New Chicken Run and Happy Hens
Backgarden Chickens & Poultry Blog
by Cara
5M ago
First off an apology to all my readers – both here and the Newsletter. I’ve not been active in 2023. A number of reasons including ill health and prioritising what work to do meant this part of the website slipped.… Read more › The post New Chicken Run and Happy Hens appeared first on Poultry & Chicken Blog ..read more
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The Girls are Slacking – Still Very Few Eggs!
Backgarden Chickens & Poultry Blog
by Cara
1y ago
Have you ever had the experience of eagerly anticipating collecting eggs from your chickens only to be disappointed when you open the nesting box and find nothing? It’s a common problem for chicken owners, but don’t despair – there are… Read more › The post The Girls are Slacking – Still Very Few Eggs! appeared first on Poultry & Chicken Blog ..read more
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Poultry in the Winter Months: Tips for February
Backgarden Chickens & Poultry Blog
by Cara
1y ago
Winter can be a tough time for poultry, with cold temperatures, wet and muddy conditions, and avian flu to contend with. Read more › The post Poultry in the Winter Months: Tips for February appeared first on Poultry & Chicken Blog ..read more
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Saving Money – Keeping Eggs for Longer
Backgarden Chickens & Poultry Blog
by Cara
1y ago
If you keep your own flock then you’ll know that sometimes you end up with far too many eggs, whilst other times you may see none for weeks. Eggs with their bloom intact will keep on the kitchen side for… Read more › The post Saving Money – Keeping Eggs for Longer appeared first on Poultry & Chicken Blog ..read more
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Poultry Keeping and Low Cost Living
Backgarden Chickens & Poultry Blog
by Cara
1y ago
One of the reasons I first started keeping a back garden flock was to have cheaper eggs from hens that lived to higher standards than those in commercial flocks. However, for those debating this I think it is important to… Read more › The post Poultry Keeping and Low Cost Living appeared first on Poultry & Chicken Blog ..read more
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All Set Up for the Summer & Avian Flu Prep
Backgarden Chickens & Poultry Blog
by Cara
2y ago
Our run is all set up for both the Summer Sun and is also ready for any potential Avian Flu Housing Orders this Winter too. Read more › The post All Set Up for the Summer & Avian Flu Prep appeared first on Poultry & Chicken Blog ..read more
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Spring Chickens and House Moves
Backgarden Chickens & Poultry Blog
by Cara
2y ago
The sun is shining and we’re busy. busy, busy here. In a few weeks we should complete on our new house. The chain has collapsed twice already so this is a huge relief – time now to pack and be… Read more › The post Spring Chickens and House Moves appeared first on Poultry & Chicken Blog ..read more
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Deep Cleans, Happy Hens, plus the Omlet Pole Tree Review
Backgarden Chickens & Poultry Blog
by Cara
2y ago
I don’t know about you, but Avian Flu restrictions year-on-year are really starting to make me think about permanent structures and how to house our hens each Winter when the inevitable bird lockdowns begin. We’re drawing up plans for larger… Read more › The post Deep Cleans, Happy Hens, plus the Omlet Pole Tree Review appeared first on Poultry & Chicken Blog ..read more
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Last Charlie Passes Away
Backgarden Chickens & Poultry Blog
by John Harrison
2y ago
The last of the original Charlies passed away in her sleep. I went up to the run and she wasn’t there waiting. Opened the back of the coop and she was lying there, gone. Hybrids commercial layers are generally lovely,… Read more › The post Last Charlie Passes Away appeared first on Poultry & Chicken Blog ..read more
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Happy New Year!
Backgarden Chickens & Poultry Blog
by Cara
2y ago
A very quick blog post to wish you all a Happy New Year! I also had a couple of emails asking about the current Avian Flu situation so thought I’d give a quick recap of where we stand for those… Read more › The post Happy New Year! appeared first on Poultry & Chicken Blog ..read more
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