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We have some new bantams

We went back to the very excellent Orchard Poultry to buy a few more bantams. Not for breeding, just to supplement our ornamental flock. And, after losing our silkie during last winter, we’ve learnt the lesson that the breeds must not be too tender for cold damp conditions.

Here are our five newcomers, getting accustomed to their new quarters before being integrated with the existing birds.

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More about bantams

After they’d got accustomed to their run for a couple of days, we thought we’d let the bantams out onto the grass for the first time. The cockerel was the boldest.

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