Apropos of nothing in particular, we thought we would bring you up to date with the latest chicken related news! You might be surprised to hear that any matters pertaining to poultry have hit the headlines but hens are currently big news. Perfect Pets Firstly, we should mention that more and more people are deciding […]
Are Chickens a help of a hindrance to your garden? If you are thinking about keeping chickens, you might be wondering what impact they will have on your garden if you allow them to roam free. Will they help your garden to thrive or will they churn up your soil and eat many of your […]
Chickens are No Bird Brains Chickens tend to get a poor rap. Most people believe these birds to be rather dim but research has suggested that chickens could be much more intelligent than previously thought and are even capable of skilful subterfuge.
The Presidential Turkey Pardon The political world is full of weird traditions and silly ceremonies but surely the most ridiculous of these has to be the pardoning of a Thanksgiving turkey! The President of the United States is now in the habit of pardoning a turkey and sparing its life during the build-up to Thanksgiving. […]
Healthy Poultry Treats If you keep chickens then it is always nice to give them a few treats, but as with all animals, some treats are healthier than others! If you want to spoil your hens a little then it pays to choose your treats wisely. From the Packet The easiest way to spoil your […]
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 […]
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 […]