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.

Forces of Chicken Keeping

2017-10-08T17:45:37+00:00

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 Keeping 2017-10-08T17:45:37+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

Rooster Talk

2017-06-13T13:16:25+00:00

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 Talk 2017-06-13T13:16:25+00:00

Death Defying and Prophesising – Famous Performing Chickens

2017-06-04T22:55:34+00:00

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 Chickens 2017-06-04T22:55:34+00:00

Bad Banty

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

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 Banty 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Chicken Bailout Plan

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

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 Plan 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

The Puppy Sitting Pullet

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

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 Pullet 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Chicken Rearing 101

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Capon: A castrated male used for meat. [How much could that yield?] Pullet: A female chicken under one year old. Hen: A female chicken over one year of age Rooster: A male chicken over

Chicken Rearing 101 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00