Chicken

19 03, 2019

LIFESTYLE CHICKENS

By |March 19th, 2019|Birds, Chicken, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chickens are a wonderful small animal to keep, with the added bonus of fresh eggs in the morning.  If you haven’t kept chickens before there are a few things to consider first.

Chickens can be grouped into commercial hybrids and heritage breeds.  The commercial breeds of brown shaver and hyline are egg layer machines however they can be less friendly unless you have handled them a lot since they were young.  The heritage breeds are

22 08, 2017

Lifestyle Chickens

By |August 22nd, 2017|Chicken|0 Comments

Many of us keep chickens on our properties, often because there’s nothing quite like the colour and taste of fresh free range eggs in the morning!

Looking after chickens starts with good husbandry; a good diet, fresh clean water, good hygiene and a comfortable environment. Sometimes, in spite of the best food and environment chickens can be afflicted with a range of diseases, some of which can be catastrophic for your small flock.
When chooks get

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