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Quail by mail recycled chicken family!

Submitted by on Tuesday, 14 April 2009 Loading Add to favourites  2 Comments

chicken made in engladn for recycled materialOne of my favourite online stores, Quail by Mail has launched a range of quirky animal friends to adorn your homes!

Usually associated with ethical, fairtrade and organic fashion, Quail have branched out to give younger visitors something to fall in love with!

Made in England

Durable enough for use as a toy, all of Quail’s products are designed and made in England, so the carbon footprint is super low.

The free range chicken is my favourite! Made in London from recycled materials, each mother hen holds her three chicks in her wing pockets. These chicken families fit in the palm of your hand so you can sit and gaze at them adoringly.


Ok, they would make a lovely present for a child, but my inner child is throwing a tantrum to own one too!

Each one is unique and costs just £14.95 for the family.

For a second year running The Guardian has recommended Quail in its ‘Ethical Fashion Directory’.
Why not take a look at the site and let me know what you think?


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  • Deanna says:

    I just found your site and I’m just in love with these chickens!!! Just visited Quail by mail and it is such a lovely find! Thanks for posting!

  • Mrs Green says:

    @Deanna: Hi Deanna, welcome to the site. And thank you for taking the time to comment. I love the Quail site too and the chickens are awesome, aren’t they?