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Meet Sam, Molly and Suzie
We decided on a Beagle... and some Corgis, Or put another way a proper dog for Alden and I and a couple of ankle bitters for Karen, she had wanted another Corgi for years and when we went to choose one of these two well... she could not decide so we had the...

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Teaser 2000 - 2014
On Friday we sadly had to have Teaser pts. She had been suffering from arthritis for the last 18 months and had been on an anti-inflammatory drug called Metacam for most of this year. In the last few weeks she was clearly beginning to suffer pain and was fi...

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Goslings
The Geese decided to sit on there first clutch of eggs. It was chaos :) Both sat on a kind of stereo nest in the Dog Kennel. Both pinched each others eggs. Several were infertile. Several breakages from big Goose feet, Geese seem a bit clumsy. Then one litt...

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Wheely bin to the rescue and titchies!
Last week Alden noticed one of the Appenzellars going into some bushes beside the Bungalow and emerging a bit later going La La La La La La La La La. On investigation he found a pile of Eggs 23 of them! We have three or four regular escapees that spend thei...

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Good News, sort of
Well I survived the Cull (not the Chicken kind) and still have a job for now. Hard to say for how long though as the company I work for seems hell bent on demoralising and offloading most of the UK staff. Karen and I am off for her second dose of Chemo on F...

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An Update on Karen and no Sheep now :)
Karen had her fist Chemotherapy treatment yesterday it went well (for want of a better word) However she is now already feeling the effects and is a little bit queasy. She has a myriad of anti sickness tablets to take for most of the coming week plus requir...

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Roundup - almost one year on since starting this Blog
What a difference a year makes! We started out on an exercise to avoid mowing our paddock and to provide some eggs (and as it transpired some poultry) for the table. So in late Autumn last year we were busy putting up new stock fencing etc. Primarily to all...

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Blue Eggs
Success! at least two of this years new birds are laying good pastel blue eggs but I have yet to see who! The eggs are quite small at the moement but should get a little larger as the hen matures. It could be our only Araucana hen called Gerbil or the Cream...

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Frost
On Saturday we had a proper Frost . Bent Beak was sulking One of Aldens Orps found a Sunny spot. The trees are in their final colours Our biggest SLW Roo told everyone about his apple Peanut is still the only one of our hatchlings laying any eggs! Perry can...

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Frost
On Saturday we had a proper Frost . Bent Beak was sulking One of Aldens Orps found a Sunny spot. The trees are in their final colours Our biggest SLW Roo told everyone about his apple Peanut is still the only one of our hatchlings laying any eggs! Perry can...
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