Really_Good on Twitter RSS Feed Subscribe by email Email

These are all the posts in the “chickens” category.

We made another shelter for the chickens yesterday. My mum calls them “smoking shelters” and I guess the principle is the same – although if I find out our little girls are smoking in there*, there will be hell to pay ;) My original idea of duplicating the first shelter just using bigger pallets didn’t [...]

Continue reading about Another new shelter for the chickens

It’s super foggy here this morning so I need some ace inspiration to get going – and I thought you might need some too. Here are some of my favourite reads from the last few weeks… Ana White makes things that always excite me – demystifying woodwork and creating fab bits of furniture cheaply and [...]

Continue reading about Frugal, cooking, growing and making link love

The remaining three of our new intake seem to be doing ok – and are already showing themselves to be funny little chicks. Add your own captions/voiceovers for these pics ;) When I went down first thing, they were running around outside and when I went back after lunch, they were trying out the coop [...]

Continue reading about New chickens settling in

From an IM chat with my friend Katherine… New Cluck Debenhens Clucci Henley’s Hennes (old school name for H&M) Cropshop John Flewis Marks and Hencers And for their underwear: Bwarkissimo (for big breasted birds) La Henza (I’m sorry.) (Mrs Mauve can’t even look at me any more.)

Continue reading about Where chickens go shopping for clothes

As I mentioned on Twitter earlier, we had our first* chicken death here on Saturday night/Sunday morning. It was the little Black Minorca, who we only brought home on Friday. Sigh. When I went down to see them on Saturday, she was hiding under the little shelter I’d built and wasn’t interested in coming out [...]

Continue reading about One down – Minnie the Black Minorca chicken died overnight :(

After thinking about it then not getting around to it for a good while, we finally got around to expanding our chicken tribe yesterday. We knew we wanted some more variety but didn’t know what – we went to see the wonderful Edward Boothman up near Silsden again, and he showed us all the options [...]

Continue reading about Expanding the tribe: four new chickens!