The Cottage Smallholder


stumbling self sufficiency in a small space

Avatar

Please consider registering
guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —




— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

No permission to create posts
sp_Feed Topic RSS sp_TopicIcon
Has my Chicken gone broody?
Sat 9-Apr-11
9:37 pm
Avatar
Terrier
York

Supreme Being
Members

New members
Forum Posts: 4518
Member Since:
Tue 22-Sep-09
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Thanks Danny

I ws really worried that she had something terrible, and that I should have noticed, but I've had so many people say similar things to you that I've just got to write it off as one of those things..shame

Sun 17-Apr-11
8:13 pm
Avatar
Danny
Scarborough, England
Admin
Forum Posts: 5516
Member Since:
Sat 12-Aug-06
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Danny said:

Our seven year old Maran is still going strong but her eggs are very thin shelled this year. We put it down to old age but maybe it is a calcium thing.

Poor Carole went to the great chicken coop in the sky a few weeks back. Not sure if Fiona put up a post about it or not.

We miss her because she was a real "character".

Onwards and upwards. Fiona bought five point of lay pullets (not bantams) and they have begun to lay like clockwork. We are getting six or more eggs every day from both the hens and bantams. It is such a joy to have so many eggs that we can make a seven-egg scrambled egg dish for brunch this Sunday lunchtime (with smoked salmon - divine - and bacon + grilled tomato on the side) and can afford to give a half dozen to friends every single week. Plus a frittata once a week, for health reasons only!

We love our chucks smooch

 

Never knowingly underfed

No permission to create posts
Forum Timezone: Europe/London

Most Users Ever Online: 767

Currently Online:
36 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

brightspark: 10532

danast: 10232

Aly: 9516

Sooliz: 8084

Hattie: 6920

Ambersparkle: 6699

JoannaS: 4800

Terrier: 4518

eileen54: 4424

Hannah: 4231

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 10

Members: 16148

Moderators: 2

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 6

Forums: 25

Topics: 2271

Posts: 123052

Newest Members:

Bonafideresearch, Beebee3, janreeves2@gmail.com, topappdevelopmentcompanies, gail, kayshortland

Moderators: Toffeeapple: 16337, AdminTA: 10

Administrators: fn: 333, Danny: 5516


Copyright © 2006-2012 Cottage Smallholder      Our Privacy Policy      Advertise on Cottage Smallholder