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by bikesandbirdsbob
27 Dec 2020, 08:28
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 433352

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all a quick one , wish and hope you all had a good holiday with many more to come . Lost my (Chatter ) Box on 21.12.2020 over night . Have a blue ring in the front room with bad health issues . Do not think she will survive , similar to Penelope`s illness . Had a period of no computer contact at ...
by bikesandbirdsbob
27 Dec 2020, 08:24
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: The Henpals Rainbow Bridge Log
Replies: 528
Views: 147987

Re: The Henpals Rainbow Bridge Log

Hi all , first opportunity to report in .
21.12.2020
My (Chatter ) Box died in her sleep found in the morning , she was homed from Brentwood and survived a dog attack at a stables . was a brown hen with black tail feathers .
Miss her .
Flock of Penelope and Red.
by bikesandbirdsbob
18 Dec 2020, 07:43
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Sandy's Pink Ladies
Replies: 1576
Views: 283638

Re: Sandy's Pink Ladies

Hi Sandy trust you are well and working .
Have a good Xmas , deserve it for sure .
Still working and busy , not fair ....
Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
18 Dec 2020, 07:41
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 433352

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , still working much to my annoyance .... Very busy at work , cannot understand why ? Hens 20 ducks 2 rest all ok , neighbour lost his rabbit to a fox that knocked his new rabbit hatch about and scared it to death . Hutch was so PRETTY ..... Lock down is a problem , how to keep ducks in a hap...
by bikesandbirdsbob
25 Nov 2020, 07:26
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Louise's Chicken Diary
Replies: 332
Views: 108108

Re: Louise's Chicken Diary

Hi , Moulting takes its toll . She may be back to normal in a few days . Good on the sardines etc . I had a worry over the same thing , hen hiding and looking down . When I checked her (thought bugs maybe the problem ) she had so many feathers with the covers on them , more than actual feathers . Sh...
by bikesandbirdsbob
25 Nov 2020, 07:20
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 433352

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , making a guest appearance at work again . Hear 3 days 2 nights next week then off again for 9 days . Welcomed back by people with out masks , went mad . I do not know , I leave the place and it just goes to pot . Hens all ok and rest of creatures doing well . Left home at 5.00 am and put fo...
by bikesandbirdsbob
20 Nov 2020, 21:23
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Sandy's Pink Ladies
Replies: 1576
Views: 283638

Re: Sandy's Pink Ladies

Hi Sandy , The reason we go to work , Pay the vet bills .
Keep well .
XXXX
Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
20 Nov 2020, 21:15
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 433352

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , Firstly hope Sandy your coping ok and thank you for the call . Speak again soon I hope . All hens are now more or less re feathered and the poorly hens that had a bad moult are now full of fun. Ducks still quacking in the morning and the top duck is still jumping on Daisy . rats are back , ...
by bikesandbirdsbob
09 Nov 2020, 19:23
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 433352

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , all good at the flock of Penelope and Red . Semi lock up with me . They are let out for a while so the ducks can get in the pond for a wash and beak up. Plenty of eggs and the ducks giving me 2 eggs a day . Final request for redundancy put in , now it is a case of wait and see if they are p...
by bikesandbirdsbob
04 Nov 2020, 10:28
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 433352

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , first day shift back for a while . Hope all are doing well and flocks safe . Firstly . Be aware that avain flu is back again . Looks like my flock are joining me in a lockdown as in a high risk area . My flock are eating well as always . Last Sat they went to a birthday party in a garden . ...
by bikesandbirdsbob
04 Nov 2020, 10:17
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: Blind Giblet & friends at Chickenopolous
Replies: 823
Views: 188490

Re: Blind Giblet & friends at Chickenopolous

Hi , Pleased all is ok .
Moulting time is rough on us humans as well .
watch out if you do not know Avian flu is back in England again .
Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
30 Oct 2020, 23:26
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 433352

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all . my 20 chickens and 2 ducks , 3 cats and the dog all doing well. REDUNDANCY applied for subject to management letting me go ( Not expendable ) . Date could be 20th NOVEMBER 2020 or soon after . Kitchen now put off till early December ? Plastering started with a different plasterer. Still goi...
by bikesandbirdsbob
30 Oct 2020, 23:20
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: karen's chicken diary
Replies: 1093
Views: 233827

Re: karen's chicken diary

Hi pleased all ok and love the photo`s
Catch up soon .
Bob
by bikesandbirdsbob
19 Oct 2020, 22:11
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 433352

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , Well long time since written . I have 20 chickens and 2 ducks in my flock . 6-10 eggs a day 1-2 from the ducks . I am taking my years holiday from wed to the 4th Jan . ( Subject to BREXIT ) . I will be working my rest shifts and O/T when around . Now my flock and rabbit , dog and 3 cats are...
by bikesandbirdsbob
10 Oct 2020, 07:50
Forum: Members Chicken Keeping Diaries
Topic: My attempt to keep chickens.
Replies: 2455
Views: 433352

Re: My attempt to keep chickens.

Hi all , well Dark mornings and dark evenings and work , Covid 19 and all the other trouble of the world interfering with life . Unfortunately what comes with life is death . My Light Sussex hen died yesterday afternoon from Canker . I hate this canker with a passion . Meds do not seem to work full ...