Here at Eggshell Online, we’re constantly asked by customers where we would recommend them getting their chickens. Getting healthy birds in good shape is not only vital for your own needs, but is a fantastic way of supporting quality and ethical farming. With many different farms across the country, it can be difficult to know where to go – but if you’re based in Sussex, our team here at Eggshell have tracked down a fantastic recommendation for your chickens.
Martins Wood Farm (MWF) are a family run business, in an idyllic setting at the foot of the South Downs. They are based in a beautiful woodland location, where the hens are incredibly well looked after are able to roam around amongst the trees. MWF sell 11 different breeds of hybrid hens which are all fully vaccinated. Please see their ‘Hens’ page for more information and photos of each of the available breeds, as well as details of the vaccination programme.
The Chicken Experts: From Hen Supply To Holiday Boarding
They also provide a ‘Holiday Hen Boarding Service’, which enables you to go on holiday while your chooks come to them for a little vacation of their own! This means you never have to worry about how long you spend away from home, and don’t need rely on family and friends to look after your birds. To find out more about this service, please go to their ‘Holiday Hens’ page.
MWF also have a farm shop selling a number of local produce and are happy to discuss any chicken needs or issues. No appointment is necessary, just pop by – and remember, please tell them you were recommended by Eggshell!
Once you’ve picked up your chickens, it’s vital that you get the right equipment to look after them properly – from coops and hen houses to runs and nest boxes, you’ll find everything you need to kepp your happy new birds even happier. Browse our online store and place your order today or, alternatively, you can call us on 01903 756121 for expert advice and to order over the phone.