Poultry & livestock

Spring is a busy time in the chookyard

Spring poultry care

September 2020

Spring is a delightful time in the poultry yard with hens back on the lay and, for those who keep a rooster, perhaps even chicks to enjoy. These tips from Jessamy Miller will help you make the most of this time.

Chooks love a dust bath.

Buying chooks? Here's some tips

June 2020

If you are new to chook keeping, or thinking about adding some hens to your house, Jessamy Miller knows what to look for.

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.

Small space chicken keeping

October 2019

It’s possible to keep chickens even in a handkerchief sized backyard if you use the space wisely and pick the right type of fowl.

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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.

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