Useful Links

Here are some links to other websites where we think you will find useful information and advice for looking after your chickens:

Links - Defra


The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the government department responsible for environmental protection, food production and standards, agriculture, fisheries and rural communities in the United Kingdom. Hollywater Hens is registered with Defra. If you have fewer than 50 birds you do not need to register. You are, however, encouraged to register voluntarily so that Defra can contact you quickly if there is an outbreak of disease.

Links - The Poultry Club of Great Britain

The Poultry Club, founded 1877, is a registered charity (Patron: HRH The Prince of Wales) existing to safeguard the interests of all pure and traditional breeds of poultry including chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys. They have a breed gallery showing details for lots of chicken breeds available in the UK.


Link - Poultry Keeper Poultry Keeper is a hobby website created over the last 4 years. They have over 550 articles and many useful resources for the hobbyist interested in keeping chickens, ducks, geese and other poultry. They also have a great chicken breeds page.


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Country Living is a lifestyle magazine for people who either live or dream of living in the country. It offers inspiration and practical advice on homes & decorating, seasonal food, crafts, fashion, health, rural affairs, nature and the environment. Hollywater Hens' Suzie Baldwin is a columnist for Country Living Magazine.

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