Thursday, 9 August 2012

Oven Ready Roobarb

A few days ago Roobarb wasrunning around the garden with a bare back. That part of her looked like a supermarket oven ready bird.  Over the following three days, she's lost more and more feathers.  She looks a really sorry sight at the moment.

The others are not joining her yet.  Florence did have a mini moult, but she seems to have gone off the idea.

I'm wondering what sort of colour Roobs will go for this year.   Her original feathers were black with a sort of gold/bronze lacing.  She emerged from last years moult with black feathers with a lot more copper/bronze colouring.   

What will she unveil for us this year?

1 comment:

  1. I have ginger feathers everywhere, as I only have ex bat ginger hens at the moment and 4 out of 7 are moulting - it looks like a feathery explosion!