Author Archives: Carol

Here we go again

Flame seemed to be back to normal for three days and we thought the crisis had passed. It was very upsetting to see the next day that Flame had her eye closed again and was back to sitting with her … Continue reading

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We have two broodies

There have been several times when I thought that Gold was going broody and it was a false alarm. This time though she is definitely broody. I felt it was coming as over the past week Gold has gradually spent … Continue reading

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Flame is back to normal

Flame has now had two full days without her eye drops and I haven’t seen her close her right eye at all. She looks back to normal. The last time we missed just one eye drop her eye started closing … Continue reading

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Flame is through her broody spell

This morning I put Flame back in the run. At first I left the nest boxes closed but when she showed no sign of going towards them I opened them and she took no notice. She is through her broody … Continue reading

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Flame has a set back

We thought Flame was better and stopped giving her the eye drops on Friday. Yesterday when I lifted her for a break from the chicken shed at the end of the day she had her right eye closed again. I … Continue reading

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Flame is better and the girls have a fish treat

I haven’t seen flame close her eye since last Sunday when she went broody. It was an inconvenient time for her to go broody as it’s made it more difficult to watch her. I have tried when possible to spy … Continue reading

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Flame is broody

At the same time that Sugar came back into lay Flame went broody. We seem to constantly have five out of eight girls laying! This does make it easy to pick Flame up for her eye drops but then she … Continue reading

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Updates

Before I update on chicken progress I just have to put out one photo of the next rose. This rose was already here when we moved in fifteen years ago but was hidden behind shrubs. Since we gave it room … Continue reading

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Flame has a visit to the vet

On Wednesday I thought that there was a slight improvement with Flame. On Thursday she seemed worse. She spent most of the first half of the day with her eyes closed and her head under her wing. I decided that … Continue reading

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Flame has a problem

For the last few days Flame was spending the days with her eyes closed. She was sitting with her head under her wing which is unusual for her and her eyes closed or she was sitting or even standing with … Continue reading

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