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Week one of keeping chickens

Wow, the things I have learnt in my first week of chicken keeping I would love to share but let me tell you the story of how we got out first 3 chickens. 546 more words


Death of a Ladies’ Man

We both knew it had to be done but we had been procrastinating for weeks. Months, if I’m honest. He was a menace and he needed to go, but somehow neither of us had the heart to do it. 1,081 more words

Guest Blog by Shaun Gagie 'The Joys of Keeping Chickens'

Me and my partner John decided to get chickens three years ago because we really liked the idea of having fresh eggs all the time rather than shop bought tasteless eggs that may not have come from the best kept chucks. 828 more words


When Roosters Fight

Spring is a heady time of year on a farm.  Everyone gets enlivened with the warm weather and start trying to propagate their species.  You might be struggling with broody or over-mated hens this time of year, or you might have a rooster battle on your hands. 368 more words


Know that you are happy.

The rash that had broken out all over my arms finally drove me to the doctor today, who advised me to get rid of our new chicks… 1,451 more words

Sunshine Thiry


Please don’t be fooled into thinking that if you’re over 12, that you won’t benefit from (and get a kick out of)  A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Chickens… 197 more words

Fun Stuff

A Bright Pink Cock

As some of you will know, I live with a feisty cock who causes me no end of trouble. I have tried a number of approaches to keeping him at bay, including… 488 more words