Chickens can aspire to a special accolade….
This month Jeremy Hobson visits Sarah McKenzie of Sussex Garden Poultry and discovers a lady with plenty of knowledge, enthusiasm and enterprising ideas.
Charlotte Popescu discovers a new breeder has set up just down the road, and buys some birds from her
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
What is it about chicken-keeping that makes us all smile? Jeremy Hobson investigates
In this month’s Poultry People, Jeremy Hobson talks to professional racing car driver Freddie Hunt about his enthusiasm for chicken-keeping.
It’s a summer of lust for a randy duck with a roving eye for chickens explains Martin Gurdon
Martin Gurdon has a health scare with his flock
Jo Barlow has a confession to make. Her chickens have taken over her life
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
This month, Jeremy Hobson talks to the renowned wildlife and military artist Mandy Shepherd about her recently acquired love of chickens!
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
It was in retirement that Richard and Jenni Gurner decided to live the dream and keep some chickens at Romney Marsh in Kent. The reality was a little different to what they had first envisaged
Words of Martin Gurdon
Meet ‘Enry Cooper. He’s a cat who hangs out with the chooks, Janine Marsh explains
This month: Jeremy Hobson talks to Helen Tait-Wright, an independent dress designer and keen chicken-keeper living and working in France
Urban chicken keeping is not as unusual as it once was. Birmingham couple Deirdre Figueiredo and Helen Juffs told Debbie Kingsley how chickens enhance their busy lives
A wily fox has taken Ophelia, one of Charlotte Popescu’s favourite chickens. She tells the story….
Chickens quite like change - as long as it doesn’t involve their precious home writes Michelle Dunn
Jeremy Hobson catches up with Claire Peach, a chicken-keeper who runs a company called ‘Hens for Hire’ which rents out chickens to schools and community groups
Terry Beebe talks to one of Britain’s leading collectors of poultry memorabilia
Joyce Taylor from Norfolk talks to Terry Beebe about how much she loves keeping Ixworths
Marie-Claire Kidd pays a visit to pupils at a Yorkshire school and is suprised to see how much time they spend in the veg patches, tending the fruit trees, around the hen houses and they love it!
Prizes worth £275 to be won
What happens when a chicken dies? How does the flock react? The answers may surprise you...
Michelle Dunn has an idea for a new TV show to delight and amuse viewers…
In recent issues we reported on the poultry pals’ visits to three leading breeders. This month they reflect of the lessons learned
Would you believe it? Ophelia has gone broody again!
Grant Brereton reports from the 2014 National Poultry Show at the Telford International Centre. Photos by Rupert Stephenson
A little Faverolles chick nearly didn’t make it. But her determination saw her through. Reader Jackie Adams, from Kent, tells the story
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