1st August 2014
This page looks at supplying water, shell grit and gravel to your chickens.
Details of a seedling workshop I will be running in the Spring.




  1st July 2014
Discussion on food and plants you should not feed your chickens


  1st June 2014
Looks at food that can be fed to chickens other than grains or pellets and the different ways it can be fed to them.


  1st April 2014
Looks at the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of grains and grain mixes I feed my chickens.


  1st March 2014
Describes the various space requirements for keeping backyard chickens.


  1st February 2014
Looks at the behaviour and origins of chickens so you can better understand your own flock.
Details of a seed saving workshop I am running in Ballarat on Sunday 16th March


  1st January 2014
Looks at two methods of introducing new chickens to an established flock.

  1st December 2013
Using a brooder to raise day old chicks without the use of a mother hen

  1st November 2013
Looks at how to replace your flock using broody hens to sit on fertile imported fertile eggs.
Have added a link to a PDF version of a Fowlers instruction manual.  It containers information relevant to both Fowlers electric units and the older stovetop models.