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

Exotic Pheasants at Waddesdon Manor
February 25, 2020 · · Poultry 101

Today, Waddesdon’s 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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The Bucks Goat Centre
December 24, 2019 · · Poultry 101

This is no ordinary farm. The animals are not bred for milk or meat. They live a life of fuss and adoration, admired by the visiting public, appearing on television, and arriving at events to bring a quirky element to even the most formal of proceedings.

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Poet Wordsworth’s Chickens
October 1, 2019 · · Chickens 101

William Wordsworth wrote about his hens in some of his poetry, observing hen parenting techniques and crediting them with “tenderness and love” towards their newborn chicks. Today, the hens that live at Wordsworth House and Garden are Orpingtons and Silkies.

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Jokhu and Chicken Clicker Training
June 2, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Training chickens is easier than you might think. Some hens have a natural aptitude for learning and a longer attention span than others, making them good learners.

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