Category Archives: Hens

Spring Projects…and a Pleasant Surprise

We have been home now for about two months.  Ireland seems a distant memory in many ways.  So what have we been doing?  We have been busy settling in, and we have been making a list of things we want to do … Continue reading

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Adventures with Prudence and the New Run

Beatrix got her stitches out last Friday and joined Prudence in Cluckingham Palace.  They were both thrilled. It was great to just be out scratching and pecking and being hens. It also made Merlin happy.  He was NOT pleased to … Continue reading

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Adventures with Beatrix

Just thought I would catch you up on Beatrix and her impacted crop.  It has been a bit of an adventure.  She seemed to be getting better so I went ahead and brought Prudence home.  I thought she would be … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

So we are home.  Ireland was the most interesting adventure….but the fact is we have made Brookwood Shire too perfect.  We have decided to stay. We arrived home on Sunday and were greeted by some bitter cold weather.  But it … Continue reading

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A Visit to Whispering Pines Farm

Today I went up to visit my friend Carole at Whispering Pines Farm.  It is always delightful to see her.  But there is an added bonus because my beloved hens, Beatrix and Prudence, now live there as well.  They have been there since … Continue reading

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So We’re Off…

The girls are settling in to Whispering Pines Farm.  Carole reports that Beatrix has joined her new friends at least once.  How she got through the gate is anyone’s guess, but she did.  She is bolder than she has ever been … Continue reading

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More Good-byes

I have always known that my girls would not be able to come to Ireland with us.  My friend Carole, from Whispering Pines,  offered to take them.  She has been my chicken mentor and treats her hens very well.  I … Continue reading

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