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One of my incubators showing eggs in a cradle

Why do incubators turn eggs.

An rooster with his hackle feathers up attacking my foot.

Can hens lay eggs without a rooster or cockerel?

One of my flock of red sex link chickens.

Red sex-linked chickens and how to breed them.

Do you need to deal with broody hens or can you just leave them

Do you have to break a broody hen?

A young buff Sussex chicken foraging free range.

What to grow to help feed your chickens.

My egg flock eating windfall pears.

Can chickens eat pears?

A flock of chickens in a neighbours garden.

How to keep a neighbours chickens out of your yard or garden.

A young chick perching.

Do chicks and baby chickens roost and perch.

One of my Golden comet chickens.

The Golden Comet breed profile.

My flock of barnevelders eating nuts

Can chickens eat nuts? And which ones?

A chickens feet scratching in sawdust

What is wrong with my chickens feet?

Sudden death syndrome in chickens

Sudden death in chickens

A blue marans chick ready to be sexed

Sexing Marans chickens

A white skinned Marans chicken, plucked and ready to cook

Keeping Marans chickens for meat.

how much are beautiful hens like this and where can you find them

How much do Marans cost and where to get them.

Copper black marans free ranging

Caring for Marans chickens.

A copper blacj marans hen eating treats

The history of the Marans chicken.

Dark shelled Marans eggs ready for incubation

Incubating and hatching Marans eggs.

What are the colours and types of Marans chickens

Marans types and colours.

Marans is all  about the eggs

The Marans breed standard.

The winning display of marans eggs from the national poultry show

The Marans dark brown eggs.

3 of my copper black marans hens free ranging

Marans chickens. A complete breed guide.

A batch of fermented chicken feed, ready to use.

Fermented chicken feed. Should you and is it worth it?

Drunk chicken cartoon

Can chickens have beer, wine, spirits and alcohol?

Three of my hens eating grated carrot

Can chickens eat carrots?

My bantam barnevelders on deep litter

The deep litter method for chickens

One of my young la bresse chickens free ranging

la Bresse Gauloise chicken breed profile.

My chickens eating celery. they seem to like the crunch.

Can chickens eat celery and celeriac?

A white leghorn hen with a dirty bottom.

Why do my chickens have dirty bottoms

The five freedoms for chickens safeguard their basic rights

The five freedoms and what they mean for chicken keepers.

My egg flock getting stuck into left over apples

Can chickens eat apples

Adding new chickens to the flock can cause problems

Intergrating flocks and adding new chickens to the coop

A selection of eggs from my hens with two tiny ones.

Will my chickens eggs get bigger?

My chickens roosting in the coop at night

Why chickens stop going into the coop at night and what to do about it.

A winning silkie chicken at a poultry show.

The Silkie chicken

A 12 week old grower free ranging on grass

Cold tolerance of young chickens and growers

How you store fertile ggs for incubation is very important

Storing fertile eggs for incubation

My chickens eating mushrooms

Can chickens eat mushrooms, toadstools and funghi

A silver double laced barnevelder at a poultry show

Barnevelder chickens