Category Archives: chickens

Look at all our chickens!

Our chickens’ pens, inspired by Polyface Farm, are moved every single day to give them fresh grass, fresh ground to scratch and somewhere new to poo. They have automatic drinkers (fed from a diesel fuel can – but it does … Continue reading

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Buster the cockerel’s sexual preferences…

Oh dear. I’m worried that our cockerel, Buster, isn’t too keen on the ladies. Sigh. Now I am all for equal opportunities, but a gay cockerel presents a real moral dilemma! His job isn’t a complicated one, and for most … Continue reading

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Buster welcomes a couple of ladyfriends to his pad…

Many thanks to Tom for this great video of Buster welcoming a couple of ladies to his bachelor pad:

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The arrival of Buster, our new cockerel!

Here’s Buster, our new Buff Sussex cockerel, who arrived from The Suffolk Chicken Company today. Isn’t he great? He’s in a pen next to his ladies, apparantly they need bit of “speed dating” (as Tom put it!) in parallel pens … Continue reading

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Chick Hatching

A simple, everyday miracle in The Oak Tree incubator, a Light Sussex chick hatching. Rest assured the little one was cuddled and played with just as soon as his or her fluff had dried out enough to come out of … Continue reading

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First Feathers!

Sammy and Charlie, the Buff Sussex chicks get their first feathers!    

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