Hensington Hatchlings

It sure is busy right now around Hensington Palace. We have made the decision to move into Bantam Wyandottes as our main breed and, in accordance with that, we purchased some various coloured bantam eggs for hatching. We also collected eggs from our black bantam Wyandotte team and set six of those, along with 18 varicoloured ones […]


Well, it has been more than a week since I posted about the rooster box that we set up for my beautiful big Australorp Cockerel, ChopChop. He’s getting used to the routine of being put into his box each evening, and let out again in the morning. As far as crowing goes, I only hear […]

Of First Eggs and Soft Shells

It has been an interesting and exciting week at Hensington Palace. First the good news. Our little purebred Australorp pullet laid her first egg on Friday morning! I was so happy and proud to see it. I’ve raised this little girl from egg to egg layer and was so pleased to find her little gift […]