Friday, June 21, 2013

All the ladies in the house

Russell the rooster is a happy lad. He now has six ladies to cluck and fuss over, and all seems good in the freshly cleaned chook house. One hen has started laying (quite small speckled eggs to start with), and I'm hopeful that with the approaching winter solstice, others will start up soon. Three are only young pullets, but they are growing fast. I am really enjoying seeing all seven Barnevelders roaming around the place. Even if for most of this week it was in the rain and fog. Each evening, I've had to chase a pademelon out of the chook shed or the girls won't go inside. It doesn't bother Russell though - he's up on the perch by 4.30pm!

1 comment:

  1. i got my first egg last week too. only from one of them, i think the other three might get the chop, they have another 4 weeks to come good!