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Chicken and Poultry Breeders in Leicestershire...

Merrydale Poultry

Chicken Breeds: Hybrid Hens

Merrydale Farm
Enderby Road

Phone Numbers: 07917 540794

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'Quality point of lay, fully vaccinated hens. We stock Merrydale Snowbelles, Sweeties, Copper Blacks, Sussex, Pieds, Cuckoos, Columbian Blacktails, Blues, and Chalkhill Blue egg layers'


Garden Chickens 4 U

Chicken Breeds: Cream Legbar, Rhode Island Red, Rhodebar, Plymouth Rock, Columbian Blacktail

Other Poultry: Blue Laced and Partridge Wyandotte (Bantam), Exchequer Leghorn, Silver Campine, Scots Dumpy, Serama. Quail - Japanese

We are based near Rugby and Lutterworth

Phone Numbers: 01455 552401


'We are not a business and keep chickens for a hobby and to share our knowledge and love of them. We are happy to give impartial advice based on our own experiences on breeds, housing and feeding.'


Hollydene Hens

Chicken Breeds: Warren, Speckaldy, Light Sussex, Calder Ranger, Black Rock

Hollydene Farm
53 Top Road
LE67 8HU

Phone Numbers: 07712 772 280



'We offer a variety of point of lay chickens, feeds & supplies. If you are going away on holiday, we also offer boarding so you don't need to worry about your hens whilst you are away'.






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