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Easter Chicks






Our Japanese bantams have done it again! So anxious to be mothers, the Japanese bantams have hatched some chicks just in time for Easter. People talk about Silkies being the best broodies, we do keep Silkies and whilst they are … Continue reading

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Summer Chicks & Broody Hens






We have had a very busy spring and summer this year, being almost knee deep in chicks! Our first lot were Silver Pencilled Hamburghs hatched in March. They were hatched in an incubator, so no problem with uncovered eggs. If … Continue reading

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Mycoplasma Attack






Towards the end of May it became clear that we had a big problem. Mycoplasma is endemic in about 75% of domestic flocks and usually doesn’t cause any real problem. The severity of this particular strain however was shocking to … Continue reading

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