Monthly Archives: June 2015

Baby Chickens

Having lain on the eggs for a number of weeks, Hattie has finally emerged with her chicks.  Just two (despite sitting on a lot of eggs), but the are healthy and speeding round the run.  The other hens seem quite happy which is good. Aren't they little cuties :).
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our first hatchling

Our broody hen, Hattie, has done the business and we have had a glimpse of our first hatchling.  We know there are at least two and there are still more eggs to hatch.  Exciting :)
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New Batch of Rescue Hens

Today, we collected 4 rescue hens from the BWHT.  We last got rescue hens 2 years ago when we moved here.  Last year, we added some young hens along with our cockerel. Sadly, some of the original rescue hens have passed on, so we decided to get some more.  We drove over to North Somerset…
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New arrivals in sheep field

Today, eight new breeding ewes joined our flock.  It was something of a reunion as these new ewes were the flock our original three came from.  So our three were reunited with their mothers. We only have a small trailer, so we collected them in two batches of 4.  We had fun getting them into…
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