Our range of Rare/Pure breed Chickens

We pride ourselves on the quality of all our Chickens.
Here is our selection of Point-of-Lay pure breed Chickens.

The Buff Orpington
Though one of the larger birds we keep the Buff's are a pleasure to own. They are calm and gentle and very friendly.They have a comical 'waddle' and make fantastic pets. They are an easy to care for breed. The Buff's very rarely fly and will stay inside low fencing. They Lay a fair amount of dark cream/light brown eggs per season.
The Marsh Daisy
John Wright and Charles Moore of Lancashire created the Marsh Daisy from a mixture of breeds between 1880 and 1913. The breed consists of blood from Old English Game bantam, cinnamon Malay hens, black Hamburgh/White Leghorn cross hens, Pit Game Cock and Sicillian Buttercups The Marsh Daisy is a hardy bird, which is well suited to free ranging, as it is an excellent forager. They are long-lived birds and are good layers of tinted eggs. They also make excellent broodies. They are upright, active birds that are very well suited to swampy and marshy ground.
The Silver Appenzeller
The Appenzeller originates from Switzerland and will lay well on little food. The Appenzellers are really quite bright and will happily look after themselves when insects are plentiful. They like having freedom to roam as well as having things to climb as they are always on the go.
Gold Laced Polish cross with Silver Appenzeller
A lovely hardy little bird, being excellent foragers they enjoy freedom to roam.
The Red Pyle Araucana
Arauncana chickens originate from South America and are named after the Arauca Indians of Chile. They were introduced to Europe in the early 1900s although they have been heard of since the mid-sixteenth century. They lay blue and green eggs are most common although colour can range from a greyish or violet blue to a turquoise or greenish blue. They make lovely and interesting pets.
The Derbyshire Redcap
The Redcap originated in the Derbyshire and Pennine area of England and is one of our oldest dual-purpose utility breeds. They are an absolutely typical barnyard fowl and are classed as a rare bird. They are hardy birds and are at their happiest free ranging as they are terrific foragers and good fliers so require a lot of space. They have good longevity and will continue to lay for a good many years.
The Cream Legbar
The Cream Legbar is a crested chicken which is a true autosexing breed which means that you can tell the sex of the chicks by the colour of the feathers. It is an old pure breed which originated in the 1930s as a cross between Brown Leghorns and Barred Rock with some Araucana blood in them. They lay a blue coloured egg.