Another week, another update on the rescue chooks. If you’ve no idea what I’m talking about, here are links to the posts about our latest batch of rescue hens. Here. And here. Last week I showed you the improvements made by Betty, Jessica, Emily and Amy and explained[…]

We’ve had the new rescue hens for a week now. A whole week! They’re no longer confined to their run, but have access to the whole garden. Have access to it, but haven’t yet ventured into it.  None of them have dared step outside the run so far.[…]

Earlier this week, we had an email asking us if we could find room to rehome a few hens from the thousands being rescued from a commercial egg farmer.  If you’ve not come across this phenomenon before, commercial egg farmers keep their hens until they’re about 18 months[…]

We’ve had Elsie and Rita for two weeks tomorrow. Two weeks already. They’ve settled in nicely; they’re enjoying the sun, loving the occasional worm they find, have created themselves a dust bath in their run and are generally enjoying life in the fresh air for the first time[…]

Yesterday, we added three more members to our family. Whilst I went and collected the children from their week with grandparents, Stonelaughter popped off to collect the three chickens I had reserved. We had chickens once upon a time, before Bean was born. We started with three, but[…]