And Then There Were Three

Still feeling shaken by the recent and sudden loss of Myrtle (bluebelle hen) to neural Marek's disease, I've been watching the other girls intently for signs of illness or anything untoward. Generally, they seem well. However, I've recently noticed a shape change to the pupil of Ginny's (Speckledy hen) left eye and slight pigment loss to the iris with a … Continue reading And Then There Were Three

Chickens in the Garden

It's been a while since I posted some photos of the hybrid hens, these were taken last month. Emily and Poppy, the old ex-battery hens make an appearance too. Our Speckledy hen lays dark brown eggs. She's lovely and very placid unlike the white Coral hen, she's a lunatic! Myrtle the Bluebell hen loves hanging … Continue reading Chickens in the Garden