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Cloud is broody

We seem destined to have a broody girl. Gold gave up being broody after a couple of days in time for Cloud to go broody. Cloud has laid eleven eggs in twenty five days. So we are now down to … Continue reading

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Gold is broody again!

I can’t believe that Gold has gone broody again so quickly. She has laid seven eggs in ten days before going broody. That equals Sugar’s record in the past. We have only had five days of five out of seven … Continue reading

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Storm is back in lay

Storm laid today after a two week break. She really made a meal of it. It was so odd because when she started laying, this year in February, she just went straight in a nest box each time and settled … Continue reading

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Mango in the nest box

Mango has now laid four eggs, laying every other day, since she started laying. Today I photographed her in the nest box before she laid her egg. I like to photograph each girl in the nest box when they start … Continue reading

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Worming the girls and Gold is back in lay

I worm the girls in March and September and suddenly realised there was only a week left of March so I decided to start today. As usual I put the powder in dishes of mash for seven consecutive days. Both … Continue reading

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Mango’s first egg of the year

This morning Mango was being very vocal and I felt sure she was about to lay her first egg of the year. We had to go out for a few hours so I didn’t get a photo of Mango in … Continue reading

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Update on Sugar

It seems we were wrong about Sugar getting ready to lay an egg. She has shown no interest in the nest boxes. There are times when Sugar looks quite normal. She runs to the treats and she joins in with … Continue reading

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Gold is now broody too

I thought we were back to three girls laying with Cloud having laid her first egg but the next day Gold went broody so we are back to two girls laying. Just Dot and Cloud for now although Mango drops … Continue reading

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Cloud lays her first egg of the year

I had been thinking that both Cloud and Mango were getting near to starting to lay. They have both looked in the nest boxes a few times and both have very red combs and faces. Yesterday Cloud went in a … Continue reading

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Storm is our first broody girl of the year

Storm has laid fourteen eggs in twenty six days and has now gone broody. Storm has started laying and gone broody before Mango and Cloud have even started laying. We are now back to two girls laying, Dot and Gold. … Continue reading

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