Due to the poor hatch rate of our chickens back in April, we have just hatched out some more chicks. Has the yellow chick in the picture over eaten? Or has it just decided to have a little nap in the food under the heat lamp? Assumptions could be made about this little chick....Continue reading
I can really appreciate why people become vegetarian. Ever since I was four or five I have had a pet of some description. It started as a Rabbit, then I had a Guinea-Pig. I then started breeding and showing pedigree Guinea-Pigs. When breeding animals there comes hidden responsibilities that as a child, I had not...Continue reading
We've had a busy couple of hot days moving the goslings to their new home and the ducklings to the nursery pen. The Goslings Move In Yesterday I prepared the stable and penned off a small area of the field. Barbara and I then moved the goslings into their new abode. Having been on...Continue reading
With kids, a dog, bees, chickens and ducks, I have now decided to get geese. There is an objective for this latest venture, and like everything, hopefully it's been thought through. We have a two acre field which houses some of the beehives with a few areas planted with nut and fruit trees (not...Continue reading
Two days ago we had a few ducklings hatch out. Today we decided to buy some more ducklings (Breed: Khaki Campbell) and some geese, well goslings (Breed: Embden/Toulouse Cross and a Chinese) They require a heat lamp for the next few weeks, but are all getting on fine together....