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Ever tried to blow-dry a chicken? Nope, nor me. But that would never discourage my wife Linda if she thinks it’s going to help…
Moulting is the natural loss and replacement of feathers which happens in early winter, usually taking 4-6 weeks.
Basic ready-made chicken houses are inexpensive, but it’s not difficult to make your own.read more
Home-produced eggs last longer than shop-bought ones because they have not been washed.read more
Choosing the right chicken feed is vitally important to the birds’ health, as well as to the quality of their eggsread more
Chickens need very little apart from housing, food and water, but a few pieces of equipment will make your own life much easier.read more
Using a chicken tractor or ark is sometimes recommended for clearing ground. But do they actually work?read more
Bullying, rats, parasites, predators, diseases… who’d be a chicken? Thankfully, all you need is experience and a little know-how.read more
A list of symptoms that merit quarantining a sick chicken, and chicken disease resources for identifying what’s wrong.read more
Introducing chickens – your own eggs, so full of flavour neighbours will be queuing up for them.read more