Drakes

In a previous post, I wrote how I was feeling chuffed that I had managed to pick two females from a batch of unsexed ducklings. Hmm. I was using the beak colour identification which is apparently pretty failsafe...for ducklings under 3 days old. The yellow/pink beaks of the females and dark grey beaks of the …

Poultry Update

If you've been watching my recent vlogs, you'll know that there have been a few changes with the poultry here at Shawpits. Since the lifting of 'Cluckdown', I have moved the pens over to one corner of the garden, and will be fencing off an area of north-facing garden for the chooks to have for …