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Submitted by Neil Armitage on Sat, 03/10/2018 - 15:01

My name is Neil and I keep about 300 chickens of 22 types in one of the most beautiful places in the world, the Pennines of Yorkshire, England. 

one of my flocks of chickens

All the pictures you see on this site are taken by  me of my own hens or my friends flocks and used with their permission.

some of my young birds

I inherited my love of poultry keeping , and quite a lot of equipment, from a grandfather many years ago.

one of my broody hens with her chicks

My birds are kept free range for the most part unless the weather is really bad which does happen a lot, or we are breeding and the birds are penned up.

my barnevelder bantams in a breeding pen

I never give artificial light and prefer my chickens to moult naturally and have a rest in winter.

 

Contact us:

you can email me at [email protected]

 

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