Welcome to ChickenStreet, a place for plants and poultry

No matter how you happened upon us, be it via a link, directly or simply stumbled upon, then hello and welcome to ChickenStreet; a place for plant-aholics and chickeneers

Here you will find a blog filled with procrastination’s about poultry and garble about gardening in an untidy tangle of the two, pages for the plants we propagate and grow for folks to buy, along with the events & talks we attend and deliver.



Finally if it’s books, articles, photography or media you are looking for then Freelance ChickenStreet is the page for you – Enjoy your visit, bookmark us and do come back.




The Doorstep Allotment

Whilst getting my haircut the other day (yes I still have some worthy of cutting) I got chatting with the barber (well she’s a skilled hairdresser actually, it’s just her skill would be wasted on my ‘scratch and go’ style hair cut). We were talking about growing veg in containers on the patio… so here’s …

Before the Backyard – a concise history of the chicken part 1

The origins and early evolution of the domestic chicken  Ever since I first got involved with chickens I’ve been fascinated by them, not just the chicken we see today, but also how we got to the chicken we see today. I knew from my own relatively short history on planet earth that chicken breeds and the concept of ‘chicken’ to the …