The Chook Coop Blog

The Chook Coop Blog
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Customer Chicken Coop of the Month – May 2018

May 21, 2018 | Kassandra Smith

We love seeing how our customers add their own personal touches to the Backyard Chicken Coops' range! Have a peck at our customer coop of the month here.

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Chicken Breed of the Week – Polish Chicken

May 9, 2018 | Kassandra Smith

Have a peck at the Polish chicken - our chicken breed of the week! All you need to know about this quiet and quirky chook is right here.

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For a Chicken Keeping Mum!

May 2, 2018 | Kassandra Smith

Hello chicken keepers, As a devoted chook mum, I believe that my fellow Mother Hens deserve the best this Mother’s Day. Not an eggs-pert? Don’t panic! Spoiling the chicken keeper in your life is a breeze when you get them something to indulge their love...

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Chicken Breed of the Week – Frizzle Chickens

April 10, 2018 | Kassandra Smith

Hello chicken keepers, One of the pure joys of chicken keeping is how many unique and fabulously feathered chicken breeds are available. One of the most popular and striking chook breeds you can keep are Frizzle chickens. Their distinctive...

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3 Reasons Chickens Make the Best Pets for Kids

April 6, 2018 | Kassandra Smith

  Hello current – and future – chicken keepers, Chickens make the best pets for kids. A chook flock provides fun and love, a sense of responsibility and teaches our children the importance of compassion and care. PLUS chickens are...

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The Easter Chooky – Chocolate Brown Eggs

March 29, 2018 | Kassandra Smith

Hello chicken keepers, The beauty of fresh backyard eggs lies in their diversity. While supermarket eggs are uniform beige, fresh eggs from your chicken coop can come in a cornucopia of hues depending on your chook breed of...

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Keeping Chickens in Autumn – A Checklist

March 9, 2018 | Kassandra Smith

Hello chicken keepers, The height of summer is finally behind us and we are ready and waiting for the cooler months to kick in. Autumn is an important time for keeping chickens. It’s a great time to prepare...

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Chicken Breed of the Week – Wyandotte

February 2, 2018 | Kassandra Smith

Hello chicken keepers, Are you looking for a fluffy bum chook with beautiful plumage and a gentle nature? Look no further! Meet the Wyandotte chicken breed. Wyandotte hens are stunning to look at and their origin story is...

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5 Cool Things to Add to Your Chicken Run

February 2, 2018 | Kassandra Smith

A chicken run is essential for backyard chicken keepers. Keep your chicken flock happy and healthy in their chicken run with these 5 cool things.

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