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3 herbs to give to your hens.

I like giving my chickens herbs not only do they love them but it also can improve their health and create a calm environment that smells nice too. 265 more words

Mozambique bans poultry imports from Zimbabwe

The Mozambican government has banned the import of all birds and their derivatives from Zimbabwe, following an outbreak of avian flu in that country.

The measure, announced on Monday by the National Veterinary Directive (DINAV), covers all domestic poultry, wild birds, day old chicks, hatching eggs, fresh meat from birds, and all derivatives intended for use in animal feed. 231 more words



Our hens are happy in their run and whenever I get the chance I let them out into the garden to have a dust bathe and just generally enjoy themselves while destroying the garden in the process! 377 more words

Tips For Keeping Backyard Chicks

Chickens Can Once Again Run Free

Folk who keep chickens (and the chickens) will be pleased to hear that the bird flu prevention measures which meant fowl had to be kept indoors or in a secure environment, are to come to an end on… 216 more words

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It's that time of year again ...

Every box of eggs we sell in the run up to Easter will be accompanied by one of these ladies, guarding their clutch.

Keeping the chux in during the avian flu scare has been hard for all of us. 115 more words


55,000 birds killed due to bird flu in Suffolk, UK

About 55,000 birds are to be culled after a new case of bird flu was detected on a farm in Suffolk.


The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said the H5N8 strain of avian flu has been found at Grange Farm in Redgrave. 119 more words


Georgia takes steps to protect poultry from bird flu

In an effort to minimize the risk of Avian Influenza entering Georgia poultry flocks, the state has temporarily suspended all poultry exhibitions, swaps and meets, shows or sales at festivals, flea markets or auctions in Georgia. 276 more words

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