Factoid

Chickens dream just like we do. They experience REM (rapid eye movement) during sleep.

General Chicken Care

In this section you’ll find out all you need to know about looking after your hens. If you’re starting out or have been keeping hens for a while this section will be of use to you as it contains tips and advice on many things which I’ve struggled to find easily on many other sites.

Daily Tasks

A quick and helpful guide on the day to day tasks of looking after your chickens from the moment they wake up to when they roost at night.

Daily Tasks

Feeding

There’s a variety of foods to give your chickens. Here’s some information on the different types of chicken feed and what else you can include in their diet.

Feeding

Collecting Eggs

You can’t beat fresh eggs! No matter how many years you’ve been keeping hens, it’s still a great feeling finding fresh eggs hiding in the nest box!

Collecting eggs

Handling Chickens

It is beneficial to get your hens used to being handled. Here are some handy tips on how to handle your chicken and the importance of doing so.

Handling Chickens

Chicken Coop

Depending on what housing your chickens are kept in, you’ll need to carry out various jobs to keep it in good condition.

Chicken Coop

Chicken Run

There are various tasks and jobs which need to be carried out regularly on the area where you let your chickens out to roam.

Chicken Run

Predators

No matter where you live the potential risk your chickens face from a predator is possible. Here’s how to keep your chickens safe.

Predators

Wing Clipping

If you have a flighty breed and are worried about the hen flying out of the pen, you may want to consider clipping the wing.

Wing Clipping

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