Laying chooks for pets

Craig's Farm

Top Quality Chickens and Expert Advice

Melbourne laying chickens

Open:

Phone:

0438 537 758

Address:

475 Fallon Rd

Iona 3815

Email:

craig@craigsfarm.com.au

EFTPOS Available

Please bring a box, or cat carrier,  to take your chicken/s home

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Usually Closed:

Monday to Friday

- except by appointment

Everything you need for Beginners to Experienced Chicken Owners

Craig's crew

Saturdays

      - 9am to 5pm

Sundays

      - 9am to 5pm

Bantams

Attributes

Pure Breeds - Bantam

Ancona bantam

Ancona bantams are quite rare.  Being a Mediterranean breed they have a good feed to egg ratio.  They are are light bodied bird so can fly, if they want, but will be friendly if you spend time with them.  

Rhode Island bantam

Rhode Island bantams are one of the larger bantams and lay a reasonable sized egg for a bantam.  They are popular among those that like Rhode Islands, but do not have a large yard.

Wyandotte bantam

Colours: Gold laced (left), Silver pencilled (middle), Columbian (right)

 

Broody: Very

 

Eggs per week: 5

 

Egg colour: Cream

 

Sexed at: 8 weeks old

Rhode Island Red bantam hen Gold laced Wyandotte bantam hen SP Wyandotte Bantam

Dorking bantams

Dorking bantam

Colours: Black (left), red (right)

 

Broody: Rarely

 

Eggs per week: 6

 

Egg colour: White

 

Sexed at: 8 weeks old

Colours: Silver Grey

 

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Plymouth Rock bantam

Plymouth Rock bantams are reasonably large for a bantam and lay a good sized egg.  

Colours: Barred

 

Broody: Sometimes

 

Eggs per week: 5

 

Egg colour: Cream

 

Sexed at: 8 weeks old

Bantam Plymouth Rock

Colours: Red

 

Broody: Sometimes

 

Eggs per week: 5

 

Egg colour: Cream/ brown

 

Sexed at: 8 weeks old

Wyandottes are popular due to their appearance.  They can go clucky and make excellent mothers.

GLW bantam egg

For Availability, please check:

facebook Fertile eggs Chickens Available Gold laced Wyandotte bantam

Adult Breeders

Andalusian bantam

Colours: Blue

 

Broody: Rarely

 

Eggs per week: 6

 

Egg colour: White

 

Sexed at: 8 weeks old

Andalusian bantam hen

Adult Breeders

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Adult Breeders

Andalusian bantams are quite rare.  Being a Mediterranean breed they have a good feed to egg ratio.  They are are light bodied bird so can fly, if they want, but will be friendly if you spend time with them.  

  • Bantams are simply smaller strains of standard breeds, so have similar characteristics to their standard counterparts.

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Faverolle bantams

Faverolle bantam

Colours: Salmon

 

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Langshan bantams also have an excellent feed to egg ratio.

Langshan bantam

Colours: Black/ blue

 

Broody: Rarely

 

Eggs per week: 6

 

Egg colour: Cream

 

Sexed at: 12 weeks old

Adult Breeders

Sussex bantams

Sussex bantam

Colours: Light, Buff, Silver, Platinum (left to right)

 

Broody: Sometimes

 

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Bantam Plymouth Rock Dorking bantam chicken Dorking bantam pair Bantam Faverolle hens Faverolle bantam fertile egg Langshan bantam hen Langshan bantam breeding chickens Platinum Sussex Bantam fertile egg Columbian Wyandotte adult chickens Light Sussex Bantam hen Wyandotte Bantam Columbian hen

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Indian game bantams

Indian Game bantam

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Bantam Indian Game fertile eggs Bantam Indian Game hen

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Modern game bantams

Modern Game bantam

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Old English Game bantams

Old English Game bantam

Colours: Spangled

 

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Old English Game hen Old English Game adult chicken

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Bantam Buff Sussex Bantam Platinum Sussex hen Bantam Buff Sussex adult chickens Bantam Silver Sussex hen Bantam Silver Sussex adult chickens Bantam Light Sussex adult chickens Silver Pencilled Wyandotte bantam