Hen House Poultry

Good Husbandry = Healthy Hens


We are pleased to be able to bring you a massive selection of hybrid layers. If it's friendly birds which lay lots of lovely eggs then these are the chickens for you. They all come fully vaccinated and are sold at point of lay (16 -22 weeks old) These are available all year round.

We now have many new breeds available including, Buttercups, Splash Marans, Silver-duckwing Leghorns, Partridge Leghorns, Millefleur Leghorns and a Copper Maran hybrid (Devon Bronze).



We currently have a good selection of hybrids available and we also have a selection of purebreeds in Bantam and Large - See below for details.

To purchase some hens, please contact us first to arrange an appropriate time for collection. If you need any feed or feeders/drinkers, supplements, etc, please go to the 'Products' page to view what we have available. 

 Email address is: [email protected]

We are open by appointment only,- please ensure that you bring suitable boxes to transport your purchased birds home in!

We have plenty of parking, but please take care entering and exiting the driveway as it is a little concealed.

Payments can be cash, card or bank transfer.

Other birds including Ducks and Quail are sometimes available. 

(Please see the other pages for details)

01622 843649 or 07711 082133

Scroll down to view the choice of hens

Mendlesham Ranger

Having a very good temperament and being an excellent layer, this is a good all-round bird and a great beginners bird too.

One of the friendliest birds you could own.

Also known as Warren, Lohmann Brown, Isa Brown, Bovan Brown, Brown Nick, Hyline

Available Now £16

Mendlesham Amber

This bird is made up using the opposite cross of the one above.

It has the same character, just a different colour. They are a joy to have around having such a friendly nature. Some have brown specks on their plumage such as this one, others are a creamy white colour. 

Also known as Amber Link, Amber

More coming soon £18     

Mendlesham Blue

Out of all the birds we supply, the blues are always in high demand with their stunning smokey grey plumage.

These are quite a large bird, but could be described as 'gentle giants' as they have a placid nature.

Sometimes they have some gold or silver on the neck like this one on the left.

Also known as Blue Haze, Bluebell, Blue Maran

Available Now


Fenning Black

These are very popular birds partly because of the brilliant green & blue sheen of their plumage and could be described as a good all round bird.

They look pretty, lay lots of eggs and are very robust and reliable.

Also known as Rhode Rock, Black Rock, Black Star

Available Now  £16

Fenning Sussex

This is the bird which gets recognised the most due to it's close links with the Light Sussex.

The black hackle and tail feathers look great against the white plumage. Another good 'all round' bird.

Also known as Light Sussex


More coming soon


Pied Suffolk

Being the opposite of the bird above, i.e. black plumage with white neck feathers, this birds is based on another of the Sussex; this time the Silver Sussex. She lays light brown eggs.

Great looking bird - always popular. 

Also known as Reverse Sussex, Magpie, Silver Sussex

Available Now   £18


Fenning White

This hen is slightly more flighty that some of the others, but prolific layers of large pure white eggs. People who purchase this hen always get them again as they are tough, reliable and hardy.

This bird does really well in free range conditions

Also known as White Leghorn, Dekalb, White Ranger, White Star


More coming soon


Suffolk Blacktail

Having close links with the well known Rhode Island Red, this is the bird for many people. She is extremely friendly and has a lovely dark red plumage with black tail feathers. A prolific layer and always popular. (Dark and Light versions available)

Also known as Calder Ranger, Columbian Blacktail, Redco, commercial Rhode Island Red

More coming soon


Fenning Cou Cou

Looking similar to the Marans and Barred Plymouth Rock these are a good looking bird and fantastic allrounders. 

The Fenning Cou Cou is a good choice with her speckled appearance and a great addition to any flock.

Also known as Barred Rock, Speckledy, Speckled Maran

Available Now


Heritage Skyline

We also stock this hen called the Heritage Skyline. This bird now comes in many different colours and their temperament has been greatly improved upon; meaning they fit in so much better within a mixed flock than they used to. These lay lovely blue/green eggs and are proving very popular.

Also known as Devon Blue, Cream Legbar hybrid, Columbine, Emerald, Sapphire. 

                           Available now 


Millefleur Leghorn

A beautiful looking bird. She lays lots of lovely cream/white eggs and being one of the Leghorn family is slightly more flighty than some of the other birds, but makes up for it with her stunning appearance.

Also known as Tricolour

                       Available Now


Buttercup - Blacktail

We do two types of Buttercup - This is the blacktailed version.

they are very sweet in nature and lay plenty of brown eggs.

An excellent choice for first time keepers.

Also known as Speckled Gold, Rhodebar

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Buttercup - Whitetail

A similar bird to the one above, but lighter in colour and with a white tail. These prove very popular due to their calm nature and excellent laying ability. Another great choice for first time keepers.

Also known as Speckled Gold

                Available Now



Silver Duckwing Leghorn

Another one of the Leghorn family. A very pretty bird which is proving very popular. She lays cream/white eggs and plenty of them. Their colour combination sets them apart and they look good in any flock.

              Available Now


Splash Maran

The Splash Maran is quite unique with her light lavender plumage splashed with the odd darker feather. She lays pale brown eggs and is a fine addition to any group of hens. A very pretty hen.

Also known as Plymouth Splash, Splash

               Available Now


Partridge Leghorn

The Partridge Leghorn is a lovely looking bird full of yellow, gold and russet colours. She lays white eggs and is an excellent layer.

Also known as Brown Leghorn

Sold Out    £18


Devon Bronze

The Devon Bronze is more of a specialist bird for those looking for lovely dark brown eggs. She is the hybrid to select if a dark brown egg is what you are looking for. These often have slight feathering on their legs. 

Available Now




Purebreed Bantams


Silkies (White) 

Wyandottes (Silver Pencilled)

Pekins (Millefleur, Brown, Black, Cuckoo, Mottled) 

Brahmas (Dark, Light) 

Polands (Sold Out)

Sablepoots (Porcelain, Millefleur)

Japanese (Black-tailed Whites)

Just like all our hybrid birds, these too are vaccinated to give you peace of mind.

Available Now   

£30 - £40EACH

Purebreed Large Fowl

We sometimes have a selection of Purebreed Largefowl available. All fully vaccinated. Super Quality.

Araucana's (Lavender)

Vorwerks (Sold Out)

Available now!