KINTALINE FARM   Benderloch   by OBAN Argyll PA37 1QS Scotland
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What's on at Kintaline Farm in 2016


Seasonal supplies of Jacob mutton, lamb & free range pork
Fleece & Fibre : fleeces, batts and roving for craft work from native breeds
Feed Store : smallholding, pet and wild bird feeds
Poultry and Waterfowl housing, mail order throughout the UK (10%December discount)
Muirfield Black Rock pullets - free range raised here on the farm
Host of Ardchattan Parish local History Archive
LORN Community Network
Kintaline Farm on Facebook
Ardchattan Observer
LORN on Facebook
LORN tweets
6th Dec 2016 : All domestic & commercial poultry & waterfowl in England and Scotland are ordered to be confined for 30 days as precaution against Avian Influenza H5N8 in migratory birds: updated info here

poultry coops and housing for ducks geese and chickens


Practical Affordable WATERFOWL AND POULTRY HOUSING available throughout United Kingdom

information about our jacob sheep flock


Argyll JACOB SHEEP, raised here on the farm for their lamb, mutton, fleece and rugs

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Ardchattan parish : Benderloch, Barcaldine, North connel, Bonawe - Past and Present

Parish newsletter


Keeping Chickens, Ducks and other poultry : The Perfect Family Activity all year around
Grow your own Food, Perfect Pets, and A Gift that lasts for years.

Smallholdershop : Housing - PRODUCT INFORMATION

Christmas special
10% off each house
(not including optional extras or delivery) from all orders placed 21st November to 31st December 2016
For customers who can collect from Kintaline, we have free range reared Muirfield Black, Brown and Grey Rock pullets & a few Light Sussex for sale from now, while stocks last.
We can also supply poultry, horse, wild bird feed & bedding to local customers.
These houses and runs are designed for the animals, and the people, using them.
They are built to order in the UK, by an long established company, with decades of experience.
They are not the cheap poorly designed models imported from China, nor are they built by one of the new joiners, who do not know what is best for the birds, that are now so common online and in garden centres.
We offer a full range of models tailored to the varies kinds of birds, and the variety of situations found in real life.
We know that one design cannot fit all, and that fashion is not good husbandry.
We offer FREE experienced advice available to find your perfect solution.
This is an important investment.
please contact us to PLACE YOUR ORDER and check on your choices.
ALL HOUSES DELIVERED THROUGHOUT THE U.K. from John O'Groats to Land's End, and all points between, including covering the islands.


Full range of houses   ~ Product details   ~ Explanations of Options   ~ Which house to choose?    ~ ~ still need help? Contact Us ~ ~ About Us

Product information details.

high quality finish Information about the materials used in the houses, and the basic products.

High Quality softwood construction, using deep rebate shiplap cladding and framing, that is dip treated during build. This ensures that the houses are strong and well protected against the wonderful British weather. Timber breathes, unlike plastic, so provides a suitable habitat for birds, unlike plastic.

The attention to detail is high, timber framing being rounded, joints carefully made, timber well secured, features well fitted for a life times use.

All roofs are clad with 'Onduline' commercial corrugated sheet made from bitumen saturated organic fibre. It has the advantages of not creating condensation problems. Unlike felt roofs it does not encourage red mite. Timber roofs will invariably warp, twist and gap so causing problems in a season or two. .weeford coop

Those units without entrance doors have hinged roofs for easy access and cleaning. These are sheet timber with attached Onduline, hinged at the front of the houses. This allows easy and full access into the house below to inspect / handle the birds or for cleaning out

Units that have entrance doors have Onduline directly fixed to the roof with rafters as required, for perfect natural ventilation and avoidance of red mite. No roofing felt is used anywhere. It really is an abomination in any animal housing, and only benefits the manufacturer.

Roosting bars are fitted as standard to all models. open pophole

Access for all livestock is via a pop hole with a sliding door, which are compatible with automatic door openers and mean that they do not get covered in muck, like folding doors.

External Nest boxes are designed to make cleaning out very effective and are covered in a composite plastic roof with a unique hinge mechanism. The houses are not fitted with internal nestboxes which are always awkward and hard to access.

High level ventilation is provided on all units plus additional adjustable vents on larger units.

All units are supplied with a solid plywood floor, to provide ample area for bedding to help dry birds and protect them from sores. For appropriate units there is an option to have a slide out floor - this allows you to clean out more easily. On some units this slide out floor is standard.

25mm square 16 gauge heavy mesh is used on all runs [13mm in some] which gives much greater predator protection and inherent strength to the structure. Chicken wire rots out quickly.

The finished colour of the units is 'nut' brown, - this is the only thing you may wish to refresh over the years you have your house if you live in an area like ourselves where the dye in the finsih fades due to sunlight.

All fixtures and fittings are galvanised or plated.

All units are sectional and delivered flat packed with screws [bolts] provided for easy assembly. Most screws are already in place. In each panel the fiddly bits are already fitted enabling simple construction.

All Prices include VAT [Number : 554 5831 27]

NATION-WIDE Delivery throughout the United Kingdom, please allow 4- 6 weeks in your plans, its rarely this long but occasionally demand outstrips the ability to build to the quality demanded and get units delivered around the country safely. We do not export but can deliver to any UK port if you can arrange onward shipping.

Carriage is charged extra (delivery surcharges apply to Scotland and non mainland locations)

All units are made to order which allows some variations on the theme to be included if that helps you and your set up.

Bespoke alterations are possible. If you would like to contact us with your requirements we will aim to assist you in any way possible.

We do not sell plans.

To order :- We welcome the following Payment methods :-
Postal Orders and Cheques made payable to Kintaline Poultry and sent to Kintaline Poultry, Benderloch, Oban Argyll PA37 1QS
and all the following debit and credit cards - Please Contact Us and she will take your details. All our prices include VAT where applicable [number :554 5831 27]
jcb card accepted   mastercard accepted   solo card accepted   switch card accepted    visa card accepted   visa delta card accepted   visa electron card accepted
At the farm we also welcome cash.

Our range of housing
  • Weeford
  • Lynford
  • Stafford
  • Swinford
  • Aylesford
  • Hintsford
  • Windsor
  • Grosvenor
  • Oxford
  • Isis
  • Westford
  • Brentford
  • Hereford
  • Cambridge
  • Argyll
  • Highland
  • Ranger
  • Dartford
  • Crofter
  • Separate run
  • Covered run
  • Rabbits housing
  • Budget Bantam
  • Baskerville

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    Tim and Jill Bowis
    Kintaline Mill Farm, Benderloch, OBAN Argyll PA37 1QS Scotland
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    Contact Us ~ ~ About Us Scotland
    Here at Kintaline Farm we have very full days with the farm and plants outside, markets, family and activities.
    Please email with your daytime and evening telephone numbers if you are having difficulties getting hold of us by phone. We will return your call as soon as we can.
    I also do a little web design for local businesses and am involved in several heritage projects: Heartfeltbyliz : Dalmally Station Stories : Ardchattan Parish Archive : Ardchattan Parish Newsletter : Auchindrain people : Argyll Animal Aid : Black Rock hens : Gary Goldie - wild forager

    Local Origins Rural Network Oban farmers market Argyll

    Local Farmers and Crafters Market for producers from Dalmally to Oban, Glencoe to Kilmelford, Lismore and Kerrera.


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