Some Chickens Are Insane And Some Are Beautiful

First of all, I have a few photos of our recent family holiday in Masterton. It was cold down there! We stayed at a rural property slightly in the wops, with beautiful, hilly, foresty views and some interesting animals. The chickens and peacocks were nice to look at but, boy, have you ever experienced high-pitched…

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Chicken Changes

The chicken changes continue here and I know people are curious to know who has and hasn't made the cut. A month ago I had six hens laying and now I'm down to three laying. Fortunately, these three are all still laying, despite the fact that it is winter. Frodo is up to 15 days…

Homestead Update

Well, things have been certifiably nuts around here of late. I have been sick and fatigued off and on as I try to figure out what food or foods are causing me issues. That is making it difficult to get things done and it seems time is whizzing by while I'm scrambling to get a…

The Changing of the Guards

My flock has been on the move in the last two weeks, with goings as well as comings. Things are getting all-over-the-place. After the culling of Jane, I was left with an egg-eating Lydia to deal with. I spent quite some time trying various things to change her habit because I didn't want to cull…