We set the chickens free. I opened the gate, herded them out of the pen and they are slowly getting used to wandering around the garden. Why? Because they are our little workers, specifically, our weeders right now. There are too many weeds around the garden for me to keep on top of, especially after … More In Which The Chickens Get Set Free
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