Chickens, as well as turkeys, gamebirds and other poultry can be affected by Newcastle Disease
Electric fencing can provide valuable extra protection for your poultry
Recipe for success: Kim Stoddart looks at some of the best feed choices for laying hens
If you have to move your flock, Julie Moore has some practical advice
Susie Kearley investigates how chickens can help in the therapeutic process
Is it normal for chickens to pant during hot weather?
When prevention is better than cure
The ebullient Rachel Misra runs a boarding service for chicken owners who jet off on holiday. Susie Kearley pays her a visit
Julie Moore takes a look at how the pecking order is established
Charlotte’s hens were born under a wandering star
Anne Perdeaux gives ideas on what to do with your egg-cess produce
In our second extract from her book How To Speak Chicken, writer Melissa Caughey considers play, trauma and loss
There are many garden gremlins but chickens are the worst!
Ex-pat Janine Marsh’s nomad chickens go walkabout
Kim Stoddart takes a look at the more naturally-minded products available to buy for poultry
David Herbert, of Hermit Crab Egg, tells how he got back on his feet after his poultry were killed
Julie Moore takes a look at the good, the bad and the ugly
A guide to getting help with your chickens when you go away, with Julie Moore
Hamish Mackie’s sculpture work is internationally renowned. Jeremy Hobson finds out more
Are chickens music fans? Michelle Dunn investigates…
Michelle Dunn explains why some cockerels are aggressive, and some downright docile…
We feature a budding poultry star who is just seven years old
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...
The right run: Andy Cawthray advises on the best way to create a chicken run
Answered by poultry vet Victoria Roberts BVSc MRCVS
One gets going, then the other takes up the challenge.
Try our great poultry bedding competition: 10 winners!
It is time to end male chick culling, says Jane Howorth, founder of the British Hen Welfare Trust
Adding new chickens to an existing flock can be a worrying process. Will they bring in disease? What if there is open warfare? How long will it take for them all to settle down?
Meet the egg man, award winning egg exhibitor David Herbert
Poultry keepers must observe strict biosecurity
Homoeopathy can have remarkable success as a health treatment for chickens, says Julie Moore
We have teamed up with Hentastic to offer five treat bundles each valued at more than £55
A former pop star has adopted some ex-battery hens and become a supporter of the British Hen Welfare Trust. The charity talked to him about his chickens
Charlotte is given two Marans to add to her flock
Health questions answered by poultry vet Victoria Roberts BVSc MRCVS
How can henkeepers help to keep their birds safe and minimise the risk of contracting and spreading disease? Grant Brereton spoke to our poultry vet, Victoria Roberts
Chickens can take a while to think outside the box...
Jeremy Hobson discovers the potential value of chicken keeping for children affected by autism and Asperger’s Syndrome
Chicken poo can tell you a great deal about the birds’ health
New henkeeper Vikki Smith, from Cirencester, shared her reflections on her new hobby…
Your health questions answered by poultry vet Victoria Roberts BVSc MRCVS
Milly the ex-bat has created her own little sanctuary
Last month Julie Moore gave advice on how to have fun photographing your chickens. This month, we feature some of Julie’s own superb chicken photos
A solitary chicken and a lonely duck find solace together…
Decorate your eggs for Christmas – it’s fun and they look great! Julie Moore shows you how
Julie Moore shows you how to give your birds a very thorough check to ensure they are in good health
Martin Gurdon suffers several distressing losses to his flock
Mother Hens can behave in very different ways, writes Michelle Dunn
Jeremy Hobson, Grant Brereton and Andy Cawthray debate the price of chickens