The last batch of chicks for the year (last year) hatched in November. I had already saved up eggs for hatching, and was particularly keen for some elusive Tiggywinkle babies. The day I found out for sure that I was pregnant was the day I had to decide whether to start these eggs in the … More A Few Crazy Chicken Months
I’m sure everyone wants to know what the chicken election results will be. There’s been no clear top hen since Paris left. But first, we need to catch up on the rest of the chicken situation. The Teenager Department All Winston Cheepers’ first sons from the teenage batch that hatched in winter were culled. Because … More But When’s The Election?
It’s been a little while since I’ve done a chicken update. Fear not, the chicken population is exploding all over the place. Figuratively speaking. Although some may have died. But mostly on purpose. We gained one hen back from a city home where the neighbours unfortunately weren’t impressed about the noise. This is Ninja. She … More It’s Been All About The Birds & The Bees in The Birdhive
Things have been humming along in the birdhive. Well, not in the political sphere, but in the breeding sphere. When we last left off, Morpheus was pondering a big decision: remain campaigning for leadership while the frontrunning hens were off in the Corner Pen, or bow out to go full broody. You can probably guess … More The Chicken Time is Now: Delaying Their Election & Broody Roulette