The Speckled Sussex is a great egg layer and will keep laying even during cold weather, when many other breeds will stop.
You can expect one adult hen to lay around four or five large, light brown eggs each week.
Speckled Sussex & Cockerels Available
Very Limited Stock
The majestic Brahma is an old breed with its roots far back in time; as with many heritage breeds, the exact genetic makeup of this bird is unknown.
Historians have reconstructed the likely origins of this noble bird from clues left in the poultry books and journals of the 1800s.
Famed for its size and known as King of ‘Chickens’, it’s a docile, calm breed that is a both a meat, and egg laying, bird.
Pullets & Cockerels Available
Bantam Brahma Available - Very limited number
Today, the Buff Orpington is one of the world’s most popular breeds. A heritage chicken, it was even the favourite breed of Queen Elizabeth!
A much loved, beautiful bird with personality.
Originated in Orpington, Kent, in the late 1800's. .
It is a docile chicken breed, the Buff Orpington is known as the friendliest and calmest of all the Orpington varieties.
A calm, stately chicken, it glides around its garden in search for food. It enjoys being held and likes the attention of humans.
With fantastic feathering, this chicken is absolutely lovely to behold. It moves in a gentle gliding motion, offering a sophisticated and classy air to your entire chicken run.
It will even let you know when it’s ready for some loving, emitting soft little cries to encourage you to pick it up!
Good winter hardiness.
A large/ medium sized hen it is originally a Dutch bird from Barnvelde.
An easy to care for and friendly bird it is particularly attractive in its silver or gold laced form.
they are poor flyer due to being a heavy bird are easily contained within a medium height fence.
These hens also lay an attractive dark brown egg, sometimes with speckles and you can expect somewhere between 180 to 200 eggs per
Barnevelders or ‘Barnies’ as they are affectionately known, are relative newcomers to the world of chickens.
That hasn’t held them back though, they have a firm following and rightly so. They are a low maintenance hen with a fun personality and good looks!
Once the darling of the Dutch egg industry, the Barnevelder now finds favor with many small flock keepers as a dual purpose hen.
In this article we are going to discuss the different varieties of Barnevelders, their temperament and of course, their beautiful chocolate colored eggs.
Barneys are a very easygoing bird and they rarely squabble with anyone; even the roosters are known to be calm.
The Barnevelder is a very friendly bird. They are always pleased to see you and will greet you with low key chattiness.
They do like to chat a little but their voice is low and quiet unlike RIR who like to shout!
Barnevelders are active birds they love to free range and excel at it. They can be easily tamed to be pets if you start at an early age and since they are docile, gentle and they are definitely kid friendly.
Chicks and Young Birds Available
* Dutch Bantam - 10 weeks
* Pekins - 10 - 18 weeks
* French Maran - Chicks
* Brahma - Chicks & 14 week olds
* Buff Orpington - Eggs In Incubator
* Norfolk Grey - 10 weeks off Heat
* Hatchery Vaccinated Hybrid Chicks - require a heat source
Also Available Eggs - Limited Amounts
When collecting your chickens, please bring a suitable carrier to take them home in.
A cat carrier, dog crate (with a blanket over the top) or a cardboard box would be perfect.
Two chickens would be comfortable in a cat carrier. Please ensure that the carrier is secure and ventilated, ideally with some shavings or straw to keep the chickens clean and happy on the journey.
If your cardboard box does not have any holes, we will make some for you.
We also have some cardboard boxes available if you forget or don’t have an available carrier - we won't ever charge you for boxes!
Terms & Conditions Apply - While Stocks Last
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