Nesting Boxes

Nesting Boxes Egg laying is a private affair so our nesting boxes must be in an isolated area and offer a safe and comfortable spot for our chooks to lay their eggs. The nesting boxes should also allow ease of collection and importantly, be simple to clean out.   How big should nesting boxes be?…

The Moulting Season

The Moulting Season Have your chooks started to moult yet?  Are you noticing feathers floating around the coop?   With the Autumn moult imminent you can do a lot to help your flock through this demanding time. Moulting is triggered by hormones that respond to less daylight hours, actually making new feathers whose growth pushes…

ISA Brown – the Ups & Downs

ISA Brown – the Ups & Downs  ISA Brown are an incredibly popular backyard layer choice, most probably because they are readily available through many stock feed stores across Australia. They are also popular mainly because of the big brown eggs they produce, just like the ones on supermarket shelves. ISA Brown are also famous…

Super Mash – New look, same great product

New look, same great product Super Mash – a specially formulated chicken feed supplement that provides nutrients and probiotics to boost and vitalise chooks, help reduce parasites and keep your chooks healthy, naturally.   Now available in Eco Sustainable, fully compostable bag and best value 5kg reusable bucket. Great value – good for our planet…

Diatomaceous Earth – chicken mites treatment & many other uses

Diatomaceous Earth – chicken mites treatment & many other uses! 🐥Chicken mites treatment 🐥Chicken lice treatment 🐥Contains high levels of natural soluble silica 🐥Improves egg production 🐥Larger birds – stronger and healthier 🐥Contains many trace minerals Pronounced die-uh-tuh-MEY-shus and frequently shortened to ‘DE’, diatomaceous earth is a truly remarkable mineral-based substance made from the fossilised…