Thinking of keeping hens in the garden? Here"s why you should chicken out


Thinking of keeping hens in the garden? Here"s why you should chicken out

Thinking of keeping hens in the garden Here”s why you should chicken out

10:01 AM on 2nd August 2011

Chicken diaries: Anne Shooter tells her story of keeping hens

Chicken diaries: Anne Shooter tells her story of keeping hens

Three years ago, Anne was one of the first wave of middle-class town dwellers to buy a chicken coop and hens

Keeping hens: Three years ago, Anne was one of the first wave of middle-class town dwellers to buy a chicken coop and hens

The Fearnley, 1,280: The Taj Mahal for chickens, measuring 8ft by 6ft, it allows your chickens to roam freely, www.framebow.co.uk

The Fearnley, 1,280: The Taj Mahal for chickens, measuring 8ft by 6ft, it allows your chickens to roam freely, www.framebow.co.uk

Eglu cube, from 550: Houses up to 10 hens with slide-out droppings trays and hose-clean surface, www.omlet.co.uk

Eglu cube, from 550: Houses up to 10 hens with slide-out droppings trays and hose-clean surface, www.omlet.co.uk

The Nogg, 1950: Made from cedar wood, www.nogg.co.uk

The Nogg, 1950: Made from cedar wood, www.nogg.co.uk