Roosters can only perform at peak levels for so long, SIMON WEBSTER reports.
At last, you can invite chooks into the house without worrying about the carpet (well, apart from the scratching), SIMON WEBSTER reports.
The best of more than 100 chook breeds are going on display in Melbourne, SIMON WEBSTER reports.
It’s important to make your chicken shed waterproof, SIMON WEBSTER reports.
Here's some more pictures of chickens, ducks, geese and other fowl that wouldn't fit in the Essential Guide: Backyard Chickens issue.
An untimely arrival has a tricky start to life, SIMON WEBSTER reports.
When choosing a chook for the backyard, MEGG MILLER recommends resilient, adaptable pure breeds. Plus, her top four Aussie heritage breeds.
A hen from a much-maligned breed is proving a great surrogate mum, SIMON WEBSTER reports.
In the latest issue of Organic Gardener, MEGG MILLER recommends resilient, adaptable pure breeds when choosing chooks for the back-yard.
Cross-breed poultry are also available from a...
Are you looking for a natural slug, snail and grasshopper destroyer? Something that will also provide eggs and manure? The duck is your answer, writes PAUL HEALY.