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About crispy80

I love to be active! I love to spend time with my son and husband. I'm self-employed and work whilst my son is at school and weekends when my husband is home. I enjoy drawing but don't have much time for it at the moment. I also enjoy cooking, baking and gardening. I'm on Twitter @pinwingirl if you want to find out more.

Our ex-battery hens… a month into their new life

Hello, I found some lovely photos of our girls a month into their ‘retirement’. We brought the girls home mid-July 2010, just to give you some idea of when these photos were taken. Here is Mel in the pumpkin patch … Continue reading

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But what about battery hens?

Now, I’m not going to go all preachy or anything, so don’t worry, but I would like to provide you with some information so you can make up your own mind.I just wanted to put some of the information I … Continue reading

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My ex-battery hens, the first days.

Okay, so I thought for this post, I would find some pictures of our hens on their very first days out in the world!! As mentioned in previous posts, we have 8 gorgeous ex-battery hens from the BHWT (British Hen … Continue reading

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Keeping Hens Part 3

Hello again, As promised, this is our daily routine for caring for our precious hens. I usually do the early stuff and look after them through the week, then my husband looks after them on Saturday and Sunday morning whilst … Continue reading

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Keeping Hens Part 2

Hello again, So, in part one, I talked about the things we found most useful in our first year of keeping hens. This time, I thought, ‘what about all the other stuff?’ so, here we go. When deciding if hens … Continue reading

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Keeping hens part 1

Hello again, I thought it would be nice to put together a list of things that we have found useful in the first year of keeping hens. Firstly, the hens, as I previously mentioned, are ex-battery hens from BHWT (British … Continue reading

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Some pictures from the garden.

Hello again, Now, as previously mentioned, I like gardening! I thought I’d put a few pictures up of some of my favorite plants from my garden.  I love sunflowers, they’re easy to grow and the hens don’t seem to eat … Continue reading

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Our 88" Series III Land Rover ‘Frank the Tank’

Hello again, I thought it was time to write about our wonderful truck, Frank. For a couple of years now I have been driving a small, Ford Fiesta named Filbert. This is Filbert. A 1998, Mark 5 Fiesta. 1.3 petrol … Continue reading

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My Career so far……

Hello! Today I thought I’d tell you about my working journey so far, might not be too interesting, but here goes. I started my first job at the age of 13 with a paper round. I stuck at it and … Continue reading

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The rest of the hens…. (they get their own post….)

Hello again, I was bored and thought I’d finish introducing you to the rest of our flock! Mel…. now she is the boss. No-one messes with Mel. Her and Crispy are totally in charge. Mel is the don and Crispy … Continue reading

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