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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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Tips on new layers

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Help, tips & advice by chicken keepers

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Health and fitness for your hens

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Rob Morris talks to a henkeeper with a passion for fitness and healthy living

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The Tidball family, from Basingstoke, Hants, love keeping gold laced Orpingtons. They talked to Terry Beebe

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Birds that won’t damage the garden

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Do birds with feathered legs and feet do less damage to borders?

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Terry Beebe considers the best products to help protect your poultry

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Beware of chicken thieves!

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The theft of birds and equipment can be heartbreaking. Anne Perdeaux offers advice

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Got a question for the experts? This time we find out how to break a broody hen

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Ask the experts: Mums together?

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Ask the experts about all your chicken questions

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Help, tips and advice by chicken keepers. This time: All about dustbathing

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We found out how to handle your hens and how to examine them

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Beware egg thieves

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Watch out – there are a few of them about! We found out which species to be wary of

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Chicken body language

Monday, May 9, 2016

You can tell a huge amount about your chickens from their body language, here we discuss chicken body language and how to read it

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Hens on the allotment

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Can you keep chickens on an allotment? Liz Mills, from Worcestershire, found she was able to do so. But our writer Andy Cawthray offers a word of caution…

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Rearing chicks

Thursday, April 14, 2016

In the third part of a feature series on breeding chicks the natural way, Grant Brereton advises on how to rear them

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