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Is there anywhere on the A11/A14 between Norwich & Cambridge where I could buy some chickens?

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Katymac Fri 03-Jul-09 20:58:00


Maybe 2 or 3?

A bit of a tall order I know

JeMenFous Fri 03-Jul-09 21:14:04

Cambridge poultry sell lf

CKC stowmarket way might have some

The back of this month's Practical Poultry have lots of suppliers in the back

I have one bantam but my kids would kill me if I got rid of it - sorry

JeMenFous Fri 03-Jul-09 21:15:01

Sorry, should have used capitals - is meant to be LF

Katymac Fri 03-Jul-09 21:20:18

Thanks - Cambridge Poultry are closed tomorrow

I don't buy chicken magazines (maybe I should)

JeMenFous Fri 03-Jul-09 22:09:26

Oh yes, practical poultry is greatgrin, and their forum.

Country Smallholding/holder hmm is a good read too - what a sad little life I lead grin

Goober Fri 03-Jul-09 22:11:27

Easton farm park. They had some a month ago when I was there, £2 each.

Katymac Fri 03-Jul-09 22:16:49

Gulp that is a long way away

(but it looks lovely)

southeastastra Fri 03-Jul-09 22:17:49

is it really that urgen you get them then?

Katymac Fri 03-Jul-09 22:23:29

No in fact it's not important at all

I'm just being a pratt hmmblush

Katymac Sat 04-Jul-09 10:29:34

All sorted off to North Walsham

ihatethecold Sat 04-Jul-09 16:31:06

i have some hybrids for sale. most are laying now some are still abit young.i live 8 miles west of cambridge

Katymac Sat 04-Jul-09 22:19:13

Ihatethecold - I'm sorry I bought some from North Walsham - sounds like you would have been perfect for me

I have had a horrid day tbh - getting the chickens was a really nice ending

I have a cream legbar which might be a bit big (possibly to be called Pootle) & a cross between a Marsh Daisy & a Sicilian Buttercup (probably to be called Daicup)

We also have a refusal on another cross (Daisy/Buttercup) called Ishmai.....but we don't know if it's a girl yet

Not at all what I went shopping for

ihatethecold Sun 05-Jul-09 11:09:22

glad to hear you got sorted

Katymac Sun 05-Jul-09 12:05:37

What sort do you have?

ChasingSquirrels Sun 05-Jul-09 12:07:59

how much are yours ihatethecold?

ihatethecold Mon 06-Jul-09 09:51:25

i depends on how old they are. the hens that are now laying are £14. the ones which are younger are £10. they will come into lay in a few weeks. they are not bantams though.

ChasingSquirrels Mon 06-Jul-09 18:25:56

ah, similar to cambridge poultry then - which is only a couple of miles down the road. Thanks though.

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