Henry, no moreRSS feed

Posted: Sunday 23 July, 2006

by Rosemary at 9:24am in Poultry 2 comments Comments closed

Unfortunately, epecially for him, our cockerel, Henry, has been killed by a fox (we think). He was there at 10am when I left the house and, by the time Dan came home at noon, he was gone. All that was left was a pile of feathers. Dan followed the trail of feathers along the hedge and found the body under the brambles, headless.

It was a short life but, I think, a happy one - corn three times a day and unlimited sex. What more could a boy ask for!

So we'll have to think about a replacement, but not just yet.



Sunday 30 July, 2006 at 4:06pm

sorry you lost your Henry, as you say though he did have a fine life with you,

I was just reading your compost post and my homebase compost was rubbish too, I used it last year with good results so maybe they are just inconsistent with quality,

Marie Webb

Thursday 24 August, 2006 at 5:58pm

Poor Henry!! We haven't had anymore problems with the fox (touch wood). Our 'Roger' is still going strong with another me just having hatched some more eggs and another 3 under a broody maran hen. This wasn't by choice really but she's really violent if you try and move her or take the eggs so Chris decided to leave her on them.

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