It was a few years after we arrived in Charfield, perhaps 2004, when we started keeping chickens. Today, for now … Continue reading Chicken Diary – the final chapter
There’s not much the chickens won’t get excited about… I guess anything is a change to layers pellets and breadcrusts. … Continue reading A Good Day for Gardening
Imbolc is one of the eight festivals of the pagan year, and is the one most concerned with new life, returning light … Continue reading Imbolc
We’ve got feathers now, and an intimidating stare…! Still not sure (haven’t looked) if we’re a boy chook or a … Continue reading Little Chick one month on
By chance, Miss found out that the local farm shop had some ‘Point of Lay’ chickens for sale and we … Continue reading Three new chooks
It’s becoming a problem… not a big problem, but a problem. The local wild birds are eating the chicken feed … Continue reading So, chicken feed… pretty tasty stuff eh?
I’m a very naughty boy. 🙂 Promise I won’t buy anything at Priddy Folk Festival this weekend. It’s an NS … Continue reading Don’t say it… I know.
Finally the larger raised beds in the back garden are finished. It’s taken some time in a life currently far … Continue reading …and breathe (ramblings on a rest day)
We had our first egg of 2008ce today! The last one of 2007ce was 16th November, so the girls have … Continue reading Egg-cellent news!
A friend recently asked me how the chickens had done over winter, and particularly what state the grass was in? … Continue reading Lawn? What lawn?