Very sad news to bring you today from the coop. We had to let our beautiful Barnevelder, Delilah go to chicken heaven. She’d been acting strangely for a little while and in the last few days had gone downhill fast. She was very disoriented, lethargic and barely touching her food. We ran her down to the vets this morning but straight away he said it was clear she’d been seriously ill for a while. It can be really difficult to detect in birds. He said it was kinder to let her go now rather than wait for the inevitable. It was so sad, tears were shed. Even my hubby was choked up.