While everyone’s been stockpiling random items from the supermarket, I guess you could say I’ve been stockpiling chickens. I’ve had young cockerels to butcher, between the age of 11-13 weeks. You may remember the discovery of red feathers on the blue Frodo cockerel, in the previous lot of youngsters and how I had then determined to … More Have I screwed up my Chicken Breeding Plans?
Autumn is here, although the temperatures seem to have only just been notified. We were still getting 28-30degC (82-86F) highs and warm nights that only cooled down in the final couple of hours of the morning. Today things have cooled off a little, with some good cloud, so that is very nice. We finally had … More Harvesting, Crop Woes & The Importance of The Weather
Today’s blog is brought to you by the colour brown. Pale brown. As summer wears on the great dry continues here. Paddocks all around the district are brown and some of our plants, even the tough natives, are struggling to cope with severe dryness and our tight water management. This year we have had less … More We’re Fenced in! And Dry as a Bone
Alright, it’s time for some decent catch-ups on what’s been happening around here – so much. Let’s start in the chicken department. The Chickens Just before we went away I found that the one cockerel I was growing out, the back-up to Mr Anderson, the blue Frodo boy, had red feathers growing through on his … More I Guess The Chicken Plans Are Changing Then