An afternoon with the chickens

We’re still very taken with our new bantams, but just to show that we haven’t lost our affection for the Ixworths, here we are handing out the last of the blackberries to them. Blackberries are one of the very few treats that the cockerel won’t share. They’re just too good …

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Ixworth Blackberries a

But I’m afraid that the bantams were the object of most admiration from our family visitors, including our little granddaughter, who found that bantams love blackberries too. So here’s a simple gallery of pix:

Frizzle Chamois Poland

Frizzle Chamois Poland

White Silkie

White Silkie

Our Pekin/Marans Cockerel

Our Pekin/Marans Cockerel

Silver Partridge Pekin

Silver Partridge Pekin

Smooth Chamois Poland

Smooth Chamois Poland

Silver Spangled Hamburg

Silver Spangled Hamburg

Chocolate Wyandotte

Chocolate Wyandotte

They’re much enjoying the fine September weather, and we’re hoping that it lasts for a while before the wet and muddy days set in.

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