I’m sure everyone wants to know what the chicken election results will be. There’s been no clear top hen since Paris left. But first, we need to catch up on the rest of the chicken situation. The Teenager Department All Winston Cheepers’ first sons from the teenage batch that hatched in winter were culled. Because … More But When’s The Election?
It’s been a little while since I’ve done a chicken update. Fear not, the chicken population is exploding all over the place. Figuratively speaking. Although some may have died. But mostly on purpose. We gained one hen back from a city home where the neighbours unfortunately weren’t impressed about the noise. This is Ninja. She … More It’s Been All About The Birds & The Bees in The Birdhive
A few decisions have been made about male chickens in the last few weeks. The two older cockerels, or young roosters, Winston Cheepers and James Claw, had both started active duty and the hens’ eggs were showing as fertilised. This got me thinking about the next hatch and who I wanted to keep to breed … More Winston Cheepers: The Kingmaker
Another heat wave is upon us as we hurtle towards summer. Thankfully, the mornings and evenings are still somewhat cool. Most of the crops are in the garden now. I still have spares of some things, which have come in useful to replace seedlings eaten by my dreaded enemy: the molluscs. Let’s just say I’m … More Things You Shouldn’t do With an Axe