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As you know, our chickens are here to garden for us.  The plan is to move them from bed to bed, allowing them to eat everything in sight and then fertilise the soil, ready for planting.

Yesterday, they had their first rotation – into a bed of buckwheat grown just for them.  I thought you might like to see some photos of our happy ladies…

Good news, we had another egg!  A little pullet egg, with a deep golden yolk and a good firm shell.  The hen who laid it was so proud of herself, she came out of the nesting box clucking and carrying on, until one of the more dominant chickens got sick of it and came over and pecked her on the head – as Christina said, that will teach her to show off!

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