Winter care for chickens & treats for my cats

When I shared tips for taking care of cats during the autumn and winter earlier this week I had a great response and my attention turned to other pets in the family. I thought about the animals we care for who are ‘outside’ pets; in our family we have chickens and guinea pigs, and other […]

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Pieday Friday ~ the tastiest chicken recipe ever

I had a few chicken thighs, drumsticks and wings in the freezer and I had no idea what to do with them to turn them into a tasty dinner. Other than roasting them, I was fresh out of ideas. So I asked hubby to work his magic with a bit of a marinade (he’s such […]

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Update – our little chicks have hatched… and grown up!

After recently posting about two of the family chickens hatching out their first clutch of chicks, I was asked to keep my lovely readers updated with photos of them as they grew into adult chickens.  The first to hatch were these little black and yellow chicks – look how much they’ve grown already: Fair enough […]

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Our cute little chicks have finally hatched!

Yesterday mum’s lovely little chicken ‘Friendly’ hatched 2 of her eggs into fluffy little chicks – here’s a photo of these angelic yellow bundles of fluff – one of these chicks is only 1 hour old – there was 1 chick at lunchtime and by 1pm the second one had emerged and puffed itself up already! […]

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