Our Chickens

 

Australorp (black)

 

Samsung S9 821
  • Australorps originated from Australia
  • They are shy and sweet. They are very good with children.
  • Excellent  layers, they lay light brown eggs and between 250-300 eggs per year
  • They are excellent free range chickens
  • Dual-purpose meat and egg
  • Point of lay from 22 weeks
  • Cocks: 3.2 – 4.1 kg
  • Hens: 2.2 – 3.1 kg
  • Lifespan 6-10 years
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New Hampshire

 

Samsung S9 245
  • Family friendly chicken. Gentle and elegant hens
  • New Hampshire originated from USA 
  • Excellent layers, they lay light brown eggs and lay 280-320 eggs per year
  • Dual-purpose meat and egg
  • Point of lay from 21 weeks
  • Cocks: 3.5 – 3.9kg
  • Hens: 2.5 – 2.9kg
  • Lifespan 6-10 years

Potch Koekoek

 

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  • This breed originated in South Africa in the early 60’s 
  • The Cocks are very protective over their hens.
  • Excellent  layers, they lay light brown eggs and lay 250-300 eggs per year
  • They are excellent free range chickens
  • Dual-purpose meat and egg
  • Point of lay from 21 weeks
  • Cocks: 2.4 – 4.2kg
  • Hens: 1.7 – 3.4kg
  • Lifespan 6-10 years
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Rhode Island Red

 

Samsung S9 801
  • This breed originated in America Massachusetts in late nineteenth century
  • Famous American breed
  • Excellent  layers, they lay light brown eggs and lay 250-300 eggs per year
  • They are excellent free range chickens
  • They are true dual purpose birds, meat and egg
  • Point of lay: from 21 weeks
  • Cocks:  3.0 – 3.9kg
  • Hens: 2.0 – 2.9kg
  • Lifespan 6-10 years
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Light Sussex

 

Samsung S9 790
  • Sussex is a British bred chicken
  • They can lay up to 250 eggs per year
  • They lay a large tinted or light brown colour egg
  • They are curious and confident chickens
  • Dual-purpose meat and egg
  • Point of lay from 22 weeks
  • Cocks: 2.5 –  4.0kg
  • Hens: 2.2 – 2.9kg
  • Lifespan 6-10 years
  • They are beautiful birds and a nice addition to free-ranging
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