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We’re back in Business!

As anyone with chickens will know, the ‘egg song’ is pretty unmistakable – it’s how a hen often announces the delivery of an egg. It’s something that we haven’t heard since Sept/October time as they went into moult and their non-productive period so I was rather excited yesterday afternoon when I heard that familiar noise. Continue reading We’re back in Business!

We’re back in business, hurrah!

It’s been a week since the avian flu restrictions in Scotland were lifted and the girls regained their freedom and now we have our first egg of 2017 – better late than never I guess!

Well done Rose, now Betty it’s your¬†turn…..

Guess that also means we need to start thinking about ripping down their temporary run and getting back to building the new one so that we can get some new chickens to join our little flock.

We’ve got ourselves some chickens!

Yesterday was the big day and we drove over to Culzean Chooks on the West Coast of Scotland to collect our three beautiful new Cream Legbar pullets.¬†Cream Legbars are beautiful birds that lay 270c blue eggs per year, although we’ve been told that they might be an olive green colour when they first start laying.

Our Betty - top of the pecking order!
Our Betty – top of the pecking order!

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