Belgians are a great bantam breed for the smaller backyard.
The team out in the garden. I find they do a lot less damage compared with other breeds due to the smaller size, five toes and feathered feet.
This is Betty a white Araucana hen cross, she lays the most beautiful olive green eggs.
This is the late Araucana rooster Caspian, he was one of the most wonderful natured roosters I have ever had the pleasure of owning.
Bea free ranging.
Flash our Araucana cross rooster – close up
One of our lavender coloured Araucana hens clearing the vegetable garden of the season past it edible crops.
This is Betty’s sister Tiger, another Araucana cross.
White Silkie hen ‘Princess’ is one of the most loved by all children who meet her.
Snowball our Coronation Sussex cruising the backyard with fellow Sussex Saffron.
This is Flash our Araucana rooster cross having fun picking the last of the kale.
Dot and myself having a cuddle. She is the most passive and friendly chook we have at the ripe old age of nearly 10.
Blue/Araucana, Khaki/Araucana X, Cream/Sussex
Bottoms up at the water bucket!
Our Buff Sussex hen Bea. I love all the Sussex, they come in a variety of colours and have wonderful personalities and are reasonable layers too.
Silver laced Wyandotte are a real show stopper in the backyard with their stunning plumage.
Rusty the Buff Silkie Rooster
Saffron our Speckled Sussex is one the most spectacular plumage wise in the group.
Our lavender Araucana hen Stella is favourite of mine to take out for chook keeping workshops and talks.
This is Dot our oldest chook in the flock at the ripe old age of nearly 9-10 yrs.
Gardening for the Good Life!