Happy Chicken Farming Workshop

We are excited to announce our first Happy Chicken Farming Workshop on the 27th October 2018. Not to be missed! If you are a farmer looking to set up your homestead, then this event is for you. Learn about incubating, hatching, brooding and raising chickens. We are limited to 20 attendees, so book your...

Farmer’s Weekly Magazine Cover Story

We are excited to announce that Happy Land Farm was featured in Farmer's Weekly for the 10 August 2018 issue.  If you can, grab a copy (or ask a farmer friend to show it to you) before they run out. Read all about the #happylandfarm journey and what we are about! This is an excellent article written...

Free-Range Koekoeks

Free-range Koekoeks Feeling inspired before sunset one day, we decided to let the chickens out of the one hok. A hok is a chicken cage that is large enough to house 8 or less chickens comfortably. We have two cockerels that watch over a few hens. Letting them out to free-range was a little...

Chilli and Garlic water

Chili and garlic drink for chickens Every few weeks we make a delicious chili 🌶 and garlic juice 🥤 for the chickens. It’s a natural antibiotic and very good for the respiratory system. It is super simple to make. Grab a handfull of chillies, a few cloves of garlic (you don't have to peel...

Filming for Spyskaart TV Show

I had the amazing opportunity to work with the Spyskaart Crew at Happy Land Farm in April 2018. Spyskaart is a brand-new local cooking TV show in Afrikaans. They contacted me requesting to film a short segment about our free-range chickens and eggs (we have the best eggs!). Of course I said YES! I...

Swaziland September 2017- Meet Altons chickens

As you know we love connecting with different farmers. We met Alton "Magwaza" Pierce in Swaziland on his farm and he is one of a kind. He has a passion for Malay chickens. He is breeding "Kaalneck" Malays, this means the neck of the chicken is featherless. Why would anyone want a chicken with...

Swaziland September 2017 – Chickens At the Dip

We went to Swaziland for a quick mini-break weekend in September 2017. As a farmer I love to meet other farmers and see how their farms run. The farm we stayed was called Young's Farm. They had chickens and cows living together in harmony. These photos were taken at the dip at the bottom...