Tag: eggs

Pip Pip Hooray!

Well, the chicks have begun arriving bang on time! Having started with nine eggs, we are down to seven through one candling blank and another breaking in the first week. But the amazing news is that it looks like my Dusty Dustball Orpington is turning out to be […]

A Tale of Two Broodies

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness … it was the spring of hope… – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities Ok. So perhaps that is just the teeniest bit dramatic […]

My Broody Baby

Just a quick post to inform all that my beloved hand-raised pet chicken Dusty has gone broody! (You can see her own little chickie vid by clicking HERE). She has stolen 9 eggs to incubate, so in 3 weeks’ time, I’m going to be a Grandmomma Hen! She has […]