Search found 3442 matches

by bikesandbirdsbob
06 Apr 2021, 22:20
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2439
Views: 407805

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , well happy days was supposed to be back again ..... Trust you are well and flocks are happy . sad to here so many little ones have crossed the bridge . Speak to you again soon Sandy . Well it has been a long winter . So many things on the go. I have had star gazer (Sea gull ) in the house f...
by bikesandbirdsbob
19 Mar 2021, 05:06
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2439
Views: 407805

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all, well the house is still being worked on , but I had one viewer . Made an offer the same afternoon 35,000 lower than my minimum , really wanted it (CHEAP ) . Said I do not think so . Have another viewer on Sat afternoon . Sorting the garden out now and a trip plus to the dump every day . Have...
by bikesandbirdsbob
12 Mar 2021, 17:38
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2439
Views: 407805

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi Sandy , Daisy is the duck that is underneath if you know what I mean and I think it must be the weight of Donna . She is ok . still slight limp. Star gazer aka SEA GULL (as named by workmen in house , is laying eggs and too happy in her box . She has been outside with the flock but is bullied by ...
by bikesandbirdsbob
04 Mar 2021, 09:28
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2439
Views: 407805

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , ground hog day ./ I thought this was about chickens and friends but seems the ground hogs have taken over . VETS ..... I tried to book a appointment for Daisy the duck as she was limping on her right leg . NO CHANCE unless I go to a specialist in BIRDS . So I have to have phone call appoint...
by bikesandbirdsbob
26 Feb 2021, 03:44
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2439
Views: 407805

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi my flock of 21 is doing well , stargazer is noisy , hungry and laying an egg a day , 3 so far . still happy in a box looking out , six inches high . The occasional jump out to eat the dog / cat food . She comes out the front lawn when I am out there as she needs the excersice`s . Naughty but no c...
by bikesandbirdsbob
24 Feb 2021, 06:03
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2439
Views: 407805

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , Well Stargazer ,blue ring no4 left leg . Never failing to surprise me. She has been making so much noise ,anyone that passes , feed me , feed me ... Yesterday morning I FOUND A EGG in her cardboard box . Soft at one end but a good attempt . She is still moulting and new feathers coming thro...
by bikesandbirdsbob
12 Feb 2021, 07:46
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2439
Views: 407805

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , happy days at the moment . All very good , tempting fate , but fat healthy flock is always welcome . Blue ring no 4 (house hen ) . She is still loosing feathers , though still plenty on her . I am going to call her Stargazer , after the illness she has . Sounds nice as well . Put out in the...
by bikesandbirdsbob
12 Feb 2021, 07:30
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Blind Giblet & friends at Chickenopolous
Replies: 808
Views: 173816

Re: Blind Giblet & friends at Chickenopolous

Hi , glad things are going ok .
Cold weather is quite good .
Summer heat does not do them good with their feather down coverings.
My girls look really well.
keep safe yourselves.
Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
02 Feb 2021, 04:06
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2439
Views: 407805

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , all good at the flock of Penelope and Red . Blue nr 4 is well and in the front room . I have tried to let her out with flock but she keeps attacking the other hens and losing . She maybe keen but try fighting someone with a blind fold and a nervous twitch . Never happen . Duck weather for s...
by bikesandbirdsbob
29 Jan 2021, 10:59
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2439
Views: 407805

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , Star gazing is the exact description . Meal worms are in food and she has never not had her share . She still not named nr 4 blue , is in a box and let out when at home . She panics when I put her down . I was thinking she will always be the same . I have feed her cat food and helps herself...
by bikesandbirdsbob
20 Jan 2021, 00:34
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Keeping poultry
Replies: 7
Views: 313

Re: Keeping poultry

What you might say a life changing moment , for me and joining the lane.
Well done Richard .
Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
20 Jan 2021, 00:32
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Chickens brought in first Lockdown being abandoned
Replies: 6
Views: 385

Re: Chickens brought in first Lockdown being abandoned

well , I don`t know why they do not ask to get them rehomed , plenty of people would take them in , including me.
Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
20 Jan 2021, 00:29
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Has anyone a photo.......
Replies: 3
Views: 252

Re: Has anyone a photo.......

Hi Richard , glad you seem well and writing again .
Keep safe .
Remember your travelling days , they maybe back in the Summer.
Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
20 Jan 2021, 00:24
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2439
Views: 407805

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

High all , very good at the flock of Penelope and red. Blue ring nr4 needs a name . She is ,has done very well . A lower box with slots in the sides means she can look over the top and through the holes. She is eating and drinking on her own and have not fed her for many days. she still has her mome...
by bikesandbirdsbob
15 Jan 2021, 03:35
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2439
Views: 407805

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all a up date on blue ring nr4 . She was fed this morning with lots of bits etc and watered . I put her on the floor with a small tray of food in a pile near to the dog water bowl (large tin one ) She managed to get a claw on the tray and after pecking in the air , to the side in front and behind...