Category Archives: Chooks

The Chick

Remember this… Three and a bit months on and she looks like this: You can’t see her feet, but she still has a lot of growing to do to catch up to them! But if she keeps on eating like … Continue reading

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Murder Most Fowl

A silly heading, my odd sense of humour coming through, but we have had two murders in the chook-house within 48 hours of each other.  The question is, who or what is to blame?  There are two theories – a neighbour’s cat, … Continue reading

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The Big Black Cat loves me no matter what. The chooks now look at me with slightly wary and mildly pissed expressions.  They found it rather rude of me to put them through the indignity of washing their rear ends … Continue reading

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Rainfall for last 24 hours

We’ve had 100mm in the last 24 hours and it is still falling steadily.  If this keeps up I may have to wrap the chickens in floaties. The stray goose that I keep feeding isn’t happy either, she is protesting … Continue reading

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Oh, the horror!

I have mice in the chookhouse.  They insist on breeding.  They will have to go. Damnit!

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Guilty Secret

I have one, it isn’t so secret to a few, and I’m about to go public in an effort to simply get off my procrastinating rear and do something about it. Okay.  So here we go.  Please, don’t think any less … Continue reading

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