Chickens are now the sixth most popular pet, and re‐homed commercial hens (ex-bats) are the ideal starter hen for first‐time hen keepers. Ex‐bats do, however, have their own specific issues, and sometimes knowing what is normal can help to establish the severity of a presenting condition. Our friends from the BHWT have put together a helpful guide to common illnesses of pet hens to help you along!
On 4th February 2017, some important restrictions were put in place to protect more endangered and vulnerable animal species from excessive international trade. The African Grey parrot was one of these. Keep reading to learn more about the changes in law.
If you missed The Big Garden Birdwatch last month but would like to help out wildlife, never fear! With National Nest Box Week taking place, why not add nest boxes to your garden and enjoy the wildlife they will bring? Click through to learn which design is best.