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
We have been enjoying unusually cool weather here. Or at least I have. The daily highs have been around 21-22degC, which is my ideal summer weather. People at the beach might not be so impressed but it’s been so great for getting things done outside. I had some big weeding sessions after Christmas, mainly in … More Wee May Bee Rampant But We Will Be Used
Broody Roulette has been a long game. When we left off last time, lockdown time for the first batch of incubator eggs was approaching. I was waiting to see if resident superbroody, Frodo, would go properly broody so I could give her the second small batch of eggs (Batch #2) that were two days behind … More Broody Roulette: More Bad Turns & Silver Linings