The girls are finally laying again now after their ‘Winter’ break – it’s been a good 6 months this time. They are getting on a bit now and their egg production had certainly slowed down significantly toward the end of the Summer last year. Continue reading We’re Back in Business!
We’re back in business – no more shame eggs for us!
Time to start thinking about increasing our flock again now that the weather’s getting better too – thinking green, dark brown, speckled or white would all be good colours…
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!
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.
Finally, the girls have started laying again – it seems a long time since our last eggs back at the start of October. Maybe the brightness from all the snow is helping. Continue reading Eggs!
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.