Posts in category Ducks

Dig for Victory 2015 – Homemade Chicken Feed

  We have kept chickens for a couple of years. It’s been an interesting and steep learning curve.  Mr Baker hadn’t had much to do with animals before, but in addition to building the run and the house, he is now a dab-hand at catching the blighters.  (Actually, truth be told, he is crazy about […]

Back to homeschool

It’s been a beautiful and busy summer for us.  Here we are at the Field of Dreams, the UK’s largest wildflower meadow, down in our corner of Somerset.  We’ve harvested and eaten hundreds of strawberries (Pimms, anyone?), watched the World Cup, broken a leg (literally), had the archery set out lots, celebrated ten years of […]

The Lone Bantam

The Lone Bantam

The chick formerly known as Uma Bobby Mini Priscilla (everyone wanted to name this one) turned out to be just Bob.

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