The hens are settling in

Our new white stars and Cheshire blues are settling in at Magclough. Can you tell the difference?

Labels

We are still a few weeks away from full egg production but we have been working on some egg-box labels. Here is our latest effort!

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The hens have arrived

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New arrivals

Our hens have arrived and are installed in the new poultry shed surrounded by an electric fence.

Heather honey

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Heather honey

After a bare four weeks out on Eyam Moor our two hives scraped together a super full of heather honey. If you have never come across this before, the honey is thixotropic. It is actually more of a jelly that a liquid and it needs extracting with a honey press.

Fortunately we have one of these inherited from Charlotte's grandfather.