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Author Topic: Looking for a chicken I had a few years back  (Read 1941 times)

nettie

  • Joined Jul 2012
Looking for a chicken I had a few years back
« on: July 04, 2012, 04:10:23 pm »

  I was able to buy a number of hens about ten years ago ..think they were a hybrid called Boca Neema
     Not sure of the spelling ... (just wrote how I thought they were pronounced.)
        Cannot remember the supplier but they were suitable for free range and hardy.
      They were lovely birds Black with green metalic necks ... does anyone know where they came from ... was certain the supplier was from stafford
     Sadly the fox had the lot one night but would dearly like some more... any ideas 
               

Factotum

  • Joined Jun 2012
Re: Looking for a chicken I had a few years back
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2012, 05:24:23 pm »
Do you mean Bovans Nera?

If so, a google may throw up some results down your way - or see:

http://www.moorlandspoultry.co.uk/catalog-product/bovans-nera/

They're based in Leek.

Sue
« Last Edit: July 04, 2012, 05:34:12 pm by Factotum »

SallyintNorth

  • Joined Feb 2011
  • Cornwall
  • Rarely short of an opinion but I mean well
    • Trelay Cohousing Community
Re: Looking for a chicken I had a few years back
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2012, 06:40:22 pm »
I looked at that wesbite and read

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Features at a glance



No. eggs/year:
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(It says 290 further over, but I think they'd be well advised to adjust their layout!   :D)
Don't listen to the money men - they know the price of everything and the value of nothing

Live in a cohousing community with small farm for our own use.  Dairy cows (rearing their own calves for beef), pigs, sheep for meat and fleece, ducks and hens for eggs, veg and fruit growing

Factotum

  • Joined Jun 2012
Re: Looking for a chicken I had a few years back
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2012, 06:56:41 pm »
Ah, website proof reading - an art-form in itself.

Ask me how I know...OK I'll tell you, my OH runs the Shetland Cattle Breeders Assoc website and I usually get to be the guinea pig on any new developments. Such is life for the wife of a programmer/developer  :)

Sue


nettie

  • Joined Jul 2012
Re: Looking for a chicken I had a few years back
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2012, 07:21:03 pm »
   How clever are you  ;D

     I have been googling and finding nothing ...  ::)

       Re the typo about the egg yeild ... about right for me as the fox got them before I had any eggs from them

             heres hoping for a better outcome
     
    many thanks again  :wave:

      Have called Moorlands and hoping to collect 5 at the weekend  ;D
« Last Edit: July 04, 2012, 07:26:43 pm by nettie »

 

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