Welcome to the website of the UK's best-selling chicken magazine, we hope you enjoy your visit. Practical Poultry magazine is packed with helpful chicken advice from incubating eggs to poultry housing, feeds to breeding, and showing to selling chickens. This informative monthly magazine caters for chicken keepers at all levels, from beginners with a few chickens to established breeders working on small-scale commercial production. If you keep chickens, you need Practical Poultry magazine!
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 00:00
The chicken keeper’s problem solver by Chris Graham (Octopus Books, ISBN: 978-0- 600-63013-5, £12.99), is a newly-published, 225-page hardback which provides answers to – and explanations for – 100 of the most common, chicken-related issues likely to be encountered by back garden poultry enthusiasts.
With chapters covering everything from food and water, housing and rodents to health issues, incubation and behavioural problems, the contents provide a comprehensive treasure trove of practical information designed as a handy reference source for use when trouble strikes.
Nobody likes to imagine that things are going to go wrong with their hens but, in reality, problems do occur. To minimise the likelihood of any suffering, it’s important to be ready to act both swiftly and effectively when they do.