Traditional Butchers & Purveyors of Fine Foods
Closed open today (Mon) 8am
Walsham le Willows, Suffolk IP31 3AZ
Telephone 01359 259225

Chicken

Which wine with chicken?

A dry or medium-dry mouthfilling white with a lot of flavour like a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Or a soft fruity red, low on tannin, like some from Trentino northeast Italy.

Shami Gill, Wattisfield Wines. Three doors from us. .

Chicken weight guide:

Allow between 1lb and 2lbs per person.

Ballontines:

All chickens suitable in a ballontine – multi‑bird (three birds of your choice) roasts made to order.


Diaper Poultry chicken

Indoor reared chicken, sourced from numerous UK farms, largely local to Diaper Poultry in Suffolk. Reared to UK and EU standards. Processed and packed by Diaper Poultry in their modern factory in Haughley New Street, Suffolk.

Food miles

The full distance Diaper Poultry chickens travel from their sources to our shop:

Farms 5 to about 250 miles Processing 8 miles Our shop Total:
Numerous farms majority local to processing Haughley New Street, Suffolk Walsham le Willows, Suffolk Between 13 and about 260 miles. More than ½ the birds travel less than 40 miles.

Processed and supplied by Diaper Poultry Ltd, Haughley New Street, Suffolk IP14 3JN.


Pound Farm free range chicken

Truly free range, traditionally prepared chickens with about the lowest food miles you can get. These chickens roam the stack yards of Pound Farm in Thelnetham just five miles from us.

All feed entirely free from antibiotics, drugs, or growth promoters. The chicken’s cereal diet is grown and milled on farm.

Slow growing and grown to their full size and maturity.

Hand plucked, and hung to mature for one to two weeks before dressing, resulting in the tastiest, juiciest tender chickens.

Food miles

The full distance Pound Farm chickens travel from their source to our shop:

Pound Farm Total: 5 miles Our shop
Thelnetham, Norfolk Walsham le Willows, Suffolk

Produced, processed and supplied by Pound Farm, Market Weston Road, Thelnetham, Diss, Norfolk IP22 1JJ. Hung and matured on our premises.


Diaper Poultry St. George’s chicken

Please order at least three days in advance.

To order in advance:

Telephone 01359 259225 (we’re currently closed opening hours) or contact us.

Reared to higher welfare standards than current UK and EU legislation requires. Provided with stimulation; things to peck, straw bales to perch on. Receive a natural cycle of lighting. Reared free of antibiotics and growth promoters in smaller flock size and given more space. All of which ensures good animal welfare, as well as high quality meat.

Food miles

The full distance St. George’s chickens travel from their source to our shop:

Farms 2 to 30 miles Processing 8 miles Our shop Total:
Numerous local farms Haughley New Street, Suffolk Walsham le Willows, Suffolk 10 to 38 miles

Processed and supplied by Diaper Poultry Ltd, Haughley New Street, Suffolk IP14 3JN.


Diaper Poultry Sutton Hoo organic & free range chickens

Please order at least seven days in advance.

To order in advance:

Telephone 01359 259225 (we’re currently closed opening hours) or contact us.

Reared by Belinda Nash in over 40 acres of pasture, adjacent to the Sutton Hoo ancestral site, where the chickens live in small groups and are free to roam. The organically reared chickens are fed on a GM free diet, mainly wheat: contains no antibiotics, no growth promoters, no drugs of any kind.

The chicken’s lifestyle, diet, and the naturally slower growing, old fashioned breed of bird combine to give Sutton Hoo Chicken’s meat a wonderful texture and delicious full flavour.

Food miles

The full distance Sutton Hoo chickens travel from their source to our shop:

Farm 20 miles Processing 8 miles Our shop Total:
Sutton Hoo, Suffolk Haughley New Street, Suffolk Walsham le Willows, Suffolk 28 miles

Produced by Sutton Hoo Chickens, Hasketon, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13 6JX.

Processed and supplied by Diaper Poultry Ltd, Haughley New Street, Suffolk IP14 3JN.


Discounts on orders made in advance (for collection)

  • 10% off orders over £100
  • 9% off over £90

  • 5% off orders over £50

Telephone 01359 259225 (we’re currently closed opening hours), or contact us.


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