WHERE TO BUY CHICKENS IN NZ

So you want to get some chickens ... where will you buy them from? Here is a list of places we know of. It's sparse at present, so please leave a comment at the bottom if you can help us build it up.

The Rare Breeds Society has a list of breeders throughout the country, sorted by the breed of chicken the breeder sells. See www.rarebreeds.co.nz.

There are poultry clubs throughout New Zealand, with suppliers of many different breeds. Their website provides a contact person for many areas of New Zealand. Contact your nearest club representative to ask which of their members supplies the breed you're interested in. See nzpoultryassociationsinc.co.nz.

Auckland area

Waikato area

  • Streamline Feeding, Hamilton: Tel 07 847 6859 (Brown Shavers)
  • Poultry Valley Lifestyle, near Morrinsville: www.poultryvalleylifestyle.co.nz, Tel 07 887 7737 (Heritage breeds)
  • Eureka Poultry Farm, Hamilon: Tel (07) 8241 762


13 comments:

  1. Also in the Auckland area: Sunset Croft Heritage Poultry are specialists in Old Fashioned Heavy Breeds and are situated in coastal Warkworth. Visit our website: www.sunsetcroft.co.nz Ph 021 0292 1565

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  2. where can chickens be purchased in the Wellington Region, anyone know please?

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  3. Does anyone know who sells laying hens in either Taumaranui, Owhango or Kaitieke? I am just after 2 or 3

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  4. TradeMe is great

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  5. where to get ex-battery hens Auckland/Franklin area

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  6. Where to get 3 hens in Wellington area?

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  7. I have 3 hyline hens in auckland but they are very noisy would consider swap for 6 chicks or sale contact steve 0211375124

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  8. Im I tauranga and looking for laying hens please? Where can I buy?

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    1. Hi there, have u found any hens yet? I'm looking also, any help please?? Claire

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  9. Wanting to buy a black bantam hen in Whakatane area please.

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  10. There was a feature in the North Shore Times newspaper a number of years back about a lady who you could purchase a chicken set up package, as such, in varying sizes. She would come & organise everything for you & even offered a return service if you found chickens weren’t for you. Does anyone know anything about this or her contact? Thanks

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  11. I'm after some light Sussex or similar chicks suitable for meat birds. I'm located in Taranaki

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  12. Looking for young chickens in Blenheim - any recommendations?

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