August 2020 …

Wow what a busy month August was. We took delivery of 150+ birds early on the 10th August and with temperatures hitting 34+°C it was extremely warm so kept the birds cool with plenty of cold water and I also made then up some pea and sweetcorn ice lollies. By the 19th August we were […]

3 Lovely Leghorns available …

I have 3 – 18-week old leghorns available – 1 White and 2 Mottled leghorns – please – they are beautiful slim birds with very elegant tall tails however they are a flighty, nervous bird at the moment so probably not for beginners but should settle down given time and will lay amazing white eggs […]

New to Chicken keeping …

We have, over the years, run chicken keeping courses for beginners and everyone that attends receives an A5 booklet on what coops they need, which chickens to buy, what to feed then and general how to look after their new additions, so we have attached the leaflet below for you to download … Worth a […]

New Year – New Signs for our chicken coops

One of my Christmas presents from last year were signs for all our coops – so every coop has a special name … So we have names for our Chicken Sitting Coops – HEN HOTEL, THE CHICK INN and CLUCKINGHAM PALACE as you can see we have 2 coops full this weekend (18-19 January 20) […]

Busy September!!!!

We are only just into September and already we have been extremely busy. Our September delivery of hybrids arrived on Wednesday 4th.  We have a nice mix of hens available so should you wish extend your existing flock or start up chicken keeping then drop me a message or give me a call on 07747 […]

Its that time of year – Moulting

So this morning I did my usual check and clean of the chickens to find that my lovely cheeky pekins are starting their annual moult ! Don’t panic when your chickens start losing their feathers. Moulting is a normal and natural process of shedding feathers and re-growing them that all chickens go through. The best […]

Keeping your Chickens Cool

As we are experiencing consistently high summer temperatures this can cause chickens to suffer from heat stress, overheating, or even stop their egg laying process.  Cold water is essential and will regulate the chicken’s body temperature and keep them nice and cool. Offer frozen treats. One of my favourite ways to help my girls cool off and treat them at the […]

Hybrids …

Last few available until mid-July BLACKTAILS, AMBER, COUCOU, BLUE, SUSSEX and PIED