2013 Virgin London Marathon done!
WE RAISED NEARLY £2500 for Asthma UK
I could not have ran all those miles without the support, messages and donations. I can honestly say that running this Marathon was one of the best things i have ever done - roll on London 2015
Gazette coverage on the Virgin London Marathon
BBC Live at Happy Chicks
The breakfast show for BBC Lancs is live from Happy Chicks at 7.10am (13 Jan 2013)
Tom has arrived!!
Barbara has been on her own for such a long time. Tom has now joined her, we hope they can be the perfect couple and have baby ratites runnng around our feet in a couple of years!
Kids every where!!
We have some very proud mummyy goats after they all kidded recently, what started off as two pet goats has increased dramatically in size - we now have 15!
Open Day March 2011
We had a fabulous day with over 700 people turning up to support us. We were accompanied by Radio Lancashire who produced their Sunday Gardening show from our farm with presenter Stephen Lowe
The BBC are coming March 13th 2011
Fun packed family day with lots of topics covered on all the basics for keeping hens, ducks and geese!
Please come and join us on this special day
More details to follow.....
One Lucky Bird
Happy Chicks was the 'secret' home on XFM Manchester's Turkey 'Noel Gobbler'
'Tim is giving one special turkey the time of its life before the dreaded Christmas dinner comes a-callin'.'
Tim Cocker the Breakfast show D'J had last minute doubts! and launched a campaign to save Noel. Celebrities including Jeremy Clarkson also tried to help him.
Now Noel Gobbler will stay here as the 'stud male'!!
Lancashire Life October 2010
We went to Rock FM Studios on 22nd September 2010 for not ONE, but TWO interviews.
We were interviewed bu St Aidens's school for Boomradio and then for a show on Businesstalk FM
Hens with Celebrity Status!!! Are you Fox or Chicken?
Umbro asked us to bring some of our 'eggstra' special hens to a film shoot. The hens had a ball whilst being filmed for the latest Umbro Advert.
All girls were spoilt rotten and had some special treats for working so hard
We're in the Gazette
We were in the gazette on Sat for donating some grit to emmas school. January 11th 2010
BBC Here Today
We've has just had the BBC here today to do a live radio show!! Thanks to Stephen Lowe for making it feel like a friendly chat! You can listen again herehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p005v89c/Stephen_Lowe_10_01_2010/
Eggstra snug story!!
Very excited to be in the gazette!!!
It just gets better!!!!
I headed down to the BBC today for an interview with Stephen Lowe!! It was fab, I didn't want to leave! Anyway, after half an hour they kicked me out!
listen again by clicking here (it's 30 mins in and last for 30 mins)
When i got home exhausted after having to get up 'eggstra' early to feed my babies we got a phone call off the BBC 'people' and on the 10th January 2010 the BBC are coming to us for a Sunday afternoon radio show!! i'm so excited!! SO NEED ALL MY REGULARS TO TURN UP AND SAY HOW THEY FEEL ABOUT THEIR CHICKS!
We thinking of doing small snacks like bacon butties, refreshments and mulled wine (lots of - for my nerves!)
more details to follow.....
We're on the BBC Website!!!
We have had the most amazing person fron the BBC doing a story on us
Thank you so much to Lynette Horsburgh from the BBC for this. Its times like this it really makes it all worth while (very emotional when i saw the piece!!)
We're on the radio!!!
BBC Radio Lancashire have invited us on for a chat. Im soooo excited! So please listen in!. We are on Thursday 13th August from 11am - 1pm.
Chicken Out Competition!!!
We are running a competition with the fylde area!! Any school can enter. All we want is a drawing/painting of a hen/poultry off the pupils and a sentence why they thnk their school should have hens - the winners will recieve 12 ex-batts plus all feeders/drinkers, feed, grit and healthcare products. All they need is a building to house these precious feathered friends in.
Good luck everyone, we'll give a helping hand in the welfare of the hens - who will reward their new owners with 300 eggs a year each!!!