These are just a few of the cute, funny, naughty or just plain weird things our chickens have been getting up to which have featured in the newsletter over the years.

Chickens and Cat Food


Melissa Hello, I have a question, my chickens love cat food and I was wondering if this is okay for them to eat? We have a barn cat that moved in so we had him

Chickens and Cat Food2018-07-24T20:33:40+00:00

A New Form Of Entertainment – Chicken TV


I love watching animal antics. I especially enjoy animals that stay close to me, since I can't see them well if they're very far away. Now the cats, the dog and the humans have a

A New Form Of Entertainment – Chicken TV2018-02-26T14:48:10+00:00

Forces of Chicken Keeping


Kelson : A friend in Australia has a Rhode Island Red chicken named Elaine. Elaine is a particularly inquisitive and mischievous hen, with a big personality. She has worked out how to open cat-flaps and

Forces of Chicken Keeping2017-10-29T22:40:15+00:00

Broody Hen adopts a baby Jackdaw


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 Jackdaw2017-07-15T01:08:51+00:00

Rooster Talk


Graham : I had an interesting observance here recently. I usually work on the premise that whatever happens to come my way, be it detrimental or beneficial, has undoubtedly happened to thousands of others also,

Rooster Talk2018-02-26T14:52:03+00:00

Death Defying and Prophesising – Famous Performing Chickens


Tadah! There has never been a shortage of people prepared to tell you their predictions - particularly around election time - but it doesn't happen often that a chicken gets taken seriously as a

Death Defying and Prophesising – Famous Performing Chickens2017-06-04T22:55:34+00:00

Bad Banty


Nancy : Dear Gina and Readers, I could tell many stories of my hens' ability to communicate with their keeper (me) but I'd like to share one dramatic one which happened just a few

Bad Banty2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Chicken Bailout Plan


Before you jump to conclusions, let me assure you that extravagant executive bonuses will not be a concern; the Happiest Chicken CEO (fondly known as Big Mama, No Feathers or less respectfully as Mother

Chicken Bailout Plan2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

The Puppy Sitting Pullet


Willie & Barbara Bell : Gina attached are shots of a pullet puppy sitting 6 Great Pyrineese puppies, she has been with them since three days old. They are now 28 days old and

The Puppy Sitting Pullet2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00