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– Fourteen days in and we are still loving our “girls”, the lovely hens bought from Farmer Mike. ready for his morning duties, Little Man scoffs down his breakfast and dons wellies to go and collect the eggs almost before we can catch up with him. He loves stroking them and 3 out of […]
– Here’s our adventure in keeping chickens thus far: Is that really a Chicken house inside? A heap of wood to be turning into a chicken coup and a small run We are almost there! We can highly recommend Farmer Mike Very happy chicken at New Barn Farm. So who wants to come home with […]
– Apparently chicken are the 3rd most popular “pet” kept in the UK. As I explained in my previous post, I do love the romantic idea of them pecking away on the scrap heap and producing delicious fresh eggs. …but does it make financial sense? Well, here’s the run down of costs: In preparation for […]
It all started off with a romantic vision of seeing chicken scratching away at the bottom of the garden. That was a year ago, when we moved to this house. There is a decent garden and as a huge supporter of recycling I thought chicken would be great: We love eggs. We eat lots of […]