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Keeping things real…

Because it’s just been that kind of week, here’s a few random things to keep it real. To be honest, I could really do with a virtual hug right now. I’m really missing my parents this week. Missing my family … Continue reading

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Bumblefoot update

Just checking in to give you an update on Naomi, our poor bumbling bumblefooted chicken. 2 weeks post “surgery” at our hands and the foot had healed, but was swelling dramatically again. You could actually see the small kernel of … Continue reading

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Bumblefoot in backyard chickens

So, Friday night we were all relaxing outside, watering the garden and playing with the chickens, when we realised that Naomi, one of our biggest birds, was limping. Badly limping. Her foot was swollen and hot, and there was a … Continue reading

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Late spring garden update

I am using the term late spring very loosely, as we have had several days over 30degrees already this November, and very little rain – only 7mm in total for the month so far. It’s been great for our solar … Continue reading

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Pecking order politics

So, I need to update on our Broody Hen. The cage treatment worked a treat, and she was ready to come out and be a normal chicken again on Tuesday. However, even though we were very careful to keep her … Continue reading

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