September update 2018;

September started off with pixie our 2, nearly 3 year old cockerel turning a shade of blue in his face and wattles. His comb shrunk which shows lack of oxygen circulation meaning a fault in the heart. I hoped he'd get better and added some vitamin drips to the water but on the 6th I …

Continue reading September update 2018;

Advertisements

August update 2018

As the long summer nights begin to darken the flowers begin to die back so this month has been full of tying, hanging up and drying herbs and flowers for the hens ( find out why here ). We've also managed to move the quail run on to slabs. Therefore the rats now have slabs …

Continue reading August update 2018

February update 2018

As the winter morning sun rises it brings hope of a warm spring soon to commence. The chickens have thoroughly enjoyed the sunrise on a frosty day and can be found sunbathing during the morning. Belle preening in the rays of winter sun light.As the days are getting longer we've had a few chickens coming …

Continue reading February update 2018

January update 2018

Winter slowly winds down into spring but still there is no sign of yellow daffodils or the humming of bees but snuggled away in the playhouse coop sits gremlin as she lays her first egg! During this month she's laid roughly 12 eggs but unlike a usual silkie she's not broody yet but I'm secretly …

Continue reading January update 2018