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Attila The Hen

4 Extra Debut. Natalie Haynes meets some of the people and poultry involved in the fashion for keeping urban chickens. From 2011.

Writer Natalie Haynes, who has heard some dark rumours about the true habits of the hen, meets some of the people and poultry involved in the fashion for keeping urban chickens. Her own chicken knowledge being limited entirely to their lives in Ancient Rome, she seeks information from chicken breeders and keepers; but perhaps the most keen insight is from ornithologist Mark Cocker, who explains how things look from the chickens' own perspective.

Produced by Christine Hall.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2011.

30 minutes

On radio

Sun 27 Dec 2020 15:30

Broadcasts

  • Tue 29 Mar 2011 11:00
  • Tue 10 Jul 2012 11:00
  • Thu 12 Jul 2012 21:00
  • Sun 27 Dec 2020 15:30
  • Mon 28 Dec 2020 03:30