Our Top Winter Tips for a Healthy Flock

Winter is the best time to address possible health issues that could affect or delay egg laying come spring time. And it’s a great way to stay warm on a cold day… so get ahead of things by doing these tasks when the sun is shining for a healthier flock and less work in Spring.

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How to Help Your Chickens Through Their Moult

Chooks not laying? Feather explosion in your backyard? Half bald patches on your girls? Autumn is the time when daylight hours decrease and most chooks moult their old feathers and regrow new ones in their place. Some chickens can lose a handful and look no different, others will look like they survived an attack by

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Gapeworm – Does my Gasping Chicken Have it?

Written by Dr. Grant Richards – Allfarm Animal Health (Hastings, Victoria). Everyone seems to have heard of gapeworm. The main reason is that when you internet search “poultry respiratory disease” or “difficulty breathing” (or related terms) the Search Engines quickly tell you about Gape Worm. Gapeworm – or Syngamus trachea in Latin – when translated,

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Treating Poultry Lice Information Sheet

  This fact sheet is designed to improve the understanding of Poultry Louse infections in poultry and the variety of treatment options available.  POULTRY LOUSE LIFECYCLE In order to fully discuss treatment options for the treatment of lice, it is important to make the correct diagnosis and understand the life cycle. Diagnosis Be confident to

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EcoGlow Safety Brooders – Why they are the Best on the Market

. We have been so excited these past couple of months, knowing that these brooders were on the ship and making their way to Melbourne. I mean, seriously, Brinsea’s EcoGlow Brooder range was already recognised as the highest quality brooders on the poultry equipment market and somehow they have managed to make them even better!!!

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Storing Your Brinsea Incubator at the End of the Season

Finished incubating for the season? Need some handy tips on preparing your incubator for storage? Taking care to clean and store your Brinsea incubator is imperative to continuously have great hatch results, year after year. This article has some great suggestions on how to best protect your investment and retain optimal results. Storing Your Incubator

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