Category Archives: In Memoriam

Remembering special birds that have died

Smokey






A little gold Wyandotte bantam named Smokey has lived a long and happy life. He had great looks, a super little crow unlike any other male and a lovely warm personality. His lovely dapper gait and the supreme gloss of … Continue reading

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Fraser – The Co-pilot of the Lohmann Browns






Fraser was a rather handsome Silver Laced Wyandotte bantam, who’s main concern in his later years was looking after the many females of the Lohmann Brown flock. He has been with us for over 7 years and has assisted a … Continue reading

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Solitaire a Belgium Bantam






Solitaire arrived to us via the Royal Mail, as a hatching egg from Ebay. I remember ordering some Brahma hatching eggs, she was the only egg that hatched. The chick didn’t look quite right for a Brahma, for a start … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Donald






An obituary for a rooster who’s antics will be remembered for a very long time. Donald was his name. Donald was a Silver Laced Wyandotte bantam (smaller than your average wyandotte bantam). This little guy had no sense of scale … Continue reading

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Fond Memories of Maran Hen






Our last large French maran lady passed away recently. Mabel was her name and she was one of our much loved hens. Mabel’s passion apart from dozing was food. She used to park herself by the garage door in case … Continue reading

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The Grim Reaper






Why is it that spring is always (here at least) the time for a clean out of stock. Birds suddenly die on you, just as the weather starts to improve hitherto stalwarts of the flock peg it! Lost two more … Continue reading

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