Articles from twigg

Steve’s Homemade Incubator We decided to keep chickens recently. City Ordinances duly consulted we were on our way. The initial choices lay between buying day-old chicks, point of lay pullets or hatching eggs. We wanted the kids to have the full experience, so hatching eggs were the first choice. When I left the UK, I left behind my wonderful Brinsea Octagon 20. We couldn’t afford the $300 a new one would cost, so I wondered how hard it might be to build one. After all, I have a decently...
The Chicken Coop When I lived in the UK we kept chickens. Just very recently Jodie asked if we might keep a few here. Seemed like a reasonable idea, and the City Ordinances allowed it, so I built an incubator and in it we hatched 10 Buff Orpington chicks. Before moving to West Pond, I lived just a few miles from Forsham Cottage Arks. I had one of their Boughton range, as did my parents, who also had the Lamberhurst Dovecote. I had always liked the look of the Lenham Arks and decided...
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