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Cadelaide · 26/04/2010 13:18
We got a bluebell and a black rock on saturday and they are my birdies and I lovelovelove them.
nappyzoneloveslindor · 26/04/2010 13:19
aww are they your first? any piccys? what you keeping them in?
meltedmarsbars · 26/04/2010 13:20
Now you'll never be off here, posting about egg-bound birds, feeding treats, lice, mites, wing-clipping...
Just hope you don't have to do a Mr Fox post!
nickelbabe · 26/04/2010 13:25
welcome to the club!
we are quite mad in here, you'll see.....
Cadelaide · 26/04/2010 13:29
Oh I'm hugely proud of myself. I've cobbled together a coop out of an old duck house (had to raise the roof) and they are fenced into the corner of the garden.They'll have the run of the whole garden for a couple of hours most days.
We have intermittently free range guinea pigs so the grass is already non-existent. I'm thinking of naming it the "back yard" as "back garden" is misleading.
Cadelaide · 26/04/2010 13:32
Yes, wing clipping.
Betty almost escaped over the fence on day one and so my sister (rspca) came and did a wing-clipping demonstration for us. I know very little about them, I've come to realise. I'm from a farming family but we never had hens.
I wonder why?
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