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Chickens in Summer – Keeping Chickens Cool in a Heat Wave

2017-08-12T22:25:39+00:00

Regular readers of the newsletter will have already seen some cooling tips in past issues such as these 'Tips for Cooling Down in Hot Weather' and will hopefully have noted several ways to make sure

Chickens in Summer – Keeping Chickens Cool in a Heat Wave 2017-08-12T22:25:39+00:00

Two Eggs Laid By One Hen in One Sitting?

2017-08-12T22:25:39+00:00

Ron : I enjoy all of your info about chickens. I am new at the game. I acquired 3 hens in April and they have been doing theirjob providing me with enough eggs that I

Two Eggs Laid By One Hen in One Sitting? 2017-08-12T22:25:39+00:00

Will Roosters Fight

2017-08-12T22:25:39+00:00

Carol : I have question about roosters. I have a rooster who's 9 years old. He's a good boy, protective of the hens and always clucks for them to eat. I hatched some eggs last

Will Roosters Fight 2017-08-12T22:25:39+00:00

Do Not Feed Chickens + Possible Bumblefoot

2017-08-12T22:25:39+00:00

Tom :  Following the recent bird flu restrictions, I have had my chickens in a covered but smaller than usual enclosure. I was away most of the last month and only got them out into

Do Not Feed Chickens + Possible Bumblefoot 2017-08-12T22:25:39+00:00

Mite Problem

2017-08-12T22:25:39+00:00

Mites can live in the cracks and crevices of a wooden coop. Peggy : I Think I have a mite problem in my run, what can I use to get rid of the

Mite Problem 2017-08-12T22:25:39+00:00

Broody Hen adopts a baby Jackdaw

2017-07-15T01:08:51+00:00

Sue : I wonder if your readers would find this interesting? We all know broody hens are amazing but this seemed exceptional to me. A baby jackdaw came down our chimney and one of

Broody Hen adopts a baby Jackdaw 2017-07-15T01:08:51+00:00

Pecking Order – A Flockumentary

2017-07-15T01:08:51+00:00

John : Thanks for the chicken newsletter, always interesting and informative. I thought of it again recently when I went to see a New Zealand film called : "Pecking Order", about the Chicken, Bantam

Pecking Order – A Flockumentary 2017-07-15T01:08:51+00:00

A Bullied Hen and a Small Cut

2017-07-15T19:47:17+00:00

Naomi :  My family has six chickens. One of them (Patterns) has a cut under her nail on one of her claws, it makes her limp a little but other than that she seems fine.

A Bullied Hen and a Small Cut 2017-07-15T19:47:17+00:00

Ways To Stop Hens From Eating Their Eggs

2017-07-15T01:08:51+00:00

Joan : hello, thank you for all your newsletters. I have four two year old chickens in the last few weeks they have consistently eaten eggs as soon as they lay. I have put

Ways To Stop Hens From Eating Their Eggs 2017-07-15T01:08:51+00:00