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Salmon’s gone

It was on Monday, three days ago, that there was a lot of blood on Salmon’s perch and the shavings below. Apart from a mucky bottom which I cleaned for her she seemed the same as normal. She was still … Continue reading

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Up dates on the girls

I think some of the girls are getting ready to start laying. Oddly Autumn has stopped laying. She laid her last egg on the first of February and hasn’t laid since. She goes in the chicken shed and sits as … Continue reading

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A treat of chopped tomato for the girls

We had a few soft tomatoes so I decided to chop them up and give the girls a treat. The tomato didn’t last long. It’s one of the girls’ favourite treats. I love to see them all together around a … Continue reading

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Portraits

I have got very behind with blogging lately. I thought I was overdue a post and thought it would be good to do an up to date portrait of each girl. I did them in order of who has been … Continue reading

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A spot in the sun

It’s been a while since my last blog post. It’s just been so cold that I try to get my chicken chores done as quickly as possible and get back indoors plus not much happens in the chicken run at … Continue reading

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End of year egg record

This year I have had to wait right up to the end of the year to do this post as Autumn has continued laying from the beginning of October right through December. I am putting this post out this morning … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

As is tradition in this household the girls have a Christmas Day treat of fish. And as an extra bonus Autumn laid a Christmas Day egg this morning. Thank you Autumn! I would like to wish all my readers a … Continue reading

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The whole flock dust bathing together

We have had awful weather lately with lots of rain most days and it’s a while since I have seen more than one girl at a time have a dust bath. It’s Autumn that has been dust bathing the most. … Continue reading

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Egg laying coming to an end for this year

Autumn laid fourteen eggs in October and fourteen eggs in November. I thought that she may lay through the winter but then she stopped laying. Autumn would sit in her corner of the chicken shed for a while and then … Continue reading

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Another fish treat to give the girls a protein boost

I decided to give the girls another fish treat as Dot is going through a really tough moult this year. Sugar’s tail feathers are now at almost the usual length which actually looks quite cute. All the other girls are … Continue reading

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