Blatant Book Plug – Chicken & Egg: An Egg-Centric Guide To Raising Poultry

Well it's my blog, so why not plug my new title due out in the Spring of 2015.....? The title might sound a little corny however the focus of the book is in fact "eggs". The origins and science of eggs along with the ways to get the best out the breeds you choose with …

Chicken Nugget : Egg Flavour

Freshness and diet can influence the look and texture of an egg when it is cooked and it will also effect to a degree the flavour of the egg. For example off-tasting eggs (assuming they are not old and stale) can occur if your chickens have eaten excessive quantities of garlic, fish oil or strongly …

The ultimate egg cup?

Now there can't be many people, even those with little or no interest in chickens, that won’t heard of or seen the Eglu produced by Omlet.  In fact so iconic is the design that there is one permanently exhibited the Victoria and Albert museum.  Furthermore to celebrate 10 years since its creation those constantly inventive …

10 things you wanted to know about chickens but were afraid to ask – 11# Boiled eggs

  You fancy a chucky butty (well that’s what they call them where I come from, it’s generally known as egg mayonnaise). It’s simple enough to make, egg, pan, water, boil, peel, mash, mayo, bread, eat. It’s amazing isn’t it how the shell just peels off… or at least it always used to on those …

BBC Countryfile

A couple of blogs ago I mentioned I'd been out a few of the Royal agriculture shows working with The Rare Breeds Survival Trust promoting the UKs rare breed poultry as a part of their 40th Aniversary celebrations. Even with all the recent food scares and the general greater awareness of the public with regard …