In Which we Say Goodbye to The Dorkings

The Dorking hens, Moppet and Mittens have left the homestead. I had been thinking about what to do with them since I couldn't keep them with the main Australorp flock all the time, due to over-attention from the big roosters. We are limited with space and it wasn't practical to keep them in their own…

When Appliances go Bad & Chicken Keeping Gets Mad

We said an unexpected goodbye to one of our appliances on the weekend. The Husband went to get a bag of frozen plums out of one of the garage freezers, which I had suddenly remembered we could snack on after a little defrosting on the bench. The Little Fulla came running inside and exclaimed, "There…