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by bikesandbirdsbob
09 Dec 2021, 08:03
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2471
Views: 514394

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , still here..... taking my holidays and dropped out. living NOW in a caravan at Orsett. Perfectly happy (ier) than recently . I lost a hen on Monday 6/12/2021 to sour crop PTS at the vets. Also a tragic loss of Eagle my hen from a chick to a FOX . did not go to roost with the others . My fau...
by bikesandbirdsbob
18 Sep 2021, 01:44
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2471
Views: 514394

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , still about. Flock all having fun on the farm , wandering around the paddocks and sheds with 36 sheep and 8 cows . The ducks have a morning walk prior to their morning dip in the large tray of water . Have put sheep hurdles around the coops and runs . Due to many reasons I am filling feed b...
by bikesandbirdsbob
08 Sep 2021, 17:24
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2471
Views: 514394

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

SHMBO has a video of the property inside and the gardens Lots to do. My flock are at home at the farm. Red has a hiding place and it took me half an hour to find her yesterday. She popped out of the giant stinging nettles . Ducks have to fight to wash in the large tray as the sheep are using their w...
by bikesandbirdsbob
02 Sep 2021, 22:33
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Louise's Chicken Diary
Replies: 333
Views: 131430

Re: Louise's Chicken Diary

Hi
Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
02 Sep 2021, 22:32
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Blind Giblet & friends at Chickenopolous
Replies: 842
Views: 244705

Re: Blind Giblet & friends at Chickenopolous

Hope she is well and you to.
Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
02 Sep 2021, 22:30
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Coop with a view
Replies: 4
Views: 2930

Re: Coop with a view

My flock sit by the door looking out ,Sure they will when they want to. as long as secure and safe inside . The light mornings in the summer (should we ever get one may wake them up early and they maybe noise . When laying eggs they go to the dark holes and corners . Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
02 Sep 2021, 22:27
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Sandy's Pink Ladies
Replies: 1580
Views: 359332

Re: Sandy's Pink Ladies

Well it is still in my heart and I am still here gone but not forgotten and yes I have seen photos . Invites out to all and address to those who ask. Not mine yet but not long to wait I hope. I feel I have let you all down but unfortunately life is getting in the way. XXXX Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
02 Sep 2021, 22:24
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2471
Views: 514394

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , The latest in the flock of Penelope and Red. Well my hens are running the farm now. They have gone past the sheep pens ,past the cow sheds and right up to the pig pens... The greet the geese . the two rams are now one . they managed to kill the youngest. It ate their food and died in 5 days...
by bikesandbirdsbob
09 Aug 2021, 21:34
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2471
Views: 514394

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi , Should not say this but I hope I am in her will..... It used to be a duck / chicken farm a long with ,pigs cows and sheep. She is a lovely lady but not a green farmer for sure . To coin a phrase `that will burn ` . Once the chickens are let loose , which is a story that happened today , I will ...
by bikesandbirdsbob
22 Jul 2021, 23:11
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2471
Views: 514394

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi not true , I wish I could tell the stories of the last few months but 1 , you would not believe them ,2 I would be in trouble to say the least. I can tell you that only recently I FLOODED the farm........ The hens and ducks are all well and free ranging when I am with them all over the farm. Litt...
by bikesandbirdsbob
30 Jun 2021, 20:48
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2471
Views: 514394

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , sorry for not writing. Latest I lost my poorly chicken that was in the kitchen Blue ring nr4. Long timer . Died May 20th I have now 16 hens and 2 ducks SORT OF. I placed them at the sea side resort 20th June 2021. paid up to 11th July 2021.1 pound a chicken / duck PER DAY . I have placed 2 ...
by bikesandbirdsbob
13 May 2021, 23:43
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2471
Views: 514394

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , I lost my kitchen friend blue ring nr12 known as purple comb , Old age I believe , she had lost a lot of weight and not digesting her food . She died in my arms 3.30pm today . Star gazers friend will be missed . Today I spent ages in my garage sorting metal ( screws /tools / parts and gener...
by bikesandbirdsbob
13 May 2021, 23:18
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: The Henpals Rainbow Bridge Log
Replies: 530
Views: 183036

Re: The Henpals Rainbow Bridge Log

Sad to say my blue ring nr 12 right leg known as purple comb that was staying in the kitchen died in my arms of what I believe old age and not disgesting her food. 3.30pm today . Nothing I could do but cuddle and wrap in a tea towel . as a regular in kitchen she will be missed by me and Star gazer h...
by bikesandbirdsbob
12 May 2021, 23:35
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2471
Views: 514394

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi me again , I have got now a very aged flock and it is no surprise that I am begining to lose them .
Being at home more and the future that it is I am enjoying them whilst I can .
Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
12 May 2021, 23:33
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Blind Giblet & friends at Chickenopolous
Replies: 842
Views: 244705

Re: Blind Giblet & friends at Chickenopolous

Hope she is well and i know you are looking after as best you can .
Be a very sad day on the forum when the sad day comes , she is and has had a lucky landing when she came to you.
XXXXXXXXX
Bob