The Omlet Guide to Keeping Chickens

Chickens are not only easy to keep but are very entertaining and even lay eggs for you to have for breakfast. What more could you ask for in a pet? Hens can be wonderfully rewarding to keep, and you will soon learn that each hen will have her own lovely personality that will keep you endlessly entertained. If you are deciding whether to keep chickens or you have just bought some happy hens then you are in the right place.

A flock of Gingernut Ranger chickens free ranging in search for some delicious worms
A flock of Gingernut Ranger chickens free ranging in search for some delicious worms

This guide will take you through keeping chickens, from choosing the best chicken coop to the daily jobs of a chicken keeper. Here at Omlet we think keeping chickens should be enjoyed by everyone, whether you live in the country or the city. So read on to learn all about the eggcellent world of chicken keeping.

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Samantha, 23 August 2015

Having chickens is addictive !! We started off with 5 ex battery hens and 4 ex commercial free range hens and they have been an absolute joy. A year later and we have hatched 4 clutches of pure bred marans, cream legbars, and araucana to add to our flock. For anyone considering having chickens, I would say go for it. Just be prepared to have double the amount you imagined you would have !!!

Angela, 3 August 2015

My friend has chickens and ŵe have just moved to a large villa and are considering them too...

James, 17 April 2015

hens are amazing I love them one time my sister found a bird egg (its mother died) and our hens tried to hatch it

Your, 28 December 2012

WE have been keeping chickens over two years and love them.we have one eglu for our 5 big girls and cockral and have just order another one for our bantams we have two baby cockrals and at the mo 3 girl when there new home arrives we are going to buy some more 3 girls love fresh eggs cant beat them .Eglus are so easy to keep clean and are nice and cosy WORTH EVERY PENNY.XXX

Jennifer, 21 May 2012

I am so glad I have your site to ask questions about keeping chickens. As a relative novice there are things that come up that your experience and quick response help with. Thank you.

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