Posts tagged as Chickens

  • The Cairngorm 'Girls' & Boys - September Update

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    Lost and Found Betty Blue went missing on July 6th. Having searched high and low we could not find her anywhere. However, a couple of days later Dave found her wedged into a tiny gap between the fence and the coop! Betty was in quite a state, she had even laid a pile of eggs whilst she was stuck! …

  • The Cairngorm 'Girls'...and 'Boys' - March 2016 Update

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    In January we unveiled a new chicken coop for The Girls. It was built for us by a close neighbour and local business – The Glenmore Shop & Pinemarten Bar. The new coop was quite a bit bigger than the old one so we made the decision to get a few new girlies to join the team! On February 6th a …

  • The Cairngorm ‘Girls’ – September 2015 Update

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    Well it’s been an eventful summer for The Cairngorm 'Girls'… Daftie White became unwell due to reasons unknown.  She managed to hang in there over the summer but a local cat started terrorising the girls, which didn’t do her nerves any good.  A few days later a dog off a lead grabbed our lovely …

  • Cairngorm Girls One Year On

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    Some of you may remember our Here Come the Girls blog post from last year when a group of rescued battery hens arrived at Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel looking a little worse for wear. Youth hostel manager, Caroline, gives us an update on the Cairngorm Girls one year on...“The Girls are doing great! …

  • Here come the girls...

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    Our Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel has recently seen a small number of guests take up a permanent residency. Youth hostel Manager Caroline McQueen has written all about the 'Girls' arrival and how well they have settled into their new home. The Girls arrived at the youth hostel on the evening of …