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Moulting Season

Moulting Season

Don’t be alarmed if you start to see feathers on the ground and sometimes naked chooks at this time of year (end of summer, beginning of autumn). For backyard chickens, shorter days often signal time for a break. Birds may stop laying eggs, lose old feathers and...
What is in an egg?

What is in an egg?

Keeping chickens can provide endless entertainment and they make great pets. But they also provide us with an amazing nutritious benefit – eggs! But what is in an egg? And are home raised really better than store bought?   Firstly let’s look into what...