Day two of the snow and the hens are STILL disgusted by it all and won't come out of their run - which is fine by me as I don't want to have to worry about where they are, out in the snow!
I opened the run door and brave Titch stepped into the strange white stuff - of my seven hens only Nutmeg has ever seen snow before - the others were either still inside the polytunnel when it last snowed here ( Feb 2012) or were still in prison in the cages.
She was followed by Babs and Tiny hen but they only stepped out a few inches then went back inside.
Titch ventured a bit further - about 12 inches out of the run door and then climbed up onto the feeder.
But she decided she, too, did not like this strange, cold, white stuff and so she turned tail and went back inside the cosy hen run.
They have had lots of corn and mealworms and warm mash made of pellets, so I hope they are reasonably content.
We have had lots of hot drinks and apart from outside essential jobs we have been sitting by the woodburner keeping nice and warm :-) and reading and crafting.
Hope you are all ok, wherever you are.