Choosing the right breed

There is an amazing variety of chickens available in Australia, with over 50 recognised breeds. Once you add in standard or bantam, and hundreds of colour combinations the choices are endless. Generally speaking, chickens are categorised into two size groups: Standard (‘normal’ or ‘large’) and bantam (smaller). Bantam chickens can be ½ to 1/3 the […]

Adding New Chickens to my Flock

Any current or past chicken keeper can tell you that they are addictive. Their awesome individual personalities (yes, they do have them, just like any other animal), pretty colours, yummy eggs and soul soothing scratching and exploration of their environment make the best combination you can get from any pet. So these questions are more […]