Fly High White
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Fly High White

  • Post Category:In Memory

Today we lost White. Losing a hen is never easy, but this was particularly sad as White was the last remaining hen from our first group of hens that we got over 3 years ago. White's been there from the very start. In May 2014 when Amber, Brown, Grey and…

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Quintuple Integration Day 1
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Quintuple Integration Day 1

  • Post Category:Behaviour

Today was the day we decided to integrate the recent arrivals and the hens that had been poorly but had now recovered enough to be part of the main flock. Integrating 2 groups is bad enough, but we wanted a single flock and to have all the hens outside together,…

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White’s First Trip to the Vet
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White’s First Trip to the Vet

  • Post Category:Health

In the 3 years that we've had White, she's been relatively healthy and trouble-free. The last few weeks however, she's had quiet moments that have usually been followed by her laying a soft shelled egg, but she's bounced back to her usual self. In the last few days however, she's…

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White’s 3 Year Henniversary
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White’s 3 Year Henniversary

Three years ago today we brought home our first group of hens, and little did we know the effect it would have on our lives. That day in 2014 I didn't project forward and think what things would be like today, but if I had, I would have naively thought…

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A Little Star
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A Little Star

  • Post Category:Eggs

White is the last of our original 4 point of lay hybrids that we got in 2014. She's a White Star, a White Leghorn cross, and a small hen that lays lovely pure white eggs. We were told when we got her that she'd lay a lot of eggs, and…

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