Back to basics chicken keeping.

Keeping chickens can be a rewarding experience. They can provide you with fresh eggs, companionship, and entertainment.

Cluckin mad about chickens.


a stunning porcelain brahma chicken

The Brahma chicken. All about the gentle giant.

a chicken with the classic posture of egg yolk peritonitis

Egg yolk peritonitis. The causes, symptoms and treatment of EYP.

I use hollow cinder blocks to feed grit and shell to my chickens

The complete guide to feeding grit and oyster shell to chickens. With FAQ

My egg flock eating cooked rice

Can Chickens eat rice and is it good for them?

A nest with olive green eggs

Complete guide to Olive Egger chickens and how to breed them. With FAQ's

Cinnamon queen chickens eating while free ranging

Cinnamon Queen chickens

A chicken with infectious coryza

Infectious Coryza in chickens. And what to do about it.

Some of my chickens eating a marrow

Can chickens eat courgette, zucchini and marrow

My chicken running of with the tomato while i am trying to film them

Can chickens eat tomato

A lash egg

Lash Eggs, Salpingitis or Egg Lash Disease in chickens

a shell less chickens egg in a nest

Abnormal chicken eggs. 37 egg and shell problems explained.

My egg flock eating eggplant or aubergines

Can chickens eat Aubergine or Eggplant (Brinjal)

My chickens eating cucumbers

Can chickens eat cucumbers

Some of my chickens eating peppers

Can chickens eat bell peppers and chillies

A chicken with Marek's disease

Mareks disease in chickens and what to do about it.

Some of my chickens eating treats

What can chickens eat, the complete A to Z guide

Chickens eating scratch from the grass

Chicken scratch grains, when and how much.

Chickens eating peanuts

Can chickens eat peanuts

Two chickens that have lost nearly all their feathers in the annual moult.

Moulting chickens with FAQ and pictures.

A chicken suffering with coccidiosis

How to treat and prevent Coccidiosis in chickens

My light Sussex chickens on my allotment

Allotment chicken keeping

A show quality blue Andalusian chicken.

The blue Andalusian chicken breed profile

how much and how often to feed your chickens.

How much do you feed to chickens

a flock of Altsteirer chickens

The Altsteirer or Styrian chicken breed profile

A bantam chicken in a show cage at a poultry event

The A to Z of chicken breeds

An infestation of red mites in a chicken coop.

Tackling the dreaded red mite in chickens.

How to sex chickens.

Sexing chicks. 10 ways that work and 8 that do not.

Earthworms raised for chickens

Earthworms for chickens.

A chicken enjoying a dust bath in the sunshine.

Dust baths for chickens and what to fill them with

Taming and training your chickens

How to tame and train chickens. With an 8 week guide.

Can and should chickens be laying eggs in winter

How to get hens to lay eggs in winter.

A chicken coop in an urban backyard

Urban and city chicken keeping made easy.

A rooster drinking fresh clean water

Wading through the watering of chickens!

A soft shelled egg laid by a hybrid chicken

Why are my chickens laying soft or thin-shelled eggs?

Some of my chickens perched on a roost in the chicken coop

The lowdown on roosts, roosting and perches with FAQ.

two chickens eating lemon slices

Can chickens eat Citrus Fruits?

The crop is easily seen on this barnevelder chicken

Crop problems, prevention and treatment

A rare breed chicken

Choosing chickens a beginners guide.

A chicken foot with a classic case of Bumblefoot.

Bumblefoot in chickens, the risks, treatment and prevention

Chickens can have bananas and will eat the skin if chopped up small.

Can chickens eat bananas