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Feral Beryl You are a Legend!

Feral Beryl is one of our Ex Battery hens.  We got her from NSW Hen Rescue.  From Battery Hen to Free Range Hen – can be a bit scary.   Along with 3 other Battie’s.  There’s Poor Delilah.   Margaret (aka Hotlips Hoolihan – she’s a blond and had most of her feathers.)   And […]

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What do you need in life……..A Farrier FGS!

Sorry, I’m having a pretty hard time atm.  I’m really wanting to talk and chat, and relax.  And it’s not going to happen until about 20 farriers move into the area and are chipped with those things they use in shops that BUZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ very loudy when you try to leave the area.   That would […]

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Raising the soil level

As I’ve mentioned before we have quite thin topsoil here. Lots of rock in the form of small and large peices everywhere, and large rock formations just under and just above the top soil. It’s often hard to grow things for longer than 18 months to 2 years as they are likely to hit rock […]

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Poor Delilah is gone.

Before I’ve even had time to get some decent photos, and do a blog post about our new Ex Battery Hens, poor Delilah is gone. She was a funny little bird.  Very tufty.  Very loud, and very stressed.  All the other chooks picked on her.  Mostly they would peck at her if she came near […]

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Let’s talk about roads, babee.

Let’s talk about cars that won’t go, babee.  Let’s talk about roads!   Heaven help me, the NRMA is getting even better as we speak.  That is the RACV or Q depending if you are in Qld or Vic, and the RAASA in South Australia, and WA……………….my goodness that’s a long way!   So, to […]

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Chooks discovering corn…..on the cob

This is too funny.  The chooks had a buffet taken down to them this morning. They walked straight over it, and started scratching around looking for their chemical, antibiotic and hormone free chook mix.   Then Tic (or Tac) came running And then Frank discovered this ‘thing’ was food!  So he pulls it over to […]

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Rooster, rooster! How many roosters are too many?

Ok here’s a question. You all know I have Frank (Hawkeye) without his Magaret these days. And he is very cool.   He looks pretty (even with his toe deformity) and he seems to look after the girls well without giving them too much of a hard time.   Our Frank So one of the […]

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Quote of the week – January 2013

Ok, if you’ve never been rural  before, let alone remote, then you won’t get this quote.   Is there an ATM here?    There’s what we call a short drive there (and back).  I should have said ‘And there’s no petrol station either.’ What’s the difference between rural and remote.  Well, when the work salary […]

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