It turns out I was a little slow to get the Seed Giveaway up, as everyone was suddenly focused on preparations for four weeks of lockdown with only two days’ warning. I will hold on to the seeds for now and either re-do the giveaway at the end of this or throw the seeds over … More Well, Now There’s Plenty of Time For Homesteading Things
Things are still alive and kicking with the current chicken hatching, despite the set-backs and mysteries that surround it. When I left off last time, we’d had four chicks hatch from the first batch and were left with only three viable eggs from the second two batches that broody Paris had stopped sitting on after … More A Quick Hatch Catch-up
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?
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