Hi, I have been keeping poultry near Newtownards Co. Down Northern Ireland for over 6 years now and decided to build this site so i can share my enthusiasm for this great hobby. I hope you find the site interesting and informative. Despite keeping a lot of different breeds i make a point of only keeping the best stock. I raise approx 100 birds every year just to replace my own ageing or inferior stock and to sell a few at Cultra Traditional Breeds Show or RBST show and auction at Gosford.
If you are interested in any of my birds then feel free to email or ring me as i might have a few chicks, growers, pullets or rooster to sell.
All my birds are healthy, wormed and de-loused regularly. The majority of my birds have access to runs in which they can display natural behaviour such as dust bathing and scratching around. I do keep some birds inside due to the nature of their breed such as my silkies which get covered in mud at the first sight of rain.
I am happy to give advice to anyone thinking of keeping hens for the first time, in my opinion they are far more interesting than dogs, cats, rabbits or any other pets, never mind the fact that they supply you with tasty eggs.
I have been selling most of my own eggs in an honesty box at the end of our lane for the past three years which has worked great, we obviously have very honest and trustworthy neighbours.
I also sell and take orders for some day old, growers and pullets in most breeds so feel free to message or ring me if you are interested in any of my birds.
All of the photos you will see on this site are of my own birds, i do not lift photos off other sites.
I currently keep quite a few different breeds of poultry and different colours in certain breeds. This list has changed a lot over the past few years and I am sure it will continue to change in the years to come. I have cut down on the number of breeds i keep this year in order to concentrate on the few i am keeping.