Electric fencing can provide valuable extra protection for your poultry

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The great autumn moult

Friday, August 10, 2018

Coops across the land are set to become littered with feathers as chickens shed their overcoats. Julie Moore reveals how you can help your flock during this stressful period

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Moving house with your chickens

Monday, July 16, 2018

If you have to move your flock, Julie Moore has some practical advice

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August 2018

When prevention is better than cure

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August 2018

The five-star chicken hotel

Monday, July 16, 2018

The ebullient Rachel Misra runs a boarding service for chicken owners who jet off on holiday. Susie Kearley pays her a visit

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August 2018

Julie Moore takes a look at how the pecking order is established

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July 2018

Can I leave a hen in the nest box to hatch her eggs?

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July 2018

Can a fox jump over the fence? Will my chickens be hurt?

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July 2018

In our second extract from her book How To Speak Chicken, writer Melissa Caughey considers play, trauma and loss

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June 2018

David Herbert, of Hermit Crab Egg, tells how he got back on his feet after his poultry were killed

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June 2018

Julie Moore takes a look at the good, the bad and the ugly

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June 2018

A guide to getting help with your chickens when you go away, with Julie Moore

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May 2018

Cockerels and aggression

Monday, April 16, 2018

Michelle Dunn explains why some cockerels are aggressive, and some downright docile…

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May 2018

A great new book about chickens includes a fascinating section about their emotional life. How To Speak Chicken is by Melissa Caughey. Here are some extracts...

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May 2018

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