They are a big soft, fluffy hens which like to free range. Due to their size – wingspan ratio they are unable to fly making them the perfect hen for areas with low fencing. Generally Orpingtons are extremely friendly and relaxed hens, they also weather well through the winter months thanks to their plumage. You may also find they often go broody but do make great mothers.
Gold Laced, Silver Laced
Approx. 180-230 medium to large light brown eggs per year
All birds are 16-22 weeks of age when delivered
We vaccinate against Mareks, Turkey Herpes Virus, Infectious Bronchitis, Infectious Bursal disease, Avian Infectious Laryngotracheitis, Coccidiosis, Salmonella Enteritidis, Mycoplasma Gallisepticum and Egg Drop Syndrome
We can deliver anywhere across mainland UK or you can collect from one of our collection points. We have collection points in Devon (PL21 9JL), Somerset (BA6 8PT) and (TA7 8QJ), Wiltshire (SP4 6AL), Dorset (BH21 7EB) and Hampshire (SO30 2GB). We will be in touch as soon as possible to let you know a date for delivery or collection. This is normally within 14 days and often much sooner.
All birds are guaranteed for 7 days from delivery provided they have had access to rehydration solution for that period. We stock ‘Hydrate a Hen’ and ‘Vit a Hen’ for this purpose.