Chicken breeder for garden chickens

The Home of Garden Chickens

Ever thought of keeping Garden chickens?

We are a chicken breeder in Ellesmere Port. Our home bred chickens are suitable for most gardens however large or small. We have friendly chickens to satisfy the needs of garden keepers, allotmenteers and smallholders. Hedgerow Henporium are also agents for the famous Black Rock ® chickens that are delivered to us direct from the Muirfield hatchery in Scotland.

If you are looking for chickens for sale then you have definitely come to the right place.

The Benefits of Keeping Chickens


If you think you can’t keep hens in the garden or allotment – think again – you’re missing out. Keeping garden poultry  has become one of the fastest growing hobbies in the UK at the moment and with good reason. That was before Covid arrived, but now the numbers of people who are realising the benefits of keeping chickens is growing daily. It’s not until you start to keep chickens that you realise that they are a lot more fun than you ever imagined. Keeping a few garden hens has lots of benefits. They even use chickens as therapy for the elderly and people suffering with mental problems these days. People on the autism spectrum find a great deal of value in keeping chickens. They give the lonely a purpose and offer great companionship. Chickens are definitely a force for good things to happen.


  • Chickens like to be cuddled – fact.
  • A chicken loves to chat – fact.
  • They love to be around you – fact.
  • Chickens are always pleased to see you – fact.
  • Having garden hens is a wonderfully calming influence on you, especially when you feel stressed – fact.
  • What other pet sorts out your breakfast by providing the most delicious breakfast eggs – yet another unmistakable fact.
  • These beautiful creatures are the gift that keeps on giving.
  • By keeping hens in the garden, you will begin to see and appreciate all birds in a whole new light.

Hedgerow Henporium is based in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, not far from Wirral and North Wales. We have had customers visit us from as far away as Newcastle in the North East and Kent in the South East because chicken people like to travel to get the best birds.

What sort of chicken breeder are we?

Hedgerow Henporium is a chicken breeder of various types of lovely chickens for sale in Cheshire. We handle them regularly to ensure that they are socialised and, therefore, make perfect pets. No Rocky Balboa moments required here!!

We can supply all ages from cute and fluffy day old chicks up to 18+ week point-of-lay chickens.

If you want to witness the magic miracle of new life, we can supply hatching eggs, or even incubators for hire if you don’t have a broody hen. Our incubator hire and brooder hire packages are very reasonable and fully equipped, to remove all the guesswork.

We can also hatch to order for you if you would like a specific breed and have sourced your own hatching eggs.

Our girls are sent off with their newly adoptive parents with care notes appropriate to their age.

All our birds come with LIFETIME AFTERCARE support too.

We can even look after them when you go on holiday too if you wish. Details on our Holiday care for chickens page.

What we don't do

We don’t keep bantam sized chickens. Check our blog page here to find out 8 reasons why we feel you would be short-changed with them. We can hatch them for you if you provide your own eggs, but otherwise they are not what we stock. Large fowl that lay proper sized eggs is what we are about.

Need more info? Ask us for more details

If you are unsure about whether you are able to keep garden chickens give us a call today on O1244–646~o26. We never need much prompting to talk about chickens.

Not sure whether Chicken Keeping is for You?

We also run very popular courses for keeping chickens to give you plenty of practical confidence. It’ll give you the perfect head start you need in order to keep these adorable (and frankly addictive) chickens for the garden.  A course is ideal to let you see what is involved before you put your toes in the water. Details here on our Courses page.

Check out the breeds pages to see what chickens for sale we have at the moment. Or even a quick phone call to O1244_646~o26 if you are unsure what to choose. We can help.

If you are worried about what to do with your chickens when you go on holiday, then we have you covered. We now offer holiday boarding for hens. Book through our shop.

Why not give it a try and join the fastest growing hobby in the UK. Call or message us today!

We hope to meet you very soon.

Julie and Keith

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