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.
1st October 2013
Explains why keeping backyard farm managed chickens is more ethical than keeping chickens as pets.
Looks at replacing a chicken flock using hens and a rooster