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Managing Backyard Chickens – Canberra

Managing chickens in suburbia comes with different challenges than a rural environment; where the land is less scarce, and neighbours further away. Keeping a flock of layers or even meat birds will require a bit of management to avoid odours, … Continue reading

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Some Differences Between Ducks and Chickens

We’ve had chickens for a while now, and recently acquired some ducks. I’ll do a post on their behavioural differences later, but this post is going to concentrate on some of the more explicit differences between the birds which are … Continue reading

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Keeping Chooks – The Easy Version

It’s been bought to my attention (Thanks Elly!) that my Chook Compound Post, while instructive, is a bit intimidating. I agree too. I over-engineered that thing to just within the limit of my abilities. Really, what’s needed is a bare-bones … Continue reading

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Chooks, Ethics and Animal Stewardship

There’s been a bit of talk in the media lately about proposed changes to laws surrounding ‘Free Range’ chooks, what this means and how the laws are applied.

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The Chicken Compound

POST EDIT: Bit of a dry old post, but a lot of people have asked me questions about this. Partly want to start a discussion too, see how others have approached the same problems. EB We’ve been in Canberra for … Continue reading

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