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 males swap over after a while, so pale beaks in … Continue reading Drakes

Sketching Chickens

This was my third attempt at running this course as the weather was exceedingly unhelpful on previous occasions! Therein lies the problem with organising any outside event in the UK… The reason I run these courses is that as well as a beekeeper, I am an artist, and run a life drawing class each Monday in Soho, London. People love to draw from life, and … Continue reading Sketching Chickens