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Stray visitors

Monday, February 15, 2016
Rocky the duckling

Janine Marsh finds more than she bargained for in the chicken run

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Plenty of personality

Monday, February 15, 2016
Collider

Chickens definitely have different characters, says Martin Gurdon

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Going global

Monday, February 15, 2016
Chickens- or their symbols- are all pervasive in across the world

Keeping chickens is not just popular in Britain – it is a hugely popular hobby in many other countries too. Jeremy Hobson reports

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Local girl

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Lauren with Transylvanian Naked Neck chicks

Lauren Strong, 12, looks after the chickens at her local pub as well as her own flock. Charlotte Popescu went to meet her

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Black beauties

Thursday, January 21, 2016
My new Ayam Cemanis

Charlotte gets some Ayam Cemanis

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Simon says

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Simon Pickles with one of his Polands

This month, Jeremy Hobson talks to Simon Pickles, an enthusiastic and knowledgeable chicken-keeper and exhibitor, who is also one of the mainstays of the Poland Club of Great Britain.

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Jane Howorth Founder of the British Hen Welfare Trust

The founder of a hen welfare charity has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.

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Jamie’s chickens

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Jamie Oliver checks his chickens

Jamie Oliver is famous as a celebrity chef, restaurateur, media personality and campaigner for better food education. He is also a keen chicken keeper! Here he talks about the passions that drive his work

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Bantams are best

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Mixed 2

In this feature series, we are asking our writers to choose the perfect flock for the back garden, one that is attractive, interesting, stable, harmonious and with a good level of egg production. This month: Samantha Bowles

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Hens by design

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Sophie Allport wearing a chicken design apron. INSET: A Sophie Allport coaster, placemat and napkin featuring chickens

Sophie Allport is a designer whose work features on many of her fine bone china, kitchen and home textiles. Sophie loves chickens and takes some of her inspiration from those of her best friend and marketing manager, Pippa Rymer. Jeremy Hobson talks to both.

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A bit of gossip….

Thursday, December 3, 2015
Celine Dion recovered and is pictured back with her crew

Janine Marsh’s neighbour Jean-Pierre really has something to talk about now

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Chickens have proved a big hit with the pupils at Stanford- in- the Vale Primary School

Annette Casey visits an Oxfordshire school where chickens have a key role

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Hamis, my son, at Mid Somerset Show

Jodie and her chicks prove a hit with the children

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Laura’s ladies

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Laura Basset

This month, Jeremy Hobson talks to Laura Basset, co-owner of a Somerset pub, who also happens to be an enthusiastic owner of sheep, pigs, ducks and chickens

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Deborah’s hen den

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Deborah Meaden- a soft side

For those of you who enjoy the TV series Dragon’s Den, Deborah Meaden will be instantly recognisable as one of the rather fierce ‘inquisitors’. But she has a soft side too, with a love of animals… including chickens. Deborah supports the work of the British Hen Welfare Trust, and talked to them about her birds. She kindly agreed for the interview to be published in Your Chickens

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Chicken of Fate

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Milly, The 'Chicken of Fate' who was resuced by Lelsey and Phil Carline. Milly is a buff- mottled Pekin bantham

Phil and Lesley Carline had no interest in keeping chickens… until fate stepped in. Now they are hooked. Rob Morris reports

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Bra-vo, it’s a chick!

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Annette with Titania and another duckling

Janine has a friend with a novel way of hatching a chick…

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Chickens and more…

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Teacher Debbie Isley with two of the students and chickens

Students at a Sussex college not only interact with chickens, they have pigs and bees as well. Helen Stockton reports

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Could you give a hen like Pumpkin a happy home this Autumn?

Thousands of lucky hens are soon to be given the opportunity to enjoy a free range retirement as loving pets.

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A good sisterhood

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Lovely Lavender now

Chickens can aspire to a special accolade….

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From hobby to business

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Sarah McKenzie with one of her birds

This month Jeremy Hobson visits Sarah McKenzie of Sussex Garden Poultry and discovers a lady with plenty of knowledge, enthusiasm and enterprising ideas.

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My new hens

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Charlton chicks1

Charlotte Popescu discovers a new breeder has set up just down the road, and buys some birds from her

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The Good Coop Guide

Monday, August 17, 2015
An ark, the original form of wooden hen house

Getting the right coop for your birds is vital. But which one to get in a crowded and competitive market place? Expert Terry Beebe guides you through the maze

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Chuckling at chickens

Monday, August 10, 2015
Reader Sally Langston's pic of ex-bat Miss Boodles

What is it about chicken-keeping that makes us all smile? Jeremy Hobson investigates

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Chickens in pole position

Monday, August 10, 2015
Freddie Hunt

In this month’s Poultry People, Jeremy Hobson talks to professional racing car driver Freddie Hunt about his enthusiasm for chicken-keeping.

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Sex & ducks & flock control

Monday, August 10, 2015
Priscilla (left) and Slasher on the nest

It’s a summer of lust for a randy duck with a roving eye for chickens explains Martin Gurdon

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A sudden loss

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Trilby checks out the chooks

Martin Gurdon has a health scare with his flock

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They’ve taken over!

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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A big wheel

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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An artist’s view

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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