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Local Organic Chicken Feed

Everyone keeps asking about where they can get locally produced organic layer mash in Auckland, therefore I have made it my personal missio…

Started by Susie

14 Nov 13, 2015
Reply by Tracey Waterreus

Chicken lice - Organic solutions

I have been reading up on organic solutions for lice and came across an article that recommends soaking hen for 5 minutes in a solution of…

Started by Damian Cinereus Veneficus Mair

3 Sep 25, 2014
Reply by Andrea Graves

Dealing with a muddy run

The run has recently turned to mud, although its not slushy, But the chooks do seem to be having mucky feet a lot of the time, They do have…

Started by Nigel Thomson

7 Sep 22, 2014
Reply by Andrea Graves

neem oil

Has anyone used neem oil to spray their chookhouse? How did it go? does a withholding period apply?

Started by Kirsten

1 Aug 18, 2014
Reply by Petra Dirkx

Picky Chickies! Introducing new foods to growing birds...

Hi! I am new to keeping chickens, and have 2 10 week old girls. I've put them on pulley grower pellets and tried giving them a few yummy sn…

Started by Kelly Ronayne

1 Jan 28, 2014
Reply by Jewels Annabell

What's in a chicken's name???

Hi chook lovers, Just for a laugh, I'm just interested to know what inspired you in naming your chicken/s . I'm sure there are creative min…

Started by Vivian Johnson

11 Nov 8, 2013
Reply by Jewels Annabell

Rooster swap

Hello, Does anyone near Putaruru want to swap roosters? I don't want him to breed with his daughters.

Started by Meg

0 Oct 9, 2013

Breed ID?

We have four young roosters that we rescued after they were dumped at the roadside in the bush near us. I'd like to figure out what breed t…

Started by Richard Grevers

2 Aug 13, 2013
Reply by Richard Grevers

Three Free Hens

Silver Laced Wyandotte, Bantam and another young pullet (sorry don't know what she is) free to a good home.   Free peck n lay too. North Sh…

Started by AVISS

2 Jul 20, 2013
Reply by Kate

Has anyone an idea how I can broaden my hens feeding habits?

Hi there, since three days I have 3 brown shavers, approx. 24 weeks old, which i bought from a free range farm.They are lovely chooks but s…

Started by Silja Baer

5 May 16, 2013
Reply by Shona Cullen



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