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Chickens are fantastic recyclers and they provide fresh eggs too. Here are the basics on how to look after them with the right chook house, enclosure and garden environment - as well as tips on feeding and general care.
Our urban backyards are our green havens, but the risk of contaminated soils may change the way we need to garden and live.
When you buy a carton of eggs labelled as free-range, are you getting what you paid for? Here's what the egg industry isn't telling you.
Erin Johnson reminisces about her valued family chickens in this heart-warming story.
Australians consume over 3.5 billion eggs every year, with nearly 80 per cent of them coming from intensive battery farms. Now, you can watch live and unedited footage of happy free-range chooks to make sure that it’s up to the standards you demand.
Thought of raising chickens as family pets? Kids love them and they adapt well to urban life, being willing gardeners and providing fresh eggs for breakfast.
Food is an essential and everyday part of our lives, but how often do we stop and consider where exactly it came from, and for meat eaters particularly; what do we know about its origins?
Even the busiest urban-dweller can become a true locavore and discover a more enlightened lifestyle.