Post Category: Keeping Chickens

Tips On Rehoming Battery Hens

Posted on 25 June 2021 in Keeping Chickens.

As part of our series on rehoming battery hens, it’s time to explore how to care best for your new chickens.   A Helpful Guide To Taking Care Of Battery Hens     If you’ve recently rehomed battery hens, we’ve put together some helpful tips to support you as you care for your new flock. Rehomed […]

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The Rewarding Experience of Adopting and Rehousing Battery Hens

Posted on 24 May 2021 in Keeping Chickens.

Why You Should Adopt And Rehome A Battery Hen?    Battery hens have never been able to do what comes naturally to them. The cramped conditions these chickens live in mean they can’t scratch the ground, forage, or nest as they’re laying their eggs. It’s cruel to deprive chickens of these natural behaviors by stuffing […]

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How to get chickens back into their coop

Posted on 16 April 2021 in Keeping Chickens.

How Can I Get My Chickens Back Into Their Coops?   One of the biggest pain points chicken owners have is getting their chickens back into their coops. Keeping chickens is a fun and rewarding experience. However, at the end of a long day, the last thing you want to do is run around struggling […]

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Protecting Your Chicken’s Health

Posted on 26 February 2021 in Keeping Chickens.

Chickens are incredibly healthy birds. Give them the right care, and they hardly ever get sick. Numerous chicken owners keep a flock for years without ever losing a hen to disease. That said, chickens are susceptible to several illnesses, and many are exceptionally contagious, which can lead to the loss of a flock, fast. The […]

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How to Take Care of Older Chickens

Posted on 29 January 2021 in Keeping Chickens.

It’s a fact of life that all animals grow old and this is the same for the hens in your chicken coop. It’s easy to imagine that looking after a chicken or two in their old age isn’t that much different from looking after them while they’re young, but there’s a fair amount you might […]

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How Much Space Do Chickens Need?

Posted on 31 December 2020 in Keeping Chickens.

If you keep chickens or are planning to, space is an important consideration. After all, your chickens must have enough room to be comfortable. They must also be as safe and as healthy as possible. But just how much space do chickens need? Let’s look into it further.

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Chickens Should Avoid These Foods

Posted on 30 October 2020 in Keeping Chickens.

The problem with chickens is they will eat anything, but certain foods can be dangerous for a chicken to consume, even fatal. So take a look at some examples of foods that should be avoided.

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The Different Breeds of Chicken

Posted on 31 July 2020 in Keeping Chickens.

For most people, chickens are divided into a few camps; fried, roasted or nuggets, but we’re more interested in them pre-dinner. As we become more aware of where our food comes from, how it’s sourced and, more importantly, the way it’s reared, keeping chickens at home, either as pets or a source of eggs and meat is increasingly popular.

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How to Raise Backyard Chickens

Posted on 29 May 2020 in Keeping Chickens.

There are a lot of great reasons why you should raise backyard chickens. Not only will you get a constant source of fresh eggs that you can eat or also sell if you choose but they’re also great for kids, teaching them about different animals. Not to mention the current difficulties of getting eggs!

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Caring For Chickens in Spring

Posted on 31 March 2020 in Keeping Chickens.

As a new season begins, in this case spring, some of you may be wondering about any precautions that you should take for your chickens. After all, the new season brings new factors, such as a change in weather. Although spring is not usually a season full of weather extremes, not too hot or too cold. There are still some issues that spring can bring up, which we will be exploring in this blog:

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