What’s Wrong With Darrington? Not Mentally Speaking…

One day I found Darrington, head rooster, limping and looking wobbly. Of course, I could not catch flighty Darrington, despite his ailment. I tried on a few occasions and called it quits until he went into the coop at night, as I didn’t want to make his condition worse by making him run around like … More What’s Wrong With Darrington? Not Mentally Speaking…

A Rory New Year

Rory’s hatching adventure was a bit of a rollercoaster. She started with 10 eggs, from herself, Annie and Betty. An Annie egg cracked early on thanks to a thin shell. Rory wasn’t very good at eating or looking after herself during her sit. On lockdown day I discovered a broken egg, one of Rory’s, that … More A Rory New Year

Chick Time Again

We’ve got chicks again! I’d like to say it was a successful hatch, but it wasn’t exactly. I had issues with the incubator again, not helped by the wildly fluctuating end-of-spring weather. Also, the auto-turner stopped one day in the first couple of days, something to do with the power point it was plugged into, … More Chick Time Again

The Demo Project: Let’s Build Something Instead of Destroying Everything

Demolition is kind of thrilling, but you can’t just keep destroying things forever. After lowering the dirt level enough beside the concrete pad and removing the bottom bits of rotten fence, it was time to assemble the new chicken coop. It wasn’t really just a two-person job, but somehow, The Husband and I got all … More The Demo Project: Let’s Build Something Instead of Destroying Everything