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We've got an Eglu!

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Very egg-citing! Ha! Chickens are being picked up on saturday! - sent from my phone.
20th Aug 2008, 19:24   | tags:,,,

taniwha says:

we've talked about one of these too. Gotta blog your progress so we can see how you get on.

20th Aug 2008, 19:44

seaneeboy says:

Certainly will! It's great, all the stuff you need comes with it... Not sure where's best to get food and things, that's tomorrow's mission!

20th Aug 2008, 20:10

beth says:

fun! is that thing fox-proof?

20th Aug 2008, 20:15

Puddlepuff says:

And your actually going to lock up chickens in there? For fun?

20th Aug 2008, 21:22

rhys says:

Cool - more moblog hen owners!

Looks like the wire spreads out a little to make it fox proof. One of ours got attacked (but not killed) by a fox the other week so watch out!

We've got an electric fence around their enclosure.

20th Aug 2008, 21:46

seaneeboy says:

Beth - aye, it's specially designed with that skirt thingie to stop any nasties getting in there...

Puff - you gotta do something to fill your weekends!

Sorry to hear that rhys :( good idea on the electric fence... does that make them... battery hens?



Oh suit yourself.

21st Aug 2008, 09:14

Rich says:

Try pets@home or similar regional giant pet stores for the food and whatnot. Simple!

21st Aug 2008, 09:22

seaneeboy says:

Ah yes! there's one nearby. Thanks!

21st Aug 2008, 09:41

minkey says:

Oh...will keep an eye on your progress as we also plan in the futur to get one:-) have fun

21st Aug 2008, 09:48

Geodyne says:

Ooh, I'm jealous.

21st Aug 2008, 09:57

Helen says:

Hehe, Tom and Barbara!

I can see you in Tom's woolly jumpers and Jo makes for a very good Felicity.

21st Aug 2008, 10:04

seaneeboy says:

I would wear my woolly jumpers more if Felicity Jo didn't keep nicking them!

21st Aug 2008, 10:05

OCD Sprocket says:

"battery hens" lol

well, I thought it was funny

21st Aug 2008, 14:08

rhys says:

It's made a remarkable recovery!

Seriously though, its a worthwhile investment, I don't think they are that expensive.

21st Aug 2008, 22:26

hildegard says:

Are you getting anything fancy? A couple of Silkies would make good blogging... ;)

21st Aug 2008, 22:33

seaneeboy says:

Sprocket - Thanks, that's very charitable of you!

rhys - yeah! I think we're going for 3 instead of 2 for maximum eggage.

Hildegard - we're getting some Warrens. Silkies look like dusters!!

22nd Aug 2008, 14:05

hildegard says:

What about Cochins as a compromise? They're a bit like Isa Browns (Warrens, I just like the sillier name) but have daft feather pantaloons...

22nd Aug 2008, 14:39

seaneeboy says:

Heh, well we'll see what the farmer has in stock :)

22nd Aug 2008, 17:38