Happy #fluffybuttfriday my loves! We are having a last school holiday foray to Old Melbourne Jail. It’s horrible in there, totally gave me the creeps, luckily the kids didn’t seem to notice!
sunimiller, 4 months ago
@illawarra_cottage_and_garden You couldn't pay me to go back Kath, too horrible! I felt fine at Port Arthur, but that was years ago before I knew two of my ancestors had been through there, might be a bit more thoughtful these days!! Xxx
wilsons_river_cottage, 4 months ago
You know I don’t think I’ve ever been there. It’s definitely on the list though. Hope it was somewhat enjoyable outing.
mezzarmsden, 4 months ago
Gorgeous fluffy butts, never been there either don’t think it would disappoint me if never get there. 🤷♀️
@wilsons_river_cottage It was certainly a fascinating part of our history and a mysterious old building, very gothic and freaky, we also got locked up in the lock house which was a bit of fun! Glad I did it, not going back! Xxx
@mezzarmsden It is really interesting Mezz and freaky, although full of Rugrats in the school hols! I wouldn’t go there alone!! Seeing where Ned Kelly was hung gave me a chill!! Xxx
valentineswain, 4 months ago
That black and white hen is that an appenzeller
poopinchooks, 4 months ago
Agree! Super creepy atmosphere - all that suffering is still in the air.
@poopinchooks Exactly what I though Rosemary and I’m not normally like that! Horrible place!! Xxx
@valentineswain She’s a silver spangled Hamburgh, I don’t think we have Apoenzellars here in Aust but they do look quite similar!
Ok thanks I brought 2 silver spangled appenzeller and 1 of them is a cockeral so I don't know what to do x
@valentineswain Are you allowed to have cockerels in your area? If you were hoping for a pullet you might be able to call the breeder and swap him for a female. You are set up with a nice pair to breed from if you want to go down that road? Xx
Yh I was thinking about doing that because it could be a good learning curve for me but the problem is the 2 new arrivals are with 6 other large foul and the girls don't like the little boy so I feel bad and have to separate them. The small female pullet is getting worse in behaviour and I don't want her to be aggressive x
Brilliant the 2 appenzeller escaped last night and I have no clue where they are if they are alive or how they got out I wasn't a fox they must of flew away do u think they will come back
@valentineswain Oh no, that’s a shock! If they got a fright they might have flown up and hidden in some trees, I think all you can do is see if they calm down and come home. If you walk around calling them and shaking a bucket that might tempt them out if they are hiding! Good luck and fingers crossed!
Okay thanks x
@sunnimiller they came back last night and where in the run and they looked at me like nothing has happend. But they had a good road trip. Thank you. I have to swap one of the appenzellers bcse it's a male and they said when I brought them that they are 100% hens but they were wrong ... lifes everyday chores 😂😂😂
@valentineswain Oh my gosh that is fantastic news! Can’t believe they came back! Great!!! Good work, glad you were able to swap your cockerel and get the hen you wanted! A happy story! 😃💙🐔
Yh it has been 4 day I think since they when for a walk but I haven't sealed him just yet due to me being on holiday x
@sunimiller I have 1 leghorn 1 speckeldy 1 blue bell 1 Australorp and 2 silkie X welsummer hens. I have recently brought 2 appenzeller chickens as you know. And the 6 other hen won't leave them alone and the 2 appenzellers get really stressed out and it often ends up with the 6 bullying the new two x can u help me please
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