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by Icemaiden
Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Reasons to be cheerful
Replies: 177
Views: 3876

Re: Reasons to be cheerful

That hen on the left is interesting. It’s what is known in chicken breeding circles as either Barred Wheaten or Barred Duckwing. Any idea what breed it is? It’s very like a Welbar but with white ears. That's Nadia, our Chalkhill Blue (a cream legbar hybrid), layer of 977 eggs in her lifetime (she's...
by Icemaiden
Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Reasons to be cheerful
Replies: 177
Views: 3876

Re: Reasons to be cheerful

My girls have got a reason to be cheerful...
A cauliflower  crown gives us hours of entertainment!
A cauliflower crown gives us hours of entertainment!
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This'll keep them hentertained for around 24 hours... :-)08
by Icemaiden
Sat Apr 11, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Can you confirm what breed this is?
Replies: 12
Views: 476

Re: Can you confirm what breed this is?

Ahhh. Thank you. Next stop on the internet: pictures of cochins...
by Icemaiden
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Can you confirm what breed this is?
Replies: 12
Views: 476

Re: Can you confirm what breed this is?

Some interesting food for thought. Thank you all!
by Icemaiden
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Can you confirm what breed this is?
Replies: 12
Views: 476

Re: Can you confirm what breed this is?

Thanks Rick- that's old fashioned aperture priority...

Yes, it's an old print from a book which was lent to me as it was long out of copyright. Unfortunately I had to give it back quite a while ago.
by Icemaiden
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Block prints
Replies: 36
Views: 1079

Re: Block prints

A clockwork timer (wasn't he the one who burned the cakes?)
by Icemaiden
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Reasons to be cheerful
Replies: 177
Views: 3876

Re: Reasons to be cheerful

Ahhh! What a lovely photo! Thanks BYM!
by Icemaiden
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 406
Views: 6343

Re: Coronavirus

It's about as much use as a valved mask that hasn't been fitted properly...

Every time I see someone wearing a mask incorrectly I think of a nurse or doctor who could've had that mask and not wasted it... Grrr!
by Icemaiden
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Can you confirm what breed this is?
Replies: 12
Views: 476

Can you confirm what breed this is?

A question for the pure breed experts out there... Can you tell me what breed this is please? I was wondering whether it's a Brahma?
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by Icemaiden
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Reasons to be cheerful
Replies: 177
Views: 3876

Re: Reasons to be cheerful

I confess I wasn't trying to identify the trees. I'll have to go for another walk and pay more attention. Learning which tree us which without their leaves on is a useful skill that I could do with...

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