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Care & advice

Monday, July 13, 2015
Tom and his dad Robert assemble a coop

Chickens are good for you. They can be particularly helpful if you are feeling depressed. Thomas Smithson, 22, from South London, wrote to tell us his story

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Monday, July 13, 2015
Animals, including chickens, share a common language with us - telepathy.

There is a secret to communicating with chickens. Julie Moore talks to a pioneer in animal communication who explains how it is done

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Monday, July 13, 2015
Ivy with one of her chicks, a Fayoumi

Charlotte Popescu tells an elderly Welsummer saves the day when a broody hen abandons her eggs

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Sitting on the grass and being at their level works best.

There is an art to taming chicks and chickens. By doing so, you will find henkeeping so much more rewarding. Julie Moore shows you how

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Pam's free ranging Buff Orpingtons with barred Plymouth Rocks and a Welsummer in the background at Blackwater

What are the most popular chicken breeds with buyers? Charlotte Popescu visited three poultry breeders to find out

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Rescue a hen

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Ex-battery hens enjoy their freedom

Hurrah summer is nearly here, the time for doing all those outdoor tasks, pottering in the garden and making the most of the sunny days (we hope) and light nights. Remember, too, it’s a time to stop and relax and one of the best ways to do this is with your hens, who are quite simply some of the best time wasters in the world.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Heading for a milestone- 10 years of rescuing ex- battery hens`

British Hen Welfare Trust celebrates a big anniversary this year

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News

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Trilby checks out the chooks

Martin Gurdon has a health scare with his flock

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Monday, July 13, 2015
Effie and Tilly in the cat bed... who has now reclaimed her bed

Jo Barlow has a confession to make. Her chickens have taken over her life

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Monday, July 13, 2015
Chris Parker judging

This month, Jeremy Hobson talks with Chris Parker, vice-chairman and past President of the Poultry Club of Great Britain, show judge and bantam exhibitor of note

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Mandy Shepherd with her chickens

This month, Jeremy Hobson talks to the renowned wildlife and military artist Mandy Shepherd about her recently acquired love of chickens!

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Ken Rigby and some of his crew of assistants

Poultry Pals Grant Brereton and Andy Cawthray are visiting key people in the ‘scene’. This month they take a trip to Pear Tree Poultry in Lancashire

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Dates for your diary

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Poultry show champions A J Cumming (left) and Robin Creighton with winning birds

Diary dates Jul- Aug

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Poultry show champions A J Cumming (left) and Robin Creighton with winning birds

Diary dates May-Jun

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
diary dates mar-apr

Ones for your diary....

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Champion Poland Trio at the 2014 National Poultry Show (Photo: Rupert Stephenson)

Ones for your diary....

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Don’t miss out on these exciting events

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