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General Chickens

Articles about keeping chickens. From our beginners guide to keeping chickens to moulting, there is a wide range of information here.

Chickens Moulting

Chickens Moulting

One of the most shocking things to see as a new poultry keeper is chickens going through a moult. Most chickens shed their feathers in late Summer or early Autumn. Chickens that go into moult will slowly lose their old feathers and new feathers will grow in the place of …

French Fancies

French Fancies

Jeremy Hobson (who has lived in France for over a decade) investigates the attitude the French have towards back garden chicken keeping…and discovers that the hobby is as popular amongst ‘ex-pats’ living in France as it is in the UK There’s a feeling amongst many French – especially those living …