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hen or rooster

It is a wee bit older than in the last post. A silver laced Wyandotte. I'm thinking hen but wondered what others thought.



Posted on January 22, 2011 at 8:24pm

Hen or Rooster?

Hi all. hope you all had a very happy christmas day.

I have a baby silver laced wyandotte chick and was wondering if anybody can give a clue as to it's sex from the photo? I'm thinking maybe a hen as roosters seem to have more white on the wings.

Anybody got ideas?

Posted on December 25, 2010 at 11:00pm — 8 Comments

September 14th

Spring is well underway in the garden and I'm eating new carrots, baby leeks and fresh peas.

Today I put more peas in along with sweet peas and beans. I also planted three rows of potatoes in my dedicated potato bed which has been enriched with horse manure. Will get some blood and bone to use as a side dressing. I used Neem granules sprinkled in the trench before I planted the seed potatoes. Two rows of Swift which are real fast 60-90 days and an unknown variety a friend gave me. I have… Continue

Posted on September 14, 2010 at 4:35pm

Today in the garden.

Lots of weeding and tidying up to be done. I've planted more lettuce, peas and three artichokes today. The bean fence is up and the bed I've prepared for them will have all sorts of companion plants in it. The potatoe bed was dug over yesterday and the seed potatoes are happily sprouting on the widowsill. This year I'm trying a super fast 60 to 90 day swift, some Maori potatoes and an unknown variety that a friend has kindly given me. Mmmmm new spuds with mint! At the moment I have… Continue

Posted on August 22, 2010 at 9:31pm

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At 4:18pm on September 2, 2012, Carina said…

New chicken babies on the way, exciting!!!!! cute cute cute :) 

Shame you may have to work, but will see  you otherwise, have a great week :)

At 2:39pm on May 27, 2012, Carina said…

Hi there :)  Welcome to the Tauranga Ooooby group :)  be great to meet you if you want to come along to any of the gatherings, the next one is sat 9th of june, as detailed on the group page, has been neat meeting lotsa like minds and sharing lotsa goodies :)

At 10:13pm on November 16, 2010, Denise said…
hi there, can you share your colloidial silver recipe with us please? It would be great to make my own if possible! :-)


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