🐔🐔 Chickens now in the family (Egg laying family members only) !!🐔 Pouring with rain we visited Manor Farm, only 15 mins away, luckily for us & them they were indoors. He had quite a few, different ages, we picked 4 aged 12 weeks, trying to catch them was fun, oh no not by us but the expert farmer ! Should hopefully start laying in around 6 weeks 🐔, so looking forward to first egg, who’s gonna have that, me ?! Abbie held the box tight on the car journey home, little tweets coming out of the box, but they were fine, got home & straight into coop & run, not sure to come out at first but lovin’ it now 🐔.
Abbie has spent many hours in with them, even in the pouring rain under a cover, feeding from her hand, stroking them, handling them, they’re used to her already ! 🐔
Their first morning was the perfect picture & they climbed up there themselves !
Introducing Pam & Dawn…….
Where did those names come from…name the TV Show ?! 🐥
Oh dear Smudge, have to keep away ! Toby is playing up too, fingers crossed they calm down eventually ! 🐔
Brilliant photos taken by Abbie sitting in with them x 🐔🐔🐔
Next move is to corner off the garden with fencing, put the coop & run behind it so the dogs realise they cannot reach the chickens & let the chickens have a good run around. So while they’re young they seem fine but planning soon to expand the area….🐔 and that will be another job sorted ! 🐔
August…..Expanded the area for them, have lots to explore now !
🐔Just chillin’ out ! 🐔