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Charli's Chooks have had their second dose of snow for the winter. This time they weren't quite so non-plussed and they came out for a look around. But I imagine they will spend most of the day in the house.
One slight problem with the snow last time is that it tends to weigh down the electric fence and make it earth on the ground. So I will have to check on that again later.
Whether it is the clocks changing or the cold weather this week, I'm not sure, but there is a definite feeling that winter in on the way up at the chook patch. We have had our first couple of overnight frosts, although the hens seemed perfectly happy, snug and warm in their hen house. Food consumption has, however, dropped noticeably, and I expect egg numbers to fall a little too. Don't worry — there are still plenty to go around!