It snowed this morning, and to my horror when I looked out there was a big fox in the garden! It ran off when it saw me, but I was quite shaken, because we havent knowingly had a fox for a year. Poor thing is probably hungry but it can leave my fish and chickens alone. I let my friend up the road know because she has chickens and ducks, and the ducks free range all day.
Clara was a bit down at the weekend, and I was going to the vet with her yesterday,but she had picked up a lot and rather than stress her out taking her the the vet I cancelled. She came bouncing out this morning so hopefully she's ok, but I'll keep my eye on her.
The girls havent been too fazed by the cold, Ive been giving them extra corn to keep them warm and despite loosing the odd feather they are still laying well. I get 6 eggs every day.
I think Clara's off lay at the moment but hopefully she'll start again soon. Having said that she's a pet and I wont worry if she never gives me another egg. They are just an extra.