Poultry Education

2023

We are taking a break from chick sales after more then 25 years

Happy to advise and help with planning for chickens from fencing to feeders and feed.

We still can provide all you require EXCEPT the chicks/chickens

 

 

FABULOUS BACKYARD POULTRY VIDEOS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicken terminology

Rooster

A male adult chicken, beautiful but noisy, a flock of hens don’t need a  rooster to be productive but the eggs can’t be fertile without a rooster around.

Hen

A female adult chicken, produces eggs

Point of Lay

A chicken at the start of it’s reproductive, egg laying life. The age a chicken reaches point of lay varies depending on breed and time of year, from 17 weeks old and up to 6 or 7 months for the “rare” breeds. They are rare for a reason!

Pullet

A young female hen

day old chicks

 

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