Daniel Foley

How to Train Chickens to Return to Their Coop

If you are a newbie to keeping chickens, knowing how to persuade them to return to their coop come evening time can be a real challenge – especially if you’ve had no experience. Although you may have tried numerous times to force them into the coop, the secret to success is not to give up. […]Read More

What Are the Most Common Problems Chickens Suffer From?

Backyard chickens are known to suffer from a variety of health conditions and illnesses, so as an owner of poultry, it’s important you’re aware of what to look out for if your chickens start to appear unwell. If chickens are checked regularly, hygiene is kept intact and have a good nutritional intake, many illnesses and […]Read More

American Buff Goose

  American Buff Goose, Geese American Buff Geese Breed Club Secretary Ducks come under the brief of: · The Domestic Waterfowl Club of Great Britain · The British Waterfowl Association Image n/a History n/a Characteristics As in the Brecon not all large Buff geese are American Buffs . . . if in doubt ask to […]Read More

African Geese

African Geese, Goose African Goose Enlarge Breed Club Secretary Ducks come under the brief of: · The Domestic Waterfowl Club of Great Britain · The British Waterfowl Association Image Image courtesy of Denna Balcom History n/a Characteristics This is the larger form of the Chinese and is a normally gentle breed and as such much […]Read More

Abacot Ranger Duck

  Enlarge History Abacot Rangers were developed between 1917 and 1923 by Oscar Gray and often referred to as the Hooded Ranger in older books. Abacot’s were introduced into Germany in the 1920’s and is one of the few breeds where the breed standards are virtually unaltered today. A reasonable layer and sitter with a […]Read More