....but is killing them before they hatch really the answer or just the cheaper option?
Poultry Genetics Workshop hits Devon
Back in 2013 I went on Grant Brereton’s Genetics Seminar and it was very well received by those who attended, myself include. Earlier this year he told me he was doing a few 'gigs' down Devon way so I figured I'd take the opportunity to put a few questions to him especially as he's redesigned …
Chicken & Egg by Andy Cawthray and James Hermes | The Womens Room
The first review of the new book and hopefully the first of many positive ones too 🙂 Chicken & Egg by Andy Cawthray and James Hermes | The Womens Room.
Scientists explore evolution of bird flu – Farmers Weekly
Scientists explore evolution of bird flu - Farmers Weekly.
A brief interlude….
I write, in fact looking back over the decade of magazine, newspaper and book contributions I seem to write quite a bit. I’m not sure quite how many words I’ve written but each piece always seems to be a relatively short or succinct journey. Even the book I was involved with last year was broken …
10 things you wanted to know about chickens but were afraid to ask – 8#
Can chickens change sex? It might seem like a bit of a daft question to ask but if you bought your chickens with the intention of the them laying eggs and avoided having a cockerel in the flock because of the noise they make then beware.... it is perfectly possible for Hetty to become …
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“If you like chickens….”
"If you like chickens, are interested in chickens, have chickens, want chickens, live near chickens, or are a chicken - you should get this book." ....and so the review concluded on Amazon. I felt rather proud to have been involved in the writing of that book even if the comment brought a chuckle to my …
An Intro to Poultry Genetics (and free books too!)
When it comes to the modern day understanding of poultry genetics there is one person who repeatedly crops up as being 'the man in the know' and that chap is Grant Brereton, editor of Fancy Fowl magazine, prolific writer and author and one of the leading authorities on the genetics of the domestic fowl. It gives …
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