The Chook Coop Blog

The Chook Coop Blog
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3 Holiday Gifts for Chooks and Chicken Keepers

December 8, 2017 | Kassandra Smith

Cluck around the Christmas tree with our gift guide for the chooks or chicken keepers in your life!

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Chicken Breed of the Week – Araucana

December 6, 2017 | Kassandra Smith

Have a peck at the Araucana chicken - our chicken breed of the week! All you need to know about this active and blue egg laying hen is right here.

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3 Reasons to Keep Pet Chickens

December 5, 2017 | Kassandra Smith

Wondering whether keeping a flock of backyard chickens is the right choice for you? Have a peck at the top 3 reasons to keep pet chickens here.

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Chicken Breed of the Week – Silkie

November 29, 2017 | Kassandra Smith

Have a peck at the Silkie chicken - our chicken breed of the week! All you need to know about this gentle and cute hen is right here.

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Rescue Chicken Gets A Wheelchair!

November 28, 2017 | Kassandra Smith

Check out this video of a chicken in a rehabilitation wheelchair from Chicken Therapy Chairs! Find out more about rescuing hens here.

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Chicken Breed of the Week – Rhode Island Red

November 22, 2017 | Kassandra Smith

Hello chicken keepers, Thinking about adding a new chook to your flock? Or perhaps you are wondering which chicken breed is best for your new backyard flock? If you’re looking for a chicken breed that’s hardy, beautiful and...

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3 Easy Ways to Prevent Poultry Lice and Mites

November 22, 2017 | Kassandra Smith

Hello chicken keepers, Keeping chooks doesn’t have to mean constantly battling fluffy bum bugs. With a few well timed prevention methods, and the right tools, your flock can stay pest free through the parasite paradise that is the...

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Plymouth Rock – Chicken Breed of the Week!

November 17, 2017 | Kassandra Smith

Hello chicken keepers, I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, my favourite thing about keeping chooks is the diversity of chicken breeds available. I’m slightly addicted to spending inordinate amounts of time researching the many different...

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The Top 5 Weird and Wonderful Chicken Breeds

November 15, 2017 | Kassandra Smith

Transform your chicken coop into a menagerie, filled with plumage of every pattern! Have a peck at our top 5 weird and wonderful chicken breeds here.

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