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Friday, August 10, 2018

The much loved home-breds Sarkozy and Carla are no one following a visit from vicious Mr Fox

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Nature
Monday, July 16, 2018

Recipe for success: Kim Stoddart looks at some of the best feed choices for laying hens

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Nature
Monday, July 16, 2018

Susie Kearley investigates how chickens can help in the therapeutic process

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Nature
Monday, July 16, 2018

Is it normal for chickens to pant during hot weather?

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Nature
Friday, June 8, 2018

Charlotte’s hens were born under a wandering star

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Nature
Friday, June 8, 2018

Anne Perdeaux gives ideas on what to do with your egg-cess produce

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Nature
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

There are many garden gremlins but chickens are the worst!

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Nature
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Ex-pat Janine Marsh’s nomad chickens go walkabout

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Nature
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Kim Stoddart takes a look at the more naturally-minded products available to buy for poultry

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Nature
Monday, April 16, 2018

Hamish Mackie’s sculpture work is internationally renowned. Jeremy Hobson finds out more

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Nature
Monday, April 16, 2018

Are chickens music fans? Michelle Dunn investigates…

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Nature
Monday, April 16, 2018

We feature a budding poultry star who is just seven years old

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Nature
Friday, March 16, 2018

The right run: Andy Cawthray advises on the best way to create a chicken run

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Nature
Friday, March 16, 2018

Meet the egg man, award winning egg exhibitor David Herbert

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Nature
Monday, January 22, 2018

Poultry keepers must observe strict biosecurity

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Nature
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Homoeopathy can have remarkable success as a health treatment for chickens, says Julie Moore

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Nature
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Health questions answered by poultry vet Victoria Roberts BVSc MRCVS

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Nature
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Jeremy Hobson discovers the potential value of chicken keeping for children affected by autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

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Lifestyle
Friday, October 13, 2017

New henkeeper Vikki Smith, from Cirencester, shared her reflections on her new hobby…

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Nature
Friday, October 13, 2017

A solitary chicken and a lonely duck find solace together…

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Nature
Friday, October 13, 2017

Decorate your eggs for Christmas – it’s fun and they look great! Julie Moore shows you how

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Nature
Friday, September 15, 2017

Jeremy Hobson, Grant Brereton and Andy Cawthray debate the price of chickens

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Lifestyle
Friday, September 15, 2017

Dr Mihai Petcu is a farmer and chicken keeper… and the man behind Animal Farm, the first ever children’s farm in Romania. He talks to Jeremy Hobson

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Lifestyle
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

There are some privileged chickens at a celebrated National Trust property in East Sussex. Sam Bowles investigated

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Lifestyle
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Chickens can be both. But, with careful planning, they will be great for your garden! Julie Moore explains

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Lifestyle
Friday, May 12, 2017

Help, tips & advice by chicken keepers

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Lifestyle
Friday, May 12, 2017

British dressage rider and Olympic silver medal winner Carl Hester is a keen chicken keeper. He told us about his hobby… and his riding

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Consider how chickens fit in to the overall design and function of your outdoor space. This will really pay dividends. JULIE MOORE explains

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Advice from Lisa Mancell at Farmgate

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Nature
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Wooden or plastic coop?

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Nature
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Keeping chickens can be good for your health! Emily Pask, from Cambridgeshire, is just one henkeeper who has benefited...

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Nature
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The latest situation, a summary of biosecurity advice by our writer Kim Stoddart, and a case study

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Care
Monday, February 13, 2017

JO BARLOW reflects on love and loss

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Nature
Thursday, January 12, 2017

This month, Michelle Dunn chooses her favourite bird – a prolific broody who chose the strangest places to nest

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Nature
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Grant Brereton, a poultry breeder and an authority on poultry genetics, chooses his favourite products for henkeeping

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Animals
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Can you really have too many, asks JULIE MOORE

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Nature
Thursday, December 15, 2016

How do you stop a hen going broody? Janine Marsh asked the locals in her French village

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Nature
Thursday, December 15, 2016

This month, Martin Gurdon chooses his favourite bird – Slasher, the boss of his flock

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Animals
Thursday, December 15, 2016

We’ve all heard of a hen party. But how about a hen wedding? Ky and Lizzie Gatherer are passionate about their chickens and, when they got married, they decided on a chicken-themed wedding. Lizzie tells the story

Photos by Alistair Jones at Ideal Imaging http://www.idealimaging.uk.com

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Animals
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Finding the ideal chicken for your family

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Choice
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Michelle Dunn’s flock has been seething… and an ineffectual cockerel hasn’t helped

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Choice
Thursday, September 5, 2019

Anne Perdeaux, author of A Family Guide to Keeping Chickens, chooses her favourite products for henkeeping

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Nature
Thursday, October 13, 2016

Janine Marsh reports on her French hens: The girls are swooning over new cockerel Gregory Peck II, but a rival rooster is not impressed

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Choice
Thursday, October 13, 2016

Martin Gurdon reports on his flock. At last, Bombay’s lascivious leanings are waning a bit…

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Choice
Thursday, October 13, 2016

This month, Jeremy Hobson chooses his favourite bird. It was a characterful white Wyandotte bantam cockerel called Rasputin

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Choice
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Jo Barlow has some new ex-bat arrivals – and they have done her the world of good

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Choice
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Life is challenging for this Polish crested bantam, says Martin Gurdon

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Breeds
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Vicky Skeels faced a tough battle against lymphoma. And caring for her chickens and other animals helped her through.

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Breeds
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

In a new series, we invite our experts to write about their favourite bird. First off, Sam Bowles, from East Sussex

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Choice
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Jeremy Hobson relates how, in 1849, a British army officer took up chicken racing

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Choice

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