Another Incubator Adventure

There are eggs in the incubator again. It's round two. And this time, I am making sure the lid is locked down properly. I purchased 12 Dorking eggs because I'm still keen to have some Dorking hens in our flock. Then I had to decide how many and of who's eggs from our flock to…

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The Chickens Did What While we Were Away?

We know the chickens are organised. They're always up to something. When we got back from holiday, all seemed well. Nobody died. Nobody looked sick or injured. Nobody had started a new life in the neighbour's paddock. Frodo was full broody, but we knew that was coming. You know what happened while we were away?…

In Which The Chickens Get Automated

Let me introduce to you the newest addition to the chicken pen. It isn't a chicken, but it's almost as exciting: an auto-feeder! I've been wanting an auto-feeder for ages, but they aren't cheap. This Feed-o-matic was $125. Here's why I wanted one and why I love it: It saves money on chicken food because the…