Free Chicken Keeping Online Booklet

If you subscribe to this blog, follow me on twitter or have bumped into me when I'm out and about then you might know I write for the poultry press & magazines. It was one of the magazines, namely Your Chickens,  that approached me recently about working with them to put together a mini pocket …

A right Royal time of it…

I've been having a right Royal time of it recently and have been lucky enough to attend three of this years Royal Agricultural Shows. NFU Countryside magazine invited me and a few of my chickens along to join them at the Royal Bath & West show at the very beginning of the month after we'd …

10 things you wanted to know about chickens but were afraid to ask – 5#

FEATHER SEXING It's quite a common term thats banded around, often by inexperienced breeders who are attempting to provide a level of confidence to unsuspecting, inexperienced buyers.... It's also a case of a little knowledge can be dangerous, or in the case of those looking to make a quick profit, it's a tool to confidently …

The Edible Garden Show 2013

It was my first time at the Edible Garden Show this weekend gone (15th-17th March) and I was along there with NFU Countryside Magazine offering Chicken Surgeries, in the ‘Potting Shed’ interviewing Genevieve Taylor about her excellent new book “A Good Egg”, hanging out with Victoria Roberts in the Smallholder marquee and sitting on the …