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Gunny

Hubbards/Ross/Cobbs

Hi All,

Does anyone know of anywhere that I can source the above birds from? I'm only looking for quantities around 20 birds.

Any advice would be appreciated.

Many Thanks
Gunny
Bodger

You haven't said in which area you're living. There are plenty about but they but travelling long distances would make them expensive in time and money.
Shan

Gunny is looking to source them in South Wales.
Gunny

Sorry I should have said, but as Shan mentioned I am looking to source them around the south Wales Area.
Bodger

This the only supplier that I know of Gunny.

http://www.cyril-bason.co.uk/#/meat-birds/4542116697
Shan

Going through some of my records, I bought the Hubbards from Simon Skinner of Poulet Anglais. I'm not sure if these contact details are up to date but they were all I could find via google:

Poulet Anglais on 01790 763066 / 07787 533325
Tavascarow

There was a place near Bristol that supplied Sasso chicks. A quick google should find them.
Gunny

Thanks all for your advice... I'm guessing that no one is cheaper than Poulet Anglais as the people I've contacted are charging nearly twice/three times as much. I also spoke to Madgetts Poultry who weren't as informative as apparently they no longer purchase from Simon Skinner due to having a new local supplier but didn't want to pass on the details of their new supplier.

Any further advice would be much appreciated.

Many Thanks
Gunny
Shan

Have you thought about hatching your own?
Bodger

Getting hold of the 'proper' eggs is probably even trickier.
Gunny

I haven't really explored the idea of hatching eggs however I haven't even reared chicks before either, I'm only entertaining this option as I couldn't find a sustainable option that would be able to supply me with grown birds on a frequent basis.
Shan

Just a thought but there is a chap selling free range chickens (or at least there used to be) at the Usk Farmer's market. I know he uses Hubbards.
Shan

Here you go: http://www.uskfm.co.uk/content/tom-llewellin
Gunny

Thanks Shan, I don't suppose you have a contact number for him? The contact details on that site are for the market only who aren't willing to pass on his number.

Thanks for your assistance.
Gunny
Nick

http://www.fmiw.co.uk/?f=producershow&producerid=40
Gunny

Thanks Nick
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