Following my breakdown writing the previous post, I have some better news to share.
Our flock has been rewarded an extension to the 30-day to remove them request. We have until April 20th to move our flock to a new location.
We had mentioned how stressful enough winter can be on a flock, add a new location on top of that and we could expect the worst. We now have time to get our plans in order. We will be staying at Susan’s parents house until we find the best place to move them for the last time.
We are searching for the perfect plot of farmland. Nothing too large, but nothing small either. It’s going to be an adventure, that’s for sure! I’m very happy that Susan’s parents were kind enough to allow us to move in. They have a beautiful property on land that is zoned for livestock. Susan grew up with horses and ponies. The chickens will have a wonderful barn, and we will make them an enclosed run when they are not being supervised.
On top of that whopper of great news, Janet laid her first egg on Thusday, and her second yesterday! Go Janet! She really knows how to sing the eggsong.
Her eggs are long and bi-coloured with freckles! Continue reading