After much waiting around while eggs went round and round in the incubator at 36.5 degrees, five of the seven eggs have hatched!

Not particularly satisfied with last year’s meagre sandwich, Mr Roden has put in a special request for a Jalfrezi. The first hatchling was destined to this end from birth, having been named… Jalfrezi.
None of the other names are certain yet, but the Earl of Sandwich seems a popular suggestion.

Finally, Matt Else’s ChickenCam is back online, this time at

Will hopefully post soon,