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where am I? where are you?

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by mycena86, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. mycena86

    mycena86 Hatching

    Nov 8, 2011
    Someone was asking in 2009 where are all the Aussies.
    I live at Upper Dromedary, southern Tasmania. I have had chooks since coming here 25 years ago.
    I have one white lady age 6, who lays 17 days straight before taking 2 days off. She is first and most pushy when I throw out some wheat, so I call her The Feth'ry Pig, or The Streaker. I have a permanent feeder for layer pellets, but wheat is the ladies' equivalent of lollies.
    I recently bought 2 Ancona hens (a breed originating in Italy) whose names are Mona and Lisa .
    Why do I call them ladies? Well, dey lay de eggs, don't dey!
    No other pets, unless you could call the bush birds pets. I have encouraged ahoneyeaters with plantings of high-nectar plants like bottlebrush and fuschia, and encourage wrens, flame robins and grey shrike thrush with grated cheese. I have had them eating out of my hand some years.

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