Ixworth Chickens



Ixworth Chickens and Fertilised Eggs

The Ixworth is an English breed of white domestic chicken. It is named for the village of Ixworth in Suffolk, where it was created in 1932.[4] It was bred as fast-growing high-quality meat breed with reasonable laying abilities.[5]

 The Ixworth was created in 1932 by Reginald Appleyard, who also created the Silver Appleyard Duck, at his poultry farm in the village of Ixworth in Suffolk. It was bred from white Sussex, white Minorca, white Orpington, Jubilee, Indian Game and white Indian Game chickens, with the intention of creating a dual purpose breed, a fast-growing high-quality meat bird with reasonable egg-laying ability. An Ixworth bantam was created in 1938; Appleyard thought it better than the standard-sized bird.

In the 1970s the Ixworth almost disappeared; it has since gradually recovered. It is a rare breed: in 2008 it was listed as "Category 2: endangered" by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust, and in 2014 was on the Trust's list of native poultry breeds at risk.

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eggs

Fertile Eggs - £8.00 per 6, including postage.

eggs

Hybrid Fertile Egg - £6.00 per 6 including postage

Ixworth Hen

Hybrid Ixworth Hen £30.00 - Pick up in person

Ixworth Hen

Pedigree Ixworth Hen £60.00 - Pick up in person only

Ixworth cock

Hybrid Ixworth Cockerel £30.00 - Pick up in person only

Ixworth cock

Pedigree Ixworth Cockerel £15.00 - Pick up in person only