Category Archives: Chickens

Hibiscus and miscellaneous

Our hibiscus is looking amazing at the moment but it has grown enormous. We lopped it last year but it has grown back bigger than ever. Our holly hocks seem to be flowering long behind the ones we have seen … Continue reading

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Bedtime

Last night was the first time, after three nights, that I left Flame with the flock at bedtime. I was very pleased to find that at dusk both Vanilla and Flame had perched. I think we have definitely come through … Continue reading

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I think we have cracked it

Flame has been in the dog crate for two days and two nights. Every time I put her back in the run she would have a dust bath and then return to the nest box so I would then put … Continue reading

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Trying to break Flame of being broody

At half past seven last night I left the nest boxes closed but opened the chicken shed pop hole and door ready for the night. Immediately Flame and Vanilla went in and settled on the floor. It was still very … Continue reading

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Heat wave

I think the entire country is experiencing this heat wave at the moment. We are lucky that ours is only three days, the last day, being today and then more normal temperatures to follow. France has been experiencing a heat … Continue reading

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An update on Cinnamon

Yesterday I was convinced that Cinnamon had a blockage that she was trying to clear. When I got back from the vet we gave her the first dose of baytril at half past four. She had a dish of mash … Continue reading

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There is something very wrong with Cinnamon

This afternoon when I returned from my deliveries I saw that there was something very wrong with Cinnamon. Cinnamon had looked absolutely fine that morning joining in with the mid morning spinach. I had given the girls some apple and … Continue reading

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Lilies

The lilies in our garden look better and better every year. This is proving a good year for the lilies.

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Another get together at the allotment

The last time we all got together at the allotment our friends from across the road provided a barbeque and drinks. There has been loads of produce for us all recently and my husband thought another get together would be … Continue reading

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Marmite has head feathers

Head feathers always take the longest to unfurl but at last Marmite has head feathers. This is so good to see.

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