Incompatible Pets If you love animals then your pets will be an important part of your life. They are also a serious responsibility. One which becomes more complex if you keep incompatible pets. Many animals just aren’t meant to be best friends and so keeping them in the same house can be fraught with danger. […]
When Racing Pigeons are a Matter of Life and Death Pigeon racing is a fascinating pastime and fanciers are extremely dedicated to their sport. Whilst owning pigeons does involve considerable commitment, it is rarely a matter of life and death, at least in the UK. However, things are very different in Syria.
How to Raise Chicks Using Chicken Lamps New chicks desperately need warmth. Without the correct environment they can quickly become too cold and then die. Chicks are extremely vulnerable until their feathers fully develop and so it is vital that you keep your brooder at the correct temperature. To do this, during much of the […]
An Unwelcome Visitor If you are lucky enough to have a garden then the provision of bird food is a fabulous way to encourage wildlife to visit your property. Both feed and feeders are inexpensive and you can fit bird seed catchers to prevent discarded seed and husks from creating a mess on your lawn. […]
Do Free Range Chickens Taste Better? If you keep chickens then it is probably so that you can enjoy delicious free eggs. But you may also wish to provide yourself with a source of fresh meat. If you have invested in chicken incubators and are undertaking a breeding programme, will your meat taste better than […]
A Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Budgerigars Budgies are small, colourful and appealing birds which are fantastic pets as they are relatively easy to care for. These birds are a great choice if you have a small home or if you lack outside space. They provide good company and may even learn to talk.
Why Pet Birds Need Toys When living in the wild, exotic birds spend most of their time searching for food, breeding and trying to steer clear of predators. They are kept so busy that they receive plenty of exercise and stimulation. Life is very different for caged birds and so they can quickly become bored […]
An Unexpected Benefit of Keeping Chickens If you keep chickens at home then you will no doubt be enjoying your supply of delicious fresh eggs. Many owners also report that caring for their chickens relaxes them and so helps to relieve stress. Chickens can boost your health as well as provide a source of food.
Another Kind of Poultry Drinker For Years, the developed world has been moving inexorably towards lifestyles geared for convenience. Equipment and vehicles have been designed to be easier to use and to get things done quickly. Processed food has taken over the supermarkets and junk food in the form of takeaways has become the staple […]
Grandfather Wins Big and Orders a Parrot Joe Brown, a grandfather from Wigan has always enjoyed a flutter. Every Saturday he takes advantage of Betfred’s Scoop6 accumulator and last month this netted him £13,140 from a modest £2 bet. Construction worker Brown loves betting on the horses and on this occasion all six of his […]