Poultry & livestock

Poultry water should be clean enough for you to drink.

Happy hydrated hens

February 2020

Hot weather makes life difficult for everyone, including chooks. Jessamy Miller has some tips to help keep them cool.

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Keeping your chooks safe

June 2019

Jessamy Miller explains how to keep pathogens and other nasties away from your poultry.

Hybrid hen

Hybrid hens

March 2018

Jessamy Miller explores the pros and cons of keeping hybrid chooks and how they stack up against pure breeds.

Chicken in nesting box

The best nest

June 2017

Jessamy Miller investigates nest boxes, from size and siting to keeping them clean, in the hen house.

 

How many chickens?

How many chickens...

May 2017

How many chickens can your space accommodate? Jessamy Miller explains.

Chickens make good neighbours if you follow some simple rules

Good chook neighbour

April 2017

Chickens are becoming more popular in urban areas. Jessamy Miller outlines tips to keep your neighbours on side.

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Something to crow about

January 2017

It's the Year of the Rooster. Clearly there’s no better time to discuss the king of the fowl yard, says JESSAMY MILLER.

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