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Ducklings still under hen this morning but in the afternoon came out to eat (brown bread crumbled with milk & dried a little with a sprinkling of chickmeal). Thundery weather with heavy showers. 14 eggs.

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Too hot to do much in the garden. Earthed up early potatoes. We are changing the hens on to Full-o-Pep, which is somewhat cheaper than Clarke’s laying mash. Also getting corn etc. by the cwt., which effects a small saving. … Continue reading

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Very fine & warm. Netted strawberries. Took M. to the billy but fear she is not on heat. Mr N.[1] says they usually only are on autumn-spring. M. greatly afraid of a cow. The cow, on the other hand, frightened … Continue reading

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