Tag: backyard chickens

No Corn, No Photo

Seriously, can we ever have enough chicken memes? This is Snowflake, hatched earlier this year,  now in glorious plumage and with attitude to match. You might think she’s going for her glamour shot, but in truth she is seeking corn. Like always, cheeky minx! Photo captioned courtesy of […]

Chicks and The Gentle Giant

Today is HATCH DAY! Having had a couple of broody hen disasters this summer, I have invested in a Brinsea Mini Incubator at long last… And today, 5 of my 6 hatchlings have said a big, chirping “HELLO” to the world! While my flock is steadily increasing, is […]

Surprise!

Six of Charlotte’s nine chicks have arrived safely and a day early! One sadly did not make it, and there are two more under her still. The sweetest of broodies, she actually pecked at me today, which was a very good sign. That protective nature is definitely what […]