The chicks are growing

The first chicks of 2016 have been rung and are progressing nicely, it is a little disappointing one nestbox only has 1 chick but the Lutino chick is growing nicely. This hen seems to be reluctant to leave the nestbox once she starts laying, it’s a problem for...

Double trouble

  These two brother are not the best examples of Albino you will every see but are developing nicely. The birds have length but lack back scull,a fault l hope to correct through selecting the right partners. The brother certainly cause the bird to be active with there...

How can birds be so different ?

      Bird are no different to humans some are house proud where as some could not careless how dirty there nestbox gets. One of my hens will not leave the nestbox once she starts sitting the eggs unless l tap on the box for the daily inspection. It appears she is...

Making Mistakes

  Since coming back into the hobby l asked myself “ have you made any mistakes” and the answer is definitely yes, in this hobby you can not rush things but l tried. Buying birds without joining any of the local clubs proved costly for me as l thought l...

2016 Breeding Season

  Finally my breeding pairings have been completed for 2016 all the cages are filled and the birds selected seem to be fit and well, records are up to date. This will be the first time since coming back into the hobby l will be using my own bred hens. Having a small...