May / June hatching

19th May .. eggs moving into the hatcher today
Refilling incubators for next hatch due 10th June.
Orders coming in thick and fast so please get in touch with your requirements.

updated with video of chicks from The Black Rock facebook group

Posted by Eddie Lovett on Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Chicks hatching for March

Enquires being taken for day old chicks ready around weekend of 17 March

Merry Christmas from all at Muirfield Hatchery

Happy Christmas and a real good New Year to all. —
We are looking forward to having lots of Black Rock Chicks with our new Light Sussex, Brown Rocks, Utility Rocks and our Blue Rocks becoming more available as the year progresses.
Our new growing parents will be laying by March / April to help with the extra orders coming in now.
If you would like to talk to me about Day Old Chicks or growing Pullets please, Telephone 01505 613075 or 0789 412 9270

Avian Influenza order UK Dec 2016

VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL POULTRY IN SCOTLAND
LOCKDOWN OF ALL poultry – Avian Influenza Prevention Zone declared in response to spread of H5N8 in Europe.
updated with new links as they come in
http://news.gov.scot/ne…/avian-influenza-protection-measures
how to make things work – http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00511175.pdf
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/avian-influenza-bird-flu…
http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/…/more-avian-flu-reported-germany…
The Scottish Government has declared an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone requiring that all poultry and captive birds must be kept indoors, or otherwise kept separate from wild birds.
“We have declared a 30-day Prevention Zone as a precautionary measure to protect Scotland’s valuable poultry industry, particularly in the weeks before Christmas. It is important to stress that there has been no cases of this strain detected in the UK.