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Backyard chickens – common problems and what to do about them…

  Keeping hens When we first had poultry I remember being nervous about all the different ailments that were potentially lurking out there.  Each time one of them was slightly off colour I began to panic a little, reaching for my backyard chicken bible and frightening myself half to death with names like Marek’s Disease…

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This week in the Belgian SowandSo Garden

Havoc Today I finally got the chance to get out and do a bit of work in the garden. The soil is still very soggy and I’m afraid most of my vegetables are looking somewhat the worse for wear. Weatherwise, we have a lot of extremes here in the Ardennes that have caused havoc in…

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