Chicken Keeping

Information and help for keeping Hens in your Garden

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How big should my hen house be?

What size, width, diameter etc. should my perch be?

Do I need special Nest Boxes?

Will they need a big area for exercise?

Will they get cold in the winter?

Do hens get bored?

What is a dust bath?

Is free ranging in the garden safe?

How can I stop foxes?

Is their special poultry food and what amount should I give them?

I've heard you can feed their eggshells back to them, why?

Will the chickens be safe with other pets?

Should I get a cockerel?

What if a Chicken becomes sick?

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Chicken Keeping FAQ page.

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