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March 3, 2016

As a way to protect themselves from predators chickens hide their symptoms of ill health until the very last minute, so it is really important to keep a look out for symptoms. As soon as you see a sign of ill health take action before it’s too late. Take your chicken t...

October 8, 2015


Our little Mindy was put to sleep last night. For those who don't know, Mindy and her best friend Honey were surrendered to us at the beginning of August. When they arrived we found out Mindy had a huge, inoperable abdominal tumour. Sadly tumours are not uncommon in h...

October 2, 2015

Yesterday I shared the posts below on my personal Facebook page, but I wanted to share it here too as this story of a little grieving duck demonstrates that animals have feelings and emotional lives beyond what many give them credit for:

Thursday 7.41am:
On Tuesday mo...

September 13, 2015

It is essential to have a good vet for your chickens lined up, as by the time chickens are showing symptoms of ill health it is usually time for immediate treatment. Have a read through our article on finding a good vet for your chickens for more advice.

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September 13, 2015


Having an excellent vet lined up for your chickens is essential. By the time hens are showing symptoms of illness the disease is usually fairly advanced and needs immediate attention. Chickens are very good at hiding their symptoms. It would help keep them safe from p...

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