A chicken’s heart beats at 280-315 times per minute compared with a typical human’s at 60-80 beats per minute
- Collect bracken and hang bunches to dry – it is a great source of free bedding for your coop.
- Do not be tempted to overfeed hens with corn, as fat chickens will stop laying.
- Make a health busting treat:
- 1 cup each of rolled oats, wheat and sunflower seeds, plus 1 teaspoon each of brewers yeast, garlic and dried sea weed, combined with cod liver oil.