Chicks scratching around for food with mumma chicken.
Day old Plymouth Rock chicks
Chickens on the grass. Ziggy has been behaving very strangely, even for him. Just before this photo he was running around and around with his head down, periodically running into one of the Austrolorps. I think it’s flirting?
Also, he’s a bit smelly at the moment. I think he’s been sleeping under the hens and they are pooing on him. Not he sharpest tool in the chook shed.
Guest #chookwatch - a giant egg from one of Tim’s Light Sussex hens.
CHICKENS: I thought we talked about this. Eggs go in the nest box. Please read your emails in future.
Jen and Rosie. Rosie is the chicken.
Ziggy dines alone, again.
The Ladies are on the other side of the run, in the good, green grass. They won’t let Ziggy around there.
Chooks eating the good grass down by the back fence. They seem to genuinely prefer it.
I forgot to check the nest box for a few days. 24 eggs in two drawers.
Would you like fries with that, Lady Catherine?
My brother has been caring for our Girls while we’ve been away and he snapped this photo yesterday of one of them brandishing a tiny mouse for her breakfast. Since we last saw them peck a mouse to death an