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Introducing new chickens to your flock – Omlet’s Eglu

Due to some sad losses, we’ve been down to two chickens in our flock for a while now, and with spring arriving we wanted to expand the brood. So back to Hinchliffe’s Farm we went, and luckily for us, they still had a few point of lay hens for sale, despite an unprecedented demand for them recently. […]

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Pullet Eggs this Easter?

This Easter, The Local Pantry is giving away pullet eggs to customers that buy an Easter treat in their cafe and shop. I had never heard of pullet eggs before (and I keep chickens!). They are small eggs, that are produced by chickens when they first start laying. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with them, but due […]

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Is Omlet’s Eglu all it’s cracked up to be?

In a word: YES. I was woken at 3am by the latest addition to the Murricane family and stumbled my way into the bathroom, still half asleep and cursing the cold. I was then startled by an almighty clatter coming from outside, which was followed by lots of squawking, gobbling and flapping from our 4 […]

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

I think my nesting instinct has finally waned, which is something of a relief! It made me nervous – I washed every item we own, hoovered, and even did some ironing (unheard of – ironing is strictly a Mr M duty!). I also batch cooked like a maniac and may have only stopped because the […]

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Chicken Chasing

Every time we have to round up the new chooks, I am highly amused. I thought I’d share the wealth 🙂

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The Good Life – Captain Birdseye Lays First Egg!

A few weeks ago we got 3 new chickens; Hilda, Barbara and Captain Birdseye. Poor Henny was our one remaining chicken, and had been on her own since the demise of Captain Beaky and Penny. Since chickens aren’t very happy on their own, we decided to get her some friends. You’d think she’d be thankful, […]