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Fish for the girls

I thought that a fish treat for the girls would give a protein boost as we now have three girls laying eggs. Sugar spends a lot of her time perched. If she isn’t on the perch above the ladder or … Continue reading

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Another girl has started laying

This morning Dot was in the nest box by the gate. Dot now has a lovely red comb. I had felt for the last few days that she was getting ready to lay again. It wasn’t long before I heard … Continue reading

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Eggs

Storm is our only egg laying girl at the moment. She lays every other day. Since we lost Salmon, Sugar has spent a lot of time on her own. I wonder if she misses Salmon. Her favourite spots are on … Continue reading

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Salmon

We had our lovely Salmon for nearly six years. She was a very pretty girl with a huge character. She soon worked her way up to being top girl even though she was the smallest girl. She had a lovely … Continue reading

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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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