Right – so which one of my hens has been fraternizing with an ostrich lately? Hmm? Whoever she is, her latest production is about the size of an avocado and can be compared to a human female giving birth to a 35-year-old man. With full beard. (*YIKES!!!*) In any case, the chick […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
There are days, and this is one, when I thank God I was not born a chicken – Mother Hen © motherhendiaries 2015, all rights reserved.