Pics for the day
Just remember, if you’re going to play around with the chicks, make sure mum isn’t close by… Greylag Goose chicks at WWT Slimbridge today, on a very wet morning. Of course it was raining; it was a Bank Holiday in Britain! But while we’re on the subject of chicks… the robin chicks whose parents recklessly…
Little Chick one month on
We’ve got feathers now, and an intimidating stare…! Still not sure (haven’t looked) if we’re a boy chook or a girl chook, and unsure what the future holds if we decide to grow some. Little chook is a month old now, and has survived being left to its own devices. No special treatment, no special…
New Chook Chick!
One of our Welsummers went broody a while ago. For a time we just kept moving her out of the coop into the run, hoping she’d forget the idea, but she insisted on returning and laying, superbly hot and shaped like a deflated football shaped non-flying saucer. In the end one of my parish council…