Hybrid chickens

RANGER - R80.00

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HEN SIZE: Medium
COLOUR: Traditional brown hens with white neck & tail feathers.
EGGS: Up to 330 per year
EGG COLOUR: Light to mid brown.
CHARACTER: Usually very friendly, calm hens - great for first time chicken keepers.
RUN REQUIREMENTS:  Free range or in a run.
ALSO KNOWN AS: Goldlines, Gingernut Ranger, Gold Stars. 

WHITE SUSSEX HYBRID - R80.00

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HEN SIZE: Medium/Large

COLOUR: White with black neck and tail feathers.

EGGS: Up to 280 per year

EGG COLOUR: Light to mid brown.

CHARACTER: Usually friendly, calm hens.

RUN REQUIREMENTS:  Free range or in a run.

ALSO KNOWN AS: Sussex Star, 

COPPER STAR HYBRID - R90.00

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HEN SIZE: Medium
COLOUR: Glossy black  with a beetle green sheen & varying amounts of copper neck feathers.   Some have a small amount of leg feathering, a throwback from their  Marans ancestors.
EGGS: Up to 260 per year
EGG COLOUR: Most will be a slightly darker brown, although being a hybrid, egg colour can be variable.
CHARACTER: Usually calm, docile, hardy hens.
RUN REQUIREMENTS:  Free range / in a run. 

White Leghorn hybrid

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WHITE STAR - R85.00
HEN SIZE: Small/Medium
COLOUR: White
EGGS: Up to 330 per year
EGG COLOUR: White (usually larger eggs)
CHARACTER:  Very inquisitive, intelligent hens but rarely like being handled &  prone to flightiness. Very speedy little birds, but big characters &  amazing layers.
RUN REQUIREMENTS:  Free range or in a very large run.  They need plenty of space.
ALSO KNOWN AS: Snowbelles, Snow Whites, White Leghorn hybrid 

SPECKLEDY HYBRID - R80.00

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HEN SIZE: Medium
COLOUR: Dark grey and  white barred feathers.  Some have much whiter markings, especially round  the head.  A few have light leg feathering.
EGGS: Up to 280 per year
EGG COLOUR: Shades of brown, some speckled.
CHARACTER: Usually friendly, calm hens.
RUN REQUIREMENTS:  Free range or in a run.
ALSO KNOWN AS: Speckled Star, Coucou, Barred Rock, Barred Ranger. 

RHODE ROCK HYBRID - R80.00

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HEN SIZE: Medium
COLOUR: Black with a beetle green sheen & various amounts of gold neck feathers.
EGGS: Up to 300 per year
EGG COLOUR: Light to mid brown.
CHARACTER: Usually friendly, hardy, calm hens.
RUN REQUIREMENTS:  Free range or in a run.
ALSO KNOWN AS: Black Stars, Miss Pepperpots, Black Pearls. 

BLACK SUSSEX HYBRID - R80.00

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HEN SIZE: Medium/Large
COLOUR: Black  with varying amounts of white feathers around the head, neck and  hackles.  Some are almost totally black, others have a lot of white.
EGGS: Up to 280 per year
EGG COLOUR: Light to mid brown.
CHARACTER: Usually nice, friendly hens.
RUN REQUIREMENTS: Free range of in a run.
ALSO KNOWN AS: Pied Suffolk, Black Pearl, Reverse Sussex, Sussex Rock, Pied, Silver Sussex, Daisybelle. 

AMBER HYBRID - R80.00

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HEN SIZE: Medium
COLOUR: Cream or cream with amber coloured flecks.
EGGS: Up to 320 per year
EGG COLOUR: Light to mid brown.
CHARACTER: Usually very friendly, hardy, calm hens - great for first time chicken keepers.
RUN REQUIREMENTS:  Free range or in a run.
ALSO KNOWN AS: Amber Stars, Silvers, Silver Links.