Firework fright 

As October drawers in November begins and people celebrate 5 November by lighting bonfires and setting off fireworks. As bright and colourful as they can be dangerous to your chickens. Last year one of our hens (Maisey) died after being spooked by fireworks. She was showing signs that she was spooked by not going to …

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Five tips to keep your quail safe

I've heard many stories where peoples pet quail have been killed by rodents such as rats. So in this blog post I'll be talking about keeping your Quail safe by building a secure run... Use a strong galvanised mesh around your run The holes should be no bigger than 4 cm² to prevent any rats …

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The death- Layer

I never thought that the two Pullets I was given were A rare breed but as they started to befriend and trust me I started wondering what they could be. The white one was likely a arucana or a silkie cross as it was much more inquisitive and laid-back like a silkie and had a …

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Off to the market.

Early this morning me and two of the pullets I raised this year travelled to the Melton Mowbray cattle market. We got there very early and were able to book a cage her two young hens. It was easier than we thought as we just had to fill out a quick FORm. Soon lots of …

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