Columbian Blacktails are very easy to manage and are usually exceptionally friendly birds. Columbian Black Tails are a chestnut brown with black accents on their neck and tail feathers. They are hardy and withstand disease and stress.
Approx. 330 medium/large brown eggs in the 1st laying year
All birds are 16-22 weeks of age when delivered and are hens, unless otherwise stated
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 have 12 collection points including Ivybridge in Devon; Baltonsborough (near Glastonbury) in Somerset; Congresbury near Bristol; Porthcawl in South Wales; Cheltenham in Gloucestershire; Corsham in Wiltshire; Theale in Berkshire; Ware in Hertfordshire, Lewes in East Sussex, Christchurch in West Sussex; Botley in Hampshire and Chessington in Surrey. We generally have collections every 6 weeks from late February until mid September. Private deliveries are only possible for 10 or more birds and subject to route availability.
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.