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Gapeworm – Does my Gasping Chicken Have it?

Written by Dr. Grant Richards – Allfarm Animal Health (Hastings, Victoria). Everyone seems to have heard of gapeworm. The main reason is that when you internet search “poultry respiratory disease” or “difficulty breathing” (or related terms) the Search Engines quickly tell you about Gape Worm. Gapeworm – or Syngamus trachea in Latin – when translated, […]

EcoGlow Safety Brooders – Why they are the Best on the Market

We have been so excited these past couple of months, knowing that these brooders were on the ship and making their way to Melbourne. I mean, seriously, Brinsea’s EcoGlow Brooder range was already recognised as the highest quality brooders on the poultry equipment market and somehow they have managed to make them even better!!! And […]

Apple Cidar Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar By Jon Baldwin on Wednesday, 6 June 2012 at 20:33 Unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar lowers a birds PH level which in turn makes their system less pathogen and parasite friendly , It detoxifies their blood & helps remove mucus. This is highly beneficial as poultry are prone to respiratory problems. ACV is also an antiseptic […]

Information Centre

When you are looking to add a new member to the family (of the non-Human variety) it always helps to do your research. I have spent years compiling this information so new and potential backyard chicken keepers can find a lot of the information that they need in the one place. This information is always […]