Category Archives: keeping chickens

Which chook palace do you prefer?

Thanks for the replies! Urban Farmer Husband is now even more enthused about keeping chooks, especially after offers of a chicken research trip to Sydney, free wire, and reading about the 12 year old hen who lay till the day she … Continue reading

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Should I get chickens?

People seem to be black or white about whether its worth keeping chickens in your backyard. Some say they bring snakes, rats, foxes etc. That chickens smell, aren’t worth the trouble. My husband (late-blooming farmer) is keen. From a university … Continue reading

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