We started with 3 hens and now only have the one left. She is at least 11 this year and randomly lays an egg very so often although we do not eat them anymore as not usually that good. She rules the garden and keeps the dog in check, if you open the back door she is in the house having a nose around. Very friendly and a real character! Would recommend the breed to anyone but be prepared they are not a short term pet by any means. She has been on her own now for about 5 years and still looks as healthy as when we first got her!!!
Fabulous hen - ours has grown into a large sturdy hen, she lays 6-7 large brown eggs a week. She is a confident and inquisitive girl who quietly but firmly keeps the others in their place. She is partial to a little treat of grain and enjoys free-ranging and foraging in the garden.
I love it! They lay me one egg every day, always large and sometimes double yolkers. She is friendly quiet happy to be handled , loving and the perfect family pet garden hen!
I am staggered by egg production. All 5 lay an egg a day and did throughout our long cold winter 12/13. Our only problem is their morning egg song. Very loud for about an hour. Its lovely but 6am in May - i have not had any complaints yet but will wait and see.
m=My miss pepperpot Hoppy lights up the garden when shes there and is friendly i found that its all about gaining trust with your chickens she is two years old now and still laying fresh eggs everyday. They are great pets for kids, i am a teenager and i look after my three chckens i find them easy to clean and fun to be around.
Bought my youngsters from Beacon Stud in Kent and they have been great to tame up and are now as friendly as a pet dog-lovely, healthy birds and just started laying at 15 weeks now and so we will have eggs almost every day for this first year. Spent a long time with these helpful people and was so happy with the care and attention they gave us-all good advice 1st hand and loads of tips-strongly recommended.
we origianally bought 1 hen thinking she was black rock , but she looks very differant so i discovered what she was right here! anyway , she is a friendly outoing yet extremely feisty beautiful girl , she lays super large white-tinted eggs and is currently hatching 13 eggs , but was on 22 lol so a great hen , i will reccomend them to anyone! love them and love her , her name is Ebony
Bought these from omlet, they laid and egg on the way back home, have not stopped laying since, we are really pleased with them and the Grandchildren love them. We let them out for a while each day, otherwise the stay in the cube, The eggs are a rice brown and are just becomimg quite large. We love the colour of the chickens and will be buying this breed again.
Our Miss Pepperpots have lived the longest, one of ours is still laying at the grand age of 7 years old. they have also been the most friendly