I've got a walk in run from Omlet with a cover as one of my "Bird Flu prevention runs".... they also do lower heights. Thought I'd share this, if like me you're wanting to give your chickens some grass and not keep them inside all the time.
The UK is a huge chick exporter. This practice actually makes economic sense as well as allows better welfare.
With the chilly weather we've had over the last few days, this is probably good timing!
Here are some of the photos I took at the Federation. If you had photos taken, please email me email@example.com and I will send the high resolution versions to you. Thanks!
Sometimes I get tough questions about poultry but this one that came in.... I'm really stuck with. Anyone??
I am a South Australian oyster farmer and most interested to discover we could provide oyster shell to the poultry industry. We also have problems with barnacles on our shell.
Do you have any research / researchers I can read / contact regarding if it is OK to crush barnacle shell mixed in with oyster shell to give to poultry?
Here are the photos Rupert Stephenson and I took at the National this year. As always, I'm grateful for comments to make any corrections for incorrectly named birds or owners. I hope to see you at the Federation show - we will be there on the Sunday, come along early because we don't have long to get photos. https://poultrykeeper.com/show-…/national-poultry-show-2015/
Show report, photos and results of the Northampton & District Poultry Club Autumn Show. Report courtesy of Mark Anderson-Howe and Photos courtesy of Rupert Stephenson.
December is a peak time for fois gras purchases. Help me educate people how it is produced by sharing Zoe's excellent article.
This month, I've reviewed the Westgate Labs Worm Count Kit. You can see photos of the whole process - following the sample I sent through the lab (thank you Westgate Labs for your help with this!)
I often read about people giving Baytril to their hens and then eating their eggs after a withdrawal period. I did some research on antibiotic use in poultry a while back that raised some concerns.