SHROPSHIRE POULTRY

These are only a selection of the birds we have available. Through the year we try to breed and rear selections of different breeds. We also have a selection of hybrid blue egg layers. 

 
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WHITE STARS

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 Leghorns are good layers of large white eggs, laying an average of 280 per year and sometimes reaching 300-320. Leghorns rarely exhibit broodiness and are thus well suited for uninterrupted egg laying.Leghorns are active and efficient foragers.

Beechwood Blues. This is a very attractive bird that is coloured in all shades of grey and will lay around 250 brown eggs a year. Can be known as a Bluebelle very popular bird with first time poultry keepers.  

 


 

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 Barred rock. Good layer of good sized brown eggs , calm but clever personality. Copes with confinement well hardy bird through winter. 

Magpies  medium sized hen lays 230 mid brown eggs per year . She has a calm outlook on life and is very popular due to her attractive lacing round her neck and chest.

 

 Keeping chickens is fun and rewarding,watching their antics around your garden. Dont forget that chickens pay for their keep by rewarding you with fresh eggs daily.