Heritage Chickens

Heritage is a reserved term used to raise awareness for pure breed chicken strains after hybrids strains, used in commercial chicken production, became more popular...

Heritage Hybrids

Heritage Hybrids is a term that we have coined for hybrid strains coming from heritage chickens...

Chicks

We hatch chicks at Hermit House every three weeks between March and September...

Juvenile Chickens

Juvenile chickens are too old to be chicks anymore, but are not matured enough to mate and lay eggs...

Adult Chickens

Adult chickens reach maturity usually from 16 weeks onward. At this stage you can tell the sexes apart...

Eggs

We feed our hens with organic grains and pellets and we allow them to roam free in the grounds of Hermit House...

Feathers

We started collecting feathers in 2015 when we found out that they are popular for arts and crafts...

Fruit

In the grounds of Hermit House we have 3 apple trees, 1 plum tree, 1 pear tree, 1 cherry plum tree, and 2 hazelnut trees...