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Beehive in the Chicken Yard

2017-05-14T19:38:35+00:00

Christina : Some time back a reader said she was happy to put a beehive in her chicken yard, as this would keep the hive from getting wax moths. Well I'm sorry to inform her

Beehive in the Chicken Yard 2017-05-14T19:38:35+00:00

Roosters Comments

2017-05-14T19:38:35+00:00

Cheves : This is Henry with a few members of his flock. He went to the vet yesterday to have a spur cut back. It had grown curving back towards his leg and actually

Roosters Comments 2017-05-14T19:38:35+00:00

Some Ideas For Plants Which Can Be Grown Near / Eaten By Your Chickens

2017-06-21T10:47:08+00:00

Below are some crops which can be grown for chickens - the plan was written with a larger operation in mind than most of us have, but may still be worth considering even on a smaller scale

Some Ideas For Plants Which Can Be Grown Near / Eaten By Your Chickens 2017-06-21T10:47:08+00:00

Elvis Chickens?

2017-04-05T19:11:43+00:00

Pam : My husband was told about Elvis chickens that lay all year round. I have tried looking them up and cannot find their technical name, or anything about them. Can you help? My Reply

Elvis Chickens? 2017-04-05T19:11:43+00:00

Coping with the Bird Flu Prevention Measures

2017-04-05T19:11:43+00:00

DEFRA has told Poultry owners in the UK to keep their chickens and other poultry away from wild birds to help prevent the spread of Avian Influenza (bird flu). What started out as a 30

Coping with the Bird Flu Prevention Measures 2017-04-05T19:11:43+00:00

Funny (not funny) Neck Twisting Disorder

2017-04-05T19:11:43+00:00

Ken : I have been an enthusiastic reader of your newsletter for more years than we both would like to admit to probably and thanks so much for what you do! I recently had the

Funny (not funny) Neck Twisting Disorder 2017-04-05T19:11:43+00:00

Still Not Laying

2017-04-17T13:02:08+00:00

Elaine : When I lost my sweet hen in a terrible heat wave last year (she went into the egg box without my knowing and died in there of heat), I got a 8-week old

Still Not Laying 2017-04-17T13:02:08+00:00

Hen with possible Ascites / Water Belly

2017-04-18T15:08:16+00:00

Betty : Good Morning. I do have an issue.  I believe I may have an eggbound hen.  She is standing with her legs in an awkward position and she doesn't look good at all. I

Hen with possible Ascites / Water Belly 2017-04-18T15:08:16+00:00

M62 lorry crash involving 6800 chickens

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Below is part of Emma Billington's eye witness account of the recent M62 lorry crash involving 6800 chickens on their way to slaughter. As you might imagine, due to the nature of the incident

M62 lorry crash involving 6800 chickens 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00