Category Archives: chickens

Hyline Brown hens for sale

We’ve owned these hens since they were day old chicks and its rather sad to see them go but we just have too many. Some months ago several clients placed orders for day old chicks but when they were two weeks old and ready to be collected they advised that the no longer wanted them.

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Here’s An Easy Way To Water Your Chickens

Like me you’ve probably tried various ways to provide a good supply of clean fresh water for your hens however it’s not always that easy. Problems that can arise are …. Litter and droppings finding their way into the waterer thereby contaminating it’s contents. Hens tipping over containers or bumping into hanging waterers. Soggy floor

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How To Set Up Your Chicken Coop

Often when people buy chickens from us they’ve never owned poultry before therefore I usually find myself explaining the basics of operating a healthy and effective coop. As I grew up on a farm much of it is second nature but many city folk are unsure of just whats involved. The easiest and quickest way

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Chickens – Good Bye Jessie’s

Due to the large number of tui feeder orders of late I’ve been rather remiss with my blog posts however our hens leaving home couldn’t pass without some albeit brief comment. I owe them that at least for all the delicious eggs they’ve provided us over the last year or so. It was with a

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Fowl Tempers

Several weeks ago our second batch of hens began to lay so it was time to re house them in the main coop with our Jessie’s who are now 15 months old. I suspected there could be some dramatics however I had my fingers crossed for a smooth and peaceful transition. As any keeper of

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Why This Chicken Coop Is No Sweat

It was approximately one year ago that we built our new coop and the extra time and money spent to make it user friendly has proven to be very worthwhile. If you’re thinking of building a coop here are a few points that are worth thinking through before banging in that first nail. 1 …

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