Across Australia, chickens are proving fantastic additions to many happy homes. They offer entertainment and companionship, and their egg-laying abilities make for very satisfying breakfasts.
There are hundreds of chook owners throughout the territories
This guide offers advice on a variety of chicken-keeping topics, from purchasing or adopting your hens, to caring for ill birds, to introducing new members to your flock. This guide is written specifically for Austrialian chicken keepers – throughout, you’ll find helpful, Australia-specific advice. If you know the basics but are keen to read up on Australian chicken keeping, we’ve also created a section that gives targeted advice on coping with predators and extreme temperatures.