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  1. Winter Warmers

    Article written by Jenna Jack 13 December 2012

    The festive season is perhaps the time when we are at our busiest. It is also the time when your hens will rely on you most for their well-being. The honeymoon period is officially over and the welly warmers are Read the Rest…

  2. Back Garden Chicken Keeping Series
    Issue 7

    Article written by Jenna Jack 20 September 2012

    The most common problem faced by poultry keepers at this time of year is red mite. So much so, sales of our red mite products have almost doubled over the past month, as everyone begins the challenge of ridding their Read the Rest…

  3. Back Garden Chicken Keeping Series – Issue 6

    Article written by Jenna Jack 30 August 2012

    Cock-a-doodle-DO or Cock-a-doodle-DON’T? We currently have three cockerels living with us at Warwickshire Chicken Coop. Each cockerel is kept in a separate pen and has between 40 and 15 hens to himself at any given time. The obvious downside to Read the Rest…

  4. Back Garden Chicken Keeping Series
    Issue 5

    Article written by Jenna Jack 23 August 2012

    Mixing It Up The longer you keep chickens, the more addictive they become. You will start to notice little traits in certain breeds and prefer one sort of hen over another. As your love of chicken keeping grows, so will Read the Rest…

  5. Back Garden Chicken Keeping Series
    Issue 4

    Article written by Jenna Jack 09 August 2012

    A regular question I get asked at Warwickshire Chicken Coop is how to stop my hens from pecking one another. Sadly pecking is a common problem and if not nipped in the bud, the consequences can be fatal. Nine times Read the Rest…

  6. Back Garden Chicken Keeping Series – Issue 3

    Article written by Jenna Jack 02 August 2012

    Chickens are creatures of habit, and like many humans thrive on routine. A regular routine will make them feel safe and confident, so you should start how you mean to carry on. Many people ask me when to ‘put the Read the Rest…

  7. Back Garden Chicken Keeping Series – Issue 2

    Article written by Jenna Jack 26 July 2012

    It’s been a busy week here at Warwickshire Chicken Coop and it seems more and more people of all backgrounds and ages are starting to keep chickens. Many people come to me for advice and to look at the breeds Read the Rest…

  8. Back Garden Chicken Keeping Series – Issue 1

    Article written by Jenna Jack 09 July 2012

    Back garden chicken keeping is becoming increasingly popular and over the past year, the number of people keeping chickens has grown by a staggering 800%. Jenna Jack, owner of Warwickshire Chicken Coop, the West Midlands based ‘home of happy, healthy Read the Rest…