I am glad I made some feel better about their day! Cake making is off the agenda as the hens have now given up laying.
Carl told me to stop moaning - so I have and today has improved in some ways. Dilly still will not have a bottle. He wants one and has a couple of sips but then gives up. I have changed the teat, thrown the milk out and got new, cleaned all bottles - still will not drink and he is cold despite his coat. He is still lively though but does keep retreating to the filed shelter where he sits in solitary splendour - moaning, just like Bert does!
So - despite the Dilly feeding worry - today has been better for me. However, today was Sam's turn to have a REALLY bad day - his boss dropped a tonne bale on his truck (his most prized possession)! I am waiting to view the damage!
A better penning solution! - After a long "family illness" and a subsequent reduction of our herd, I am back to report a more recent enhancement to Easter-Wood. One of the problems we ...
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