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Cock-Chickens to London – Friday 1902

A few days ago, we sent the last of our cock-chickens to London. The hen chickens of that brood — six of them — are all laying fine brown eggs —- one of them lays a double-yoked egg — and … Continue reading

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Quickly Comes Bed Time – Friday December 1900

Dirty windows and god daughter’s birthday: The windows are obscured by the fog and dirty rain and they ought to be all washed at once. But who has time to do it? I take those most easily reached and most … Continue reading

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Ducks take a Dive at Market – Thursday December 1900

We were going to drive to market to-day, partly because of those ducks. But through the night, there was a hurricane of a wind and rain and in the morning a waste of waters. The river had not been so … Continue reading

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Topic of Jean’s Hens – October 1904

The walls of our common living room proclaim our business. A goodly frame surrounds the portraits of several prize animals. A sheet of Clydesdales and another of the photographs of noted agriculturalists are pinned on to the wall paper. Interesting … Continue reading

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Chickens on the Dungstead – Saturday September 1902

A fine half-grown chicken is seen running round and round in a circle and refusing to eat. It is haphazard work diagnosing the complaints of fowls and dosing them but we ventured on a pellet of sulphur, lard and pepper. … Continue reading

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