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  • Tales from the Coop - Cheepy as a chick

    Tales from the Coop – Introducing the ChickenGuard Chicken Family

    We really should have done this sooner. But better late than never. Tales from the Coop – Introducing the ChickenGuard Chicken Family. Hopefully we can bring you some stories and updates from our family of 5 chickens and their keeper, Fiona. But first let us introduce the stars of the show, the chickens. First up

  • Chicken of the Month August 2021

    August 2021 – Chicken of the Month

    The voting was very close this month. There was one vote between first and second place right until the last few hours. Thanks to everyone who entered and all of the finalists. Here are the winners this month, in reverse order. Third place went to Tanya Reynolds with this photo of Isabella holding one of

  • Chicken Competition

    Chicken Keeping Hamper Prize – Terms and Conditions

    We’ve teamed up with the lovely people at Feathers & Beaky* to offer you this great chicken prize hamper worth over £300! The hamper includes everything you need to keep your chicks happy and healthy. Including nutritious food and treats plus a Treat Dispenser, Chicken Drinker and Vegetable Holder. To that lot we’re adding a

  • Chicken of the Month July 2021

    July 2021 – Chicken of the Month

    Literally hundreds of you voted in this Months Chicken of the Month competition. But there can only be one winner (though they are ALL winners in our opinion). Thanks to everyone who entered and thanks to the 12 finalists. Here are the top 3, in reverse order as voted by you. Third place this month

  • Winchester University Chicken Ownership Survey

    Chicken Ownership Survey

    Jenny is a visiting lecturer at Winchester University and we’d really love it if you could help her out with this survey. Jenny is keen to carry out an extremely comprehensive survey on non-commercial chicken ownership. The results will be used to promote chicken welfare. So it’s a great thing for us all to do.

  • Chicken of the Month June 2021

    June 2021 – Chicken of the Month

    Here are the results of our June 2021 Chicken of the Month competition. And it is not often that you get the opportunity to say that ‘Gladys beat Beyoncé’ but in this competition we can. We’ll be running another competition sometime soon for July. Keep you eyes tuned in to our Facebook page so you

  • How to stop chickens jumping over fences

    Are you in the process of getting your backyard ready for chickens for the first time? Worried about them going wandering or eggscaping? Or perhaps you’ve already got some birds and they’re proving to be much more adventurous than you expected. Fear not. Chickens can jump, fly or hop further than most people think, but
  • How much do chickens weigh?

    As with all animals, it’s important for your chickens to not be too fat or too thin. Being underweight or overweight can be a sign of, or can cause serious illness. Keeping them at the right weight will ensure they stay healthy and happy, and that you’ll never be short of delicious eggs. But how
  • ChickenGuard - Auto Coop Door Openers Chicken of the Month

    April 2021 – Chicken of the Month

    Here are the results of our April 2021 Chicken of the Month competition. Second and third place were closely contested but we had a runaway winner again this month. I think that show the power of social media. Scroll down to see who scooped the most votes. We’ll be running another competition sometime soon for

  • March Easter 2021 – Chicken of the Month

    Here are the results of our Easter Chicken of the Month competition 2021. Second and third place were closely contested but we had a runaway winner! We’ll be running another competition sometime soon for April. Keep you eyes tuned in to our Facebook page so you don’t miss it. Here are those winners in reverse

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