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The Egg Man's got it cracked

David Herbert, nicknamed The Egg Man, tells you all you need to know about showing eggs

5 mins read
Your Chickens
July 2018

Slasher Battles On

Slasher the ancient Araucana is looking good, but looks can be deceptive

2 mins read
Your Chickens
July 2018

Flock Dynamics: A Guide To Social Hierarchy

Julie Moore takes a look at how the pecking order is established

5 mins read
Your Chickens
July 2018

In Harmony With Nature

Susie Kearley talks to Anya Lautenbach whose home shows her love of gardening and chickens

7 mins read
Your Chickens
July 2018

Attracted To Australorps

After two decades of breeding and showing, Ian Simpson and his daughter Louise are now the joint secretaries of the Australorp Breed Club

3 mins read
Your Chickens
May 2018

Bringing Metal To Life

Hamish Mackie’s sculpture work is internationally renowned and includes a cockerel’s head.

2 mins read
Your Chickens
May 2018

Best For Bedding

Kim Stoddart takes a peek at the vast array of products now available to buy

3 mins read
Your Chickens
May 2018

The Good Eggs

Pure breeds developed for egg laying. This month: The New Hampshire Red

2 mins read
Your Chickens
May 2018

Yes, They Do Have Emotions

A great new book about chickens includes a fascinating section about their emotional life. How To Speak Chicken is by Melissa Caughey. Here are some extracts….

4 mins read
Your Chickens
May 2018

The Good Eggs!

The pure breeds developed for egg laying This month: the Australorp

2 mins read
Your Chickens
February 2018

A Fabulous FED

Grant Brereton reports from the second big national poultry show of the year, The Federation Championship Show at Stafford

2 mins read
Your Chickens
March 2018

Sara's city hens

This month, Jeremy Hobson meets Sara Ward who has transformed a West London Victorian terrace house into an urban smallholding – complete with 20 hens!

3 mins read
Your Chickens
June 2018

A-Wandering We Will Go

Ex-pat Janine Marsh’s nomad chickens go walkabout

2 mins read
Your Chickens
June 2018

The Good Eggs

The pure breeds developed for egg laying. This month: the Rhode Island Red

2 mins read
Your Chickens
June 2018

Emotive Subject

Jane Howorth, founder of the British Hen Welfare Trust, takes a look at beak-trimming

2 mins read
Your Chickens
June 2018

Bombay Slows Down

Fewer beak to bill encounters with the chickens

2 mins read
Your Chickens
June 2018

W Is For Weather

An eclectic alphabet of chicken facts with a difference. Compiler: Andy Cawthray

3 mins read
Your Chickens
June 2018

Lay, Chicken, Lay

Jo Barlow needed six eggs for a special cake - but was it Mission Impossible for the girls?

2 mins read
Your Chickens
June 2018

My Feathered Pests

There are many garden gremlins but chickens are the worst!

2 mins read
Your Chickens
June 2018

Going Up In The World

Martin’s birds have some new accommodation

2 mins read
Your Chickens
December 2017

Reduce The Risks!

How can henkeepers help to keep their birds safe and minimise the risk of contracting and spreading disease? Grant Brereton spoke to our poultry vet, Victoria Roberts

6 mins read
Your Chickens
December 2017

Are These Lice Dangerous?

Are These Lice Dangerous?

1 min read
Your Chickens
December 2017

The Good Eggs!

Pure breeds developed for egg laying, with Andy Cawthray.

2 mins read
Your Chickens
May 2017

Sneaky Egg Layers

They should be treasured!

2 mins read
Your Chickens
May 2017

Get Biosecure Bedding

Wood fibre bedding can aid in preventing red mite in poultry.

2 mins read
Your Chickens
May 2017

Get The Feed Right

Advice from Lisa Mancell at Farmgate.

2 mins read
Your Chickens
May 2017

Broody Or Incubator?

Poultry keepers frequently debate the merits of hatching chicks with a broody hen or an incubator. Henkeeper ANNA TWITTO has tried both options and considers the pros and cons.

6 mins read
Your Chickens
March 2017

Charlotte's Poultry

Charlotte Carnegie has built a thriving poultry business in Wiltshire, and has even featured on TV.

6 mins read
Your Chickens
March 2017

Wonderful Wyandottes

Grant Brereton is one of the leading experts on Wyandottes. Here he extols the virtues of this beautiful breed

6 mins read
Your Chickens
September 2017

Holiday Hiccup

Things didn’t quite go according to plan when Michelle Dunn took a break from her chickens

2 mins read
Your Chickens
September 2017

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