About the Author

Susie Kearley

Susie Kearley is a British freelance writer and journalist, working for magazines, newspapers, and book publishers in the UK, USA and around the world. She covers a wide range of subjects including wild animals and pets, healthcare, gardening, and travel. Her debut novel was published in 2021, an apocalyptic thriller about a fungal pandemic - it was a work in progress for many years before covid struck. She also has a collection of other books on WWII, freelance writing, and travel, available here: http://Author.to/SusieKearley
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Articles by Susie Kearley

Chickens Help Parishioners Achieve Their Eco Goals
December 1, 2022 · · Chickens 101, Flock Files

It’s lovely to be able to help people connect with animals. Kids get excited about collecting their chickens and you know they’re going to be loved and looked after

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Exotic Pheasants at Waddesdon Manor
November 4, 2022 · · Poultry 101

Today, the Waddesdon Manor breeding program focuses on threatened or endangered species and has been carefully designed so that, combined with education and research, it helps to conserve the rarest species.

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Former Convicts find Hope for the Future in Chicken Keeping
October 1, 2022 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites At Southwell Hostel in Nottinghamshire, England, an ‘Enabling Environment’ project is underway to give ex-convicts who’ve recently left prison confidence, responsibility, and focus as they transition to …

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The Big Red Rooster Rescue
August 19, 2022 · · Chickens 101

Helen Cooper, who owns the sanctuary, was disappointed to see a considerable surge in abandoned roosters during the COVID-19 pandemic. She’s been trying to help those cockerels, some dumped in towns and villages and left to fend for themselves.

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Naughty Chickens Help People with Mental Health Problems in London
August 1, 2022 · · Chickens 101

Sydenham Garden welcomes a mental health group three times a week to interact with the therapy chickens.

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Two Authors Whose Chickens Inspired them to Write Books!
June 30, 2022 · · Book Reviews

Have your chickens ever given you a burst of inspiration for a story? These two authors were so charmed by their chickens’ funny ways, they decided to write about them.

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Chicken Nesting Box Herbs
May 24, 2022 · · Coops, Members Only

Living on a farm was Diana’s dream, and chickens became a part of that reality. She soon discovered that chicken nesting box herbs helped her birds to relax and settle.

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Fresh Start for Hens
April 8, 2022 · · Chickens 101

Fresh Start for Hens is a British not-for-profit organisation, run by volunteers who collect hens from poultry farms at the end of their commercial lives, and find them new homes with people who want to keep them as pets.

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Challenging Times for British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT)

Just before the pandemic, the British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT) built a brand-new Visitor Center in North Devon, England.

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Kenyan Crested Guinea Fowl
January 10, 2022 · · Poultry 101

Cotswold Wildlife Park is nestled in a quiet part of the English countryside, is home to a wide range of animals from rhinos to giraffes, to exotic birds. Today we’re meeting Chris Green, one of the bird keepers, who takes us to meet their “naughty guinea fowl.”

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