Hens for Pets

‘Hens for Pets,‘ is the trading name of The Poultry Centre (Notts) Ltd. and has for nearly 10 years, been helping customers set up with a few chucks in the back garden, selling chickens, feed, husbandry supplies and hen houses. initially based opposite IKEA at Giltbrook and for over 3 years now, at the Ravenshead Plant Centre on Mansfield Road, Ravenshead, Notts.


Changes for Autumn 2017

This year 2017, is a big change for us, as we have taken the decision to focus on the breeding and supplying of pure breed bantams, large fowl, ducks, geese and Emu's and of course hatching eggs. We do also offer Solway plastic hen houses, suitable for 4 birds or a dozen, and 'walk in' runs, to ensure your girls are happy with plently of room. We have handed over the supply of feeds and accesories to Gary, in his new venture Ravenshead Poultry Supplies.

Our free 'Introduction to Chicken Keeping' courses will be continuing from Spring to Autumn and details of dates etc. will be on the website.

To view and buy birds, coops etc please contact Teresa on 07860 436586, or keep an eye on the website for details when birds sales will be available on special sales days at the Ravenshead Plant Centre, normally a couple of weekends per month from April until Ocober.

We will also continue to offer our very popular Hen Boarding service taking care of your girls & boys, hens ducks or geese in our large individual pens, please give us a call to book in, or for further details on 07860 436586.


Ravenshead Poultry Supplies

Feed, bedding and husbandry products continue to be available, just as before, at The Ravenshead Plant Centre now run by the newly formed 'Ravenshead Poultry Supplies'. The opening hours have been extended, so you can now visit 6 days a week, from Tuesday til Sunday from 10am until 4pm.  Ravenshead Poultry Supplies offer an extensive range of feeds, bedding, hardwood chips, feeders, drinkers and giftware. You can contact Gary, owner of Ravenshead Poultry Supplies, on 07935 604320.

As chickens and ducks are supplied by Hens for Pets, they will not be on site, so please do not turn up on spec to purchase birds - just give Teresa a ring, as collections can be made from home on the farm, 5 mins from J27 of the M1.


Ravenshead Plant Centre & Nursery

The Ravenshead Plant Centre & Nursery is a traditional garden centre has been based here in north Nottinghamshire for a number of years. The Garden Centre has built a reputation for friendly helpful service and knowledgable advice, so if its bedding plants or vegetable Plants there is a great selection to choose from.  Also available are fruit trees, shrubs, conifers, top soil & compost.

If you would like to contact the Ravenshead Plant Centre direct, please call 07710 602276.