A calm environment is essential for poultry. Stress hormones are transmitted via fertile eggs, making chicks anxious: they grow up edgy and with lowered immunity. Learn about poultry politics, priorities in a hens life, behaviour patterns, and how to provide an enriched, satisfying chook environment.
Megg Miller keeps a range of purebred fowls and bronze turkeys and is a prominent egg and poultry judge. Through the magazines she publishes, Australasian Poultry and Grass Roots she has helped educate people on what poultry need for a happy, healthy life. She believes understanding how poultry tick is just as important as how they are kept and what they’re fed.