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    5, 4, 3, 2, 1…

    Blog 12th July 2013

    5 Eggs a day from our big hens, 4 Varieties of soft fruits ready for picking, 3 Healthy colonies of honey bees, 2 Recent schools visits, 1 Bee Keeping Assessment…

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    Life on the Farm

    Blog 24th May 2013

    Our last post told you about the great time that we had on our Feather Down Farm Holiday, this week we are telling you more about Billingsmoor, the Farm in…

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    Escape to the Country

    Blog 12th May 2013

    We have discovered the perfect way to enjoy a bit of the countryside, and a well deserved treat, when you have a few days to escape from the city. We’ve…

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    Scrambled, Poached or Fried?

    Blog 27th April 2013

    At last the sun is shining, the trees are in blossom, the bees are flying and all of our chickens are laying, except for Broody Butternut who is trying to…

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    Happy Birthday Hen Corner!

    Blog 12th April 2013

    This week our blog is three years old… Thank you to all our subscribers and regular readers, we are thrilled to have welcomed nearly 50,000 visits. If you’d like to…

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    Easter with River Cottage

    Blog 29th March 2013

    So it’s Easter weekend and I’ve just received an email from the Nation Bee Unit warning us that due to the cold weather our bees are at risk of starving,…

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    First Day of Spring!

    Blog 20th March 2013

    Welcome back to Hen Corner! As featured in Country Living Magazine Well it’s still pretty chilly and our bees are too cold to venture out of the hive but Spring…

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    The Good Life – A New Generation

    Blog 26th February 2013

    Welcome back to Hen Corner! As featured in Country Living Magazine Whilst it was sad to hear the news that Good Life actor Richard Briers had died, the legacy that…

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    Ready to Roll?

    Blog 8th February 2013

    Welcome back to Hen Corner! Featured in Country Living Magazine Whilst it still feels pretty cold, the longer days and the brilliant sunshine that we are being blessed with (albeit…

  • Welcome back to Hen Corner! We’ve realised that we haven’t been living up to our name recently and have been writing about bees, garden shows and the fruit and veg…