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    Hi once again, im still doing some research on what hens to get, some one local has some warren hens available, has anyone got any experience of these, particular chooks,
    many thanks wayne

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    Warrens are your typical laying hen - hybrids bred for battery egg production. They are friendly and don't mind being handled. Mine follow me around the garden and come into the house given half a chance.
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    Plain, brown, egg-laying machines. Full of character and very friendly. Not inclined to go broody like some others breeds/hybrids. I have 28 of them, all ex-batts, 2 and 3 year olds. Love 'em!
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    Lovely little layers, from a good source will give you years of egg production, just be aware they must have the correct feed, they put everything into egg laying and so therefore must be supplied with the correct protein level!

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    Dear little souls! Had loads of them mostly ex-batts - friendly, easy to handle, lay their hearts out.

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    I love my warrens (ex batts) they are very friendly, good layers even though they are over 18 months old. Would recommend them

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    Wonderful reliable friendly girls A good choice!
    My girls found their way into my heart and now they nest there

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    I have 3 Warrens, Daisy always comes into the kitchen and then stands behind the door for some bizarre reason! Lovely hens.

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