Pure Breed Chicken Information

We have very limited pure breeds available this season. Below are descriptions of  the Pure Breeds we sometimes have in stock.  If you would like to be added to the waiting list for hens please email us with your contact details & we will let you know if we get any in.  

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ARAUCANA - £30

SIZE: Medium

COLOURS: Lavender, Black & White

EGG COLOUR: Blue/green

CHARACTER: Can be slightly flighty.

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PLYMOUTH ROCK - £30/£35

HEN SIZE: Medium

COLOURS: Striking black & white striped plumage or Buff.

EGG COLOUR: Light to mid brown.

CHARACTER: Usually nice, docile hens. Good layers.

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CREAM LEGBAR - £35

HEN SIZE: Medium

COLOUR: Stunning mixed colours with cream neck feathers & a salmon chest.

EGG COLOUR: Blue

CHARACTER: Can be quite flighty.

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PEKINS - £30

HEN SIZE: Bantam

COLOURS: Millefleur, Mottled, Cuckoo, White & many others.

EGG COLOUR: Pale brown

CHARACTER: Usually very sweet, friendly little hens.  Ideal for small gardens as they do little damage to the ground.  Can be prone to broodiness.

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FAVEROLLE - £30-£35

HEN SIZE: Small/Medium

COLOUR: Salmon or Black

EGG COLOUR: Light brown/pinkish.

CHARACTER: Usually friendly, gentle & calm hens. 

VORWERK - £35

HEN SIZE: Medium

COLOUR: Stunning gold hens with black neck and tail feathers.

EGG COLOUR: Pale brown

CHARACTER: Can be slightly flighty..

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WYANDOTTE - £35

HEN SIZE: Medium size bantams.

COLOUR: Come in a huge range of colours, most commonly known is Silver Laced.

CHARACTER: Usually calm birds and reasonable layers.

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BRAHMA - £40

SIZE: Very large

COLOURS: Dark, Columbian, Lemon, Buff Columbian & others

EGG COLOUR: Pale brown

CHARACTER: Big, gentle giants.  Usually very placid.

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APPENZELLER - £30

HEN SIZE: Small/Lightweight

COLOURS: Gold & Silver spangled, Chamois, Black and others.

EGG COLOUR: White to mid brown.

CHARACTER: A slightly flightier breed.

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MARANS - £35

HEN SIZE: Medium 

COLOURS: Cuckoo & Copper Black

EGG COLOUR: Dark brown.

CHARACTER: Usually quite docile hens.

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SILKIES - £35

HEN SIZE: Bantam and Medium

COLOURS: White, gold, black, blue & many others. 

EGG COLOUR: Light brown.

CHARACTER: Usually quite friendly little hens.  Prone to broodiness.

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WELSUMMER - £30/£35

HEN SIZE: We have bantam & large

COLOUR: Chocolate brown with gold neck feathers.

EGG COLOUR: Brown.

CHARACTER: Can be slightly flightier.

QUAIL - £9.50

HEN SIZE: Very Small

COLOUR: Shades of brown, white & others.

CHARACTER: Sweet little birds, some get really friendly. They are very small & good fliers so need to be kept in a rabbit type covered pen.

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OTHER BREEDS

None available at the moment.

BARNEVELDER - £35

HEN SIZE: Medium/Large

COLOURS: Double laced traditional black & sometimes Blue laced.

EGG COLOUR: Mid to darker brown.

CHARACTER: Usually friendly, docile birds.

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COCHIN -£40

HEN SIZE: Very Large

COLOURS: Black, Buff, Blue, Mottled and others.

EGG COLOUR:  Cream.

CHARACTER: Docile and friendly, huge, gentle giants.

ORPINGTON - £40

HEN SIZE: Large (Bantams -medium)

COLOURS: Buff, blue & others.

EGG COLOUR: Pale brown

CHARACTER: Big, docile gentle giants. Can be prone to going broody.

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SERAMA - £25

HEN SIZE: Tiny

COLOUR: No standard colours - they come in every colour!

EGG COLOUR: Light brown.

CHARACTER: Usually very friendly. Because of their tiny size they need to be protected from predators & cold, may need to be kept indoors.

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RHODE ISLAND RED - £35

HEN SIZE: Medium

COLOUR: Rich chestnut red.

EGG COLOUR: Light to mid brown.

CHARACTER: Usually friendly, calm hens. A traditional dual purpose bird.

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POLAND - £30

HEN SIZE: Small/Medium

COLOUR: Come in a huge range of colours.

CHARACTER: Usually friendly but can be slightly jumpy due to their impaired vision caused by their hairdo! Not generally suitable to be kept with other breeds as prone to being bullied.