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Has my Chicken gone broody?
Sat 9-Apr-11
9:37 pm

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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

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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


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