These little ladies have big personality, striking plumage and are prolific layers.
We keep the lovely golden campines. This is an ancient European breed that was developed in Belgium and takes its name from that region of the country. The interesting fact about this breed is that the males and females look very similar in plumage colour markings. The roosters are hen-feathered as they do not have pronounced sickle feathers or pointed neck or saddle hackle feathers. The roosters are showy fellas and love to strut their stuff and impress the girls. The campine has great character: sometimes aloof, sometimes friendly. Once this bird is comfortable with who you are they will happily approach you. They are alert, active birds and love to forage and free range. If penned make sure the pen is secure and netted over as they will be over and out and exploring in no time . The campine was developed primarily as an egg layer and we find ours reward us regularly with lots of lovely white eggs.
Very happy with our new small flock .
they are settling in nicely and appear supprisingly smart .
Thanks for great service again .
12/12/2017 by Wilfried
Thanks for the additional guidance on incubating eggs when I phoned, great chatting to another chicken-mad folk. My eggs arrived in perfect condition.
30/11/2017 by Kelly
Everything all good, eggs ordered and arrived no problem at all.
28/11/2017 by Mark
Items received as described on the website.
Great communication and a pleasure to deal with.
The instruments corrected our calibration on the incubator.
Thank you Appletons.
27/11/2017 by Peter
Great service and advice, just need the duck to do her bit
23/11/2017 by Chris
Absolutely delighted with my gorgeous red egg skelter and super prompt service! Thank you
15/11/2017 by Valerie
We ordered an eglu cube and run recently and expected it to take some time to make it down what must be the worst bit of any state highway in NZ, but no it was here in Christchurch delivered to home in two days. These coops are a breeze to assemble, done solely by girl power, and what's more the silkie teenagers love it.
Perfect all round. Margaret Howley
13/11/2017 by Margaret
Thank you Appletons for helping out with our chooks. Advice and product did the trick!
07/11/2017 by JACQUES
Delivered next day - excellent! Thanks.
07/11/2017 by Jenette
we ordered extensions and covers for our coop and run we bought about 12 months ago. They are sturdy when erected and easy for two to assemble. The covers are great and for around the bottom of the coop itself. From start to finish the process is just great.
06/11/2017 by Pamela
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