It’s chicken breeding season. Obviously, I’ve had to lower my expectations this year. Things got started later than originally planned and I don’t know how many eggs I’ll be hatching or how far apart. However, I put 25 eggs into the incubator just over a week ago, so we are underway. From the blue pen, … More Chicken Breeding Season, of Some Kind
The last batch of chicks for the year (last year) hatched in November. I had already saved up eggs for hatching, and was particularly keen for some elusive Tiggywinkle babies. The day I found out for sure that I was pregnant was the day I had to decide whether to start these eggs in the … More A Few Crazy Chicken Months
Well, it’s shaping up to be an interesting election. Just what is going on in the birdhive? Human Todd has resigned as opposition leader, which is disappointing, as he really ought to have done that before I named my young rooster after him. Chicken Todd seems to be unaffected by this news. He is full … More What is Going on in The Birdhive?
A few days before lockdown started we had a surprise visitor on the homestead. I was pushing the lawnmower back to the garage when I became aware of something coming up behind me. At first I thought the furry brown thing was a cat but my jaw dropped as a possum lolloped past me, past … More Nuts, Knitting & a Nutty Visitor