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How to be prepared for bird flu

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

We don’t yet know if there will be another poultry ‘lockdown’ this winter because of avian flu. It pays to be prepared though, and Kim Stoddart offers some suggestions

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JB to the RESCUE!

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

A former pop star has adopted some ex-battery hens and become a supporter of the British Hen Welfare Trust. The charity talked to him about his chickens

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Charlotte’s Chickens: nervous new arrivals

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Charlotte is given two Marans to add to her flock

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Q&A: quarantining diseased chickens

Thursday, November 16, 2017

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

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Chickens can take a while to think outside the box...

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Good poo guide for chickens

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Chicken poo can tell you a great deal about the birds’ health

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Your health questions answered by poultry vet Victoria Roberts BVSc MRCVS

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Your Chickens expert Anne Perdeaux was a guest on The Jeremy Vine Show on Radio 2 to talk about cockerels. Here Anne considers the issues that were raised

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Julie Moore shows you how to give your birds a very thorough check to ensure they are in good health

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Martin Gurdon suffers several distressing losses to his flock

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Hens’ varying approaches to motherhood

Friday, September 15, 2017

Mother Hens can behave in very different ways, writes Michelle Dunn

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The egg-laying Minorca breed

Friday, September 15, 2017

Andy Cawthray looks at the pure breeds developed for egg laying. his month: The Minorca

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This artist is inspired by her chickens

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

This month, Jeremy Hobson talks to Katherine Barney, who produces hand-painted ceramics at her Norfolk workshop – surrounded by garden, family, dogs and chickens

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Lizzy to the rescue

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

We talk to a new henkeeper who saved some ex-battery hens

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Ex JLS star JB to the rescue

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

This former pop star has rescued some battery hens

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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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