Tag Archives: chickens

  1. Bonzo’s stressful few days

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    Sunday 01 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This is Bonzo. He’s our farm dog, security guard, alarm clock, waste disposal system, and all round entertainer of visitors (albeit …
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  2. Weekly Photo Challenge: Gathering (IV)

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    Wednesday 23 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s final entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is one taken here on the farm – a gathering of small …
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  3. Weekly Photo Challenge: Grid (II)

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    Saturday 19 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is me taking a look at some of our chooks through the …
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  4. SPIKE WRITES: “My first review sucked!”

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    Thursday 03 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Gill McGrath:
    Follow the regular guest spot from Uncle Spike’s Farm in Turkey! Here is the latest… (episode…

  5. Weekly Photo Challenge: Creepy (I)

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    Saturday 15 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    How about a creepy poo-bug?? This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a Mole Cricket, or Gryllotalpa …
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  6. SPIKE WRITES: “Gettin’ the hang of it!”

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    Friday 31 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Gill McGrath:
    ….. Yes it’s Brian the talking  Rooster from Uncle Spike’s Farm again. Brian is the regular monthly…

  7. Hungry chooks

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    Tuesday 07 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  8. SPIKE WRITES: The life of Brian at Uncle Spike’s Farm….

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    Tuesday 30 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Gill McGrath:
    The Talking Bird from Turkey is: ‘Gettin’ the hang of it!…..’ catch up  here with everything  or…

  9. SPIKE WRITES: Meet Brian !

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    Saturday 30 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Gill McGrath:
    ….with the latest Rooster News. Brian is the new talking bird….all the way from Uncle Spike’s…

  10. Rooster ups n downs

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    Saturday 23 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    The ongoing saga of the daytime fox continues. All farms have lost chickens on a daily basis, albeit she does …
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  11. Ten images of late springtime…

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    Saturday 09 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Springtime is a time of big changes and long hours of hard work. In the orchards it has been a …
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  12. Macro Monday: Baby plums

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    Monday 20 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    My posting for Macro Monday. Hope you all like it 🙂 . . The plum trees are one of the …
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  13. SPIKE WRITES: Its all change! It’s Spring!

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    Tuesday 24 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Gill McGrath:
    THE STORY SO FAR: Always second to Pablo the King, Duke the Rooster is learning to…

  14. Midday Fox Visitation

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    Sunday 22 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Foxes are just part of rural life, and on a regular basis we all lose chickens to feed the babes …
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  15. Rooster in the Rosebed

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    Tuesday 06 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Year round, the rose-beds are a favourite dust bath venue for the roosters and their gals! . Even in mid …
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  16. SPIKE WRITES: “It’s me again Aunty Gill”

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    Sunday 28 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Gill McGrath:
    Hi Duke the Rooster! Thank you for coming again. Hi People! Yes Duke has arrived again and…

  17. Fluffy Squeaky Things

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    Monday 03 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    We only had one hen ‘sit’ this year, but it was her first year and first attempt, and as is …
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  18. Not Just Yet Son!

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    Wednesday 10 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    After the demise of Nigel, young Duke-Cock-a-Locky assumed the position of Number Two rooster, second only to Pablo, the resident …
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  19. Happy Chooks Lay Eggs

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    Thursday 08 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    It’s a pretty well known fact that happy chickens lay eggs. I’m not saying slightly depressed chickens stick a cork …
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  20. Wherever I Go, They Follow

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    Sunday 04 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Doesn’t seem to matter what my work is, my little followers are never far behind. . All but a couple …
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  21. The Short Life of Mr Poo-Bug

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    Saturday 12 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Usual farm life this past few days… shifting a tonne of cow poo to the open fertiliser depots for use …
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  22. Cow Poo = Happy Chooks!

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    Thursday 10 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    It’s a simple enough concept, but still fun to watch. Within 2 minutes and 28 seconds of dumping a trailer load …
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  23. Squatters In The Chook-house

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    Thursday 27 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    We have a small chook-house on the farm, or a hen-house, or a chicken-hut… call it what you will. Current …
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  24. I Don’t Feel Like A ‘Jimmy’

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    Saturday 01 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Hello, I’m Jimmy 🙂 Well, at least that’s what Uncle Spike (our boss-dad) calls me. I dunno why he called …
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  25. Oranges & Chickens

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    Friday 21 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    It’s a sort of changeover season around the farm. The winter crops of Clementines are all finished. It was a …
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  26. Rooster That Lay Eggs??

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    Sunday 26 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Went it rains here, it pours… we may be one of the hottest places in Turkey during summer, but we …
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  27. …And They Always Follow…

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    Monday 20 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Working the garden this month. Every day I am digging. Every day I am chopping. Every day I am clearing. …
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  28. My Chickens Are Plain Stoopid

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    Saturday 07 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    In the movies, chickens their lay big brown spotlessly clean eggs at dawn in nice fluffy boxes of hay. Yeah …
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  29. Nigel, Bonzo And One Foxy Lady

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    Saturday 09 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    It was 03:22 one night when Uncle Spike’s brain became fully concious to a racket going on outside our bedroom …
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  30. Weekly Photo Challenge: Habit

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    Friday 08 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    For my entry to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Habit, I have selected a few images that sum up my most habitual …
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