In the interim

We should have done it in the fine weather on Monday … but we dodged (most of) the showers on Saturday afternoon and set to clearing the greenhouse and moving the Moppet House …

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However, when we moved the Moppet Coop, we realised the wood has given way in places (it was really quite flimsy), so this is a temporary arrangement.

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I think we’ll simply manage without a coop … by turning the Moppet House round against the wall to block the opening to the coop, and restoring the plastic nest boxes (cat carriers) in a sheltered spot. At the moment, the coop is closed off anyway, since at least three of the five are broody!

The big girls watched with interest, a little confused by the presence of the Eglu which is now their only shelter in the Hen Garden.

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I said the big girls were watching … well, most of them were. I went to look for the missing pair …

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… and found them dustbathing under the feeder!

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