Fly High Daisy
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Fly High Daisy

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Today we lost Daisy. She was one of the group of 12 hens that we named 'The Laurels' that were re-homed in May 2017 and she had over 440 days with us. Arriving missing a few feathers, she soon grew them back and spent over a year enjoying her free…

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Fly High Iris
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Fly High Iris

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Today we lost Iris. She was one of the group of 12 hens that we named 'The Laurels' that were re-homed in May 2017 and she had 1 year and 2 months with us. When she arrived she looked similar to another hen we had, Pumpkin, and we gave her…

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Fly High Buttercup
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Fly High Buttercup

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Today we lost Buttercup. She was one of the group of 12 hens that we named 'The Laurels' that were re-homed in May 2017 and she had over 400 days with us. Buttercup was returned to us at a re-homing because the people that originally took her didn't want her…

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Fly High Larkspur
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Fly High Larkspur

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Today we lost Larkspur. She was one of the 3 hens that became 'The Whites' that were re-homed in July 2017 and had over 320 days with us. Larkspur had a bad leg when she arrived but soon got over that and spent the first few weeks indoors getting well…

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Fly High Cowslip
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Fly High Cowslip

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Today we lost Cowslip. She was one of the 11 hens that became 'The Petunias' that were re-homed in August 2017 and had over 290 days with us. Cowslip arrived very feather-bare but she soon grew her feathers back though and transformed to a beautiful golden brown hen and settled…

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Fly High Harebell
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Fly High Harebell

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Today we lost Harebell. She was one of the 11 hens that became 'The Petunias' that were re-homed in August 2017 and had over 270 days with us. Harebell arrived as one of the most feather-bare and nervous hens we've re-homed. She didn’t like being around the others at all,…

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Fly High Marigold
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Fly High Marigold

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Today we said goodbye to Marigold. She was one of the 7 hens that became 'The Hazels' that were rehomed in July 2017 and had 10 months with us. Of those 7 hens there were a few that were poorly with limps so the group was fragmented from the start…

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Fly High Hazel
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Fly High Hazel

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Today we lost Hazel. She was one of the group of 7 hens that we named 'The September 7' that were re-homed in September 2015 and she had over 2.5 years with us. Hazel was the top hen from that group, and maintained her position as more hens arrived over…

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Fly High Blossom
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Fly High Blossom

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Today we lost Blossom, our 'little hen with the orange band'. She was one of the group of 12 hens that we named 'The Laurels' that were re-homed in May 2017 and she had 1 year with us. Blossom's personality stood out from the start; she was the chattiest of…

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Fly High Dahlia
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Fly High Dahlia

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Today we lost Dahlia. She was one of the 3 hens that became 'The Whites' that were re-homed in July 2017 and had over 270 days with us. The Whites were a welcome surprise for us - we didn't expect to take any hens from the re-homing that day as…

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Fly High Corncockle
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Fly High Corncockle

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Today we lost Corncockle. She was one of the 11 hens that became 'The Petunias' that were re-homed in August 2017 and had just over 250 days with us. She had a small prolapse when she arrived, but that healed and she soon got on with her new life. She…

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Fly High Lupin
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Fly High Lupin

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Today we said goodbye to Lupin. She was one of the group of 12 hens that we named 'The Laurels' that were re-homed in May 2017 and she had over 11 months with us. Lupin had a limp when she first arrived and spent her first few weeks indoors recuperating…

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Fly High Lilac
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Fly High Lilac

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Today we lost Lilac. She was one of the group of 12 hens that we named 'The Laurels' that were rehomed in May 2017 and she had over 11 months with us. My lasting memory of Lilac will be of a sweet little hen that, last summer, decided she wanted…

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Fly High Campion
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Fly High Campion

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Today we lost Campion. She was one of the 11 hens that became 'The Petunias' that were re-homed in August 2017 and had just over 7 months with us. She was quite bald when she arrived but soon grew a lovely coat of feathers back and enjoyed the remainder of…

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Fly High Tulip
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Fly High Tulip

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Today we said goodbye to Tulip. Despite treatment a week ago today the fluid had returned to her abdomen and we did the only kind thing we could for her, and took her to the vet to ease her suffering. She was one of the group of 12 hens that…

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Fly High Lavender
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Fly High Lavender

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Today we lost Lavender. She was one of the 7 hens that became 'The Hazels' that were re-homed in July 2017 and had just over 8 months with us. Lavender had a bad limp when she arrived but she overcame that and blossomed into a lovely hen that soon became…

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World Book Day 2018
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World Book Day 2018

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It's World Book Day today and that prompted a memory from much warmer days - the adorable Laurel looking over my shoulder admiring the eggs on the cover of 'Fresh Eggs Daily'! Not quite short sleeved shirt weather today though as storm Emma paid a visit and brought with her…

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Fly High Clover
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Fly High Clover

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Today we lost Clover. She was one of the 11 hens that became 'The Petunias' that were re-homed in August 2017 and had just under 6 months with us. Clover had a small prolapse when she arrived but she managed to overcome that and quickly blossomed into a lovely hen…

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