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 […]
I am not the first person in my family to take to the practice of keeping and raising my own chickens to provide eggs for the table and enjoyment in the garden. When I was small, my father kept a flock of white leghorn laying hens and would often either hatch chicks under a broody […]
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 […]
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 […]
A bit late, as I was busy with hatching chicks on the actual day, but this looks like a good thing to celebrate! World Egg Day › Eggs.org.au: egg recipes, easy recipes, breakfast eggs, egg meals, healthy eggs.