Prevent Chicken Leg Problems

Our Chooks’ legs are very important to their general well-being. It’s up to us to inspect them regularly and prevent chicken leg problems. There are a few quite common leg problems that can occur in your flock so it is best to inspect legs every month alongside your Super Mash health regime. Not only does…

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…

A Chookie Space – food & shelter

In our slightly mad modern life keeping backyard chickens can give us simple pleasures with the added benefits of home grown eggs and useful manure. For many people, the gentle clucking and scratching of chooks at home is domestic bliss. Chooks are also a great way to teach children about caring for animals, after all…