Help, tips & advice by chicken keepers

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Breeding from a pair

Friday, July 14, 2017

Grant Brereton offers advice on getting started with pure breeds

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Ask our experts: Speckles on comb

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Answered by poultry vet Victoria Roberts BVSc MRCVS

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New home… and hens

Thursday, June 15, 2017

When a couple moved to a new home in Cambridgeshire it came with some chickens

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Part of the whole

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Julie Moore continues her exploration of the permaculture approach to keeping chickens

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Bird flu update, May 15

Monday, May 15, 2017

Ban on poultry shows in England lifted today – but localised measures remain in the north west

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M is for muck

Monday, May 15, 2017

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

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Liz McClarnon shares her Indian take on the classic omelette.

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A to Z: L is for Laying

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

An eclectic alphabet of chicken facts with a difference

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Storing your eggs

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Julie Moore examines a key issue for henkeepers

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Bird flu: what of the future?

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Restrictions are being relaxed, with High Risk Areas scrapped. But there is deep unease about the future. Andy Cawthray reports

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Rooster injuring his hen

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Help, tips & advice by chicken keepers

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Protecting the garden

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Help, tips & advice by chicken keepers

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High Risk Areas scrapped from Thursday

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How to get the best eggs

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

There are some important points to remember if your chickens’ eggs are to arrive in your kitchen clean, delicious and healthy. Julie Moore explains

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Bird flu: keeping them happy

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Your health questions answered by poultry vet Victoria Roberts BVSc MRCVS

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Bird flu update: February 15

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

We report on another outbreak, and explain how the restrictions across the UK will change after February 28

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I was smitten

Monday, February 13, 2017

Julie Moore explains how she developed a special relationship with one of her hens

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Bird flu measures to be eased

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Most poultry keepers will no longer have to keep birds under cover

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Dark time for poultry keepers

Friday, January 13, 2017

Poultry keepers across the country are facing challenging times as their activities continue to be curtailed by DEFRA regulations aimed at halting bird flu. Here we give reaction from across the poultry community

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Bird flu: advice for poultry keepers

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

DEFRA has told poultry keepers to take precautions to help stop the spread of bird flu. ANDY CAWTHRAY explains and offers advice

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Bird flu Prevention Zone extended

Monday, January 9, 2017

Vets encourage vigilance as disease confirmed in Wales

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Q&A: Coping in a small area

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Help, tips & advice by chicken keepers

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Guidance from Anne Perdeaux, author of A Family Guide to Keeping Chickens

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A lucky escape

Thursday, October 13, 2016

A chick had a close call after falling in a pond. Michelle Dunn reports

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