The perfect chicken house

It's the key to success in poultry alongside good husbandry the coop to house your chickens is likely where they will spend most of their time in and a badly built coop is a recipe for disaster. So what makes a good coop here are some key point I will go over Space The soft …

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3 health issues in poultry to look out for during winter.

We are already deep into winter and some of these issues may of already occurred in your flock (hopefully not the last one) but I thought I'd write a blog post for future references, especially as these usually crop up each winter. frost bite is common in poultry and obviously, especially in the colder months. Frost …

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Preparing for bird flu

There  is a constant threat of a bird flu out break. But in the U.K it is more likely to break out in the winter since birds are migrating to England for winter. So we should always be careful and aware of avian influenza. Here are some tips to prevent your flock being affected by …

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3 herbs to give to your hens.

I like giving my chickens herbs not only do they love them but it also can improve their health and create a calm environment that smells nice too. Herbs are easy to grow or can be brought from any garden store or even food shop. Lavender is one of the herbs I give to my …

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Our hens are happy in their run and whenever I get the chance I let them out into the garden to have a dust bathe and just generally enjoy themselves while destroying the garden in the process! But it's important to keep your birds wether it be chickens, quail or any other poultry occupied. If …

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Bird flu prevention

One of the things I have never mentioned on here is bird flu, a disease that can wipe out flocks of poultry spreading from bird to bird. In France it has been confirm end that there has been a incident and England must go on lock down. Basically keep our birds indoor (where we can) …

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