We love eggs at the Poultry Centre! An all-natural source of quality protein and good cholesterol, all for 70 calories. Cost-effective and versatile, the unique nutritional composition of eggs can help meet a variety of nutrient needs for children through to older adults. Nutrition research suggests eggs can play a role in weight management, muscle […]
I’ve been looking after chickens at the Bell Plantation since I was 14. Now at ...
1. Mind the Mud If your birds have feathery feet then you need to make ...
Your priority this month is to make sure the fencing surrounding your run/coop is in a good state of repair, because from now until early autumn Mr Fox is busy looking for his chicken supper. Cubs are also learning to hunt on their own right now and most likely to pay your chickens a visit […]
So, it’s been a very long time since our last blog here at the Poultry Centre and we have decided that seeing as keeping poultry is getting even more popular all the time that you may all benefit from a bit of help and advice, as well as being kept up to date with new […]
Summer is approaching, so you’ll need to stock up on those handy cleaning products which help keep red mite at bay. We’ve prepared some fantastic deals on Diatom & Nettex to help you get ready, available exclusively online at www.poultrycentre.co.uk Diatom Super Saver Bundle Includes: 5kg tub (£39.99) 450g shaker for refills (£10.99) Buy […]
I’ve been looking after chickens at the Bell Plantation since I was 14. Now at the age of 22 I thought I would answer a few of the most common questions people ask me when they come in to get started with chickens. 6 Frequently asked questions about keeping chickens…… 1. Do you need […]
As the days get longer your birds will start laying more eggs so here are a few things to help you capitalise on this. 1. Feed The one thing which can directly influence the quality of the eggs your birds produce is the food you give them; it directly effects egg production, egg size, shell […]
1. Mind the Mud If your birds have feathery feet then you need to make sure that they are on a clean well drained surface, as they can become infectious if not cleaned. Chickens can also get balls of mud build up over their nails. To ensure your birds nails will not be harmed these […]