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BBQ Special

Starting at: $2.97
First avail: Dec 13, 2022
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Cornish Cross Broilers

Starting at: $3.34
First avail: Dec 13, 2022
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Cornish Game Hens

Starting at: $3.34
First avail: Dec 13, 2022
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Hatchery Choice Egg Layer

Starting at: $2.76
First avail: Dec 13, 2022
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Assorted Brown Egg Layer

Starting at: $2.86
First avail: Dec 13, 2022
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Hatchery Choice Rare

Starting at: $3.27
First avail: Dec 13, 2022
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Prairie Bluebell Egger™

Starting at: $5.15
First avail: Dec 13, 2022
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White Leghorn

Starting at: $3.07
First avail: Dec 13, 2022
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Olive Egger

Starting at: $4.24
First avail: Dec 13, 2022
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Assorted Brahmas

Starting at: $3.38
First avail: Dec 13, 2022
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Partridge Rock

Starting at: $3.43
First avail: Dec 13, 2022
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Amberlink

Starting at: $3.21
First avail: Jan 25, 2023
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BBQ Special

Starting at: $2.97
First avail: Dec 13, 2022

Our BBQ Special is an assortment of any male dual-purpose chickens. {{br}}If you want a variety of birds to raise for the dinner table this assortment is for you! They will take a few weeks longer than the Rudd Rangers™ and Cornish Cross Broilers to mature but will produce wonderful meat for your table!

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Cornish Cross Broilers

Starting at: $3.34
First avail: Dec 13, 2022

This is the bird that single-handedly changed American eating habits. Before Cornish Cross Broilers were developed, a chicken dinner was a rare treat reserved for special occasions. Pre-Cornish Cross era chickens grew slowly while eating plenty of feed. Their meat was tasty but sparse. The Cornish Cross made broiler production efficient, and today it’s often the most inexpensive meat the grocery store sells. Cornish Cross Broilers require special feeding and care but grow astonishingly fast. They weigh nearly six pounds when only six weeks old by efficiently converting feed into flesh. Cornish Cross Broilers are the best choice for a person who wants to quickly produce delicious meat and has no plan to save hens for egg production. {{br}} Purpose: Meat Bird Production: Matures Between 6-8 Weeks Temperament: Docile, Sedentary Mature Weight: 6-8 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy

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Cornish Game Hens

Starting at: $3.34
First avail: Dec 13, 2022

The Cornish Game Hen is a Cornish Cross Broiler pullet that is butchered at 3 weeks of age when they reach a weight of 2.5 - 3 pounds. {{br}} Purpose: Meat Bird Production: Matures At 3 Weeks of Age Temperament: Docile, Sedentary Mature Weight: 2-3 Lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy

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Hatchery Choice Egg Layer

Starting at: $2.76
First avail: Dec 13, 2022

An Assortment of breeds based on availability overall at the time of your chosen hatch. This is a great value pack. The assortment could include both brown and white egg layers. {{br}} Purpose: Egg Layer Production: 200-300 Brown Medium to X-Large White /Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Varies by Breed Mature Weight: 4-9 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Varies by Breed Comb Type: Varies by Breed

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Assorted Brown Egg Layer

Starting at: $2.86
First avail: Dec 13, 2022

This will be an assortment of our standard brown egg layers based on availability. This assortment will not include meat birds of any kind, or white egg layers. You will receive a mix and variety of any of the following breeds: Sapphire Gem™, ISA Brown, Amberlink, Production Red, Rhode Island Red, Barred Plymouth Rock, Buff Orpington, and more! {{br}} Purpose: Brown Egg Layers. Production: 200-300 Medium to Large Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Varies By Breed Mature Weight: 5-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Varies By Breed Comb Type: Varies By Breed

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Hatchery Choice Rare

Starting at: $3.27
First avail: Dec 13, 2022

Hatchery Choice Rare will be any assortment of rare breeds based on availability from any bird that has a "Rare Breed" banner. The assortment will not include bantams. Breeds that could be included in this assortment: Partridge Plymouth Rock, Midnight Majesty Marans™, Sapphire Olive Egger™, Speckled Sussex, Blue Andalusian, Silver Lakenvelder, Cuckoo Marans, French Black Copper Marans, French Cuckoo Marans, French Wheaten Marans, Welsummer, Barnevelder, Prairie Bluebell Egger™, Starlight Green Egger™, Olive Egger, Salmon Faverolles, Cochins, Turkens, Blue Laced Red Wyandotte, Columbian Wyandotte, Light Brahma, Buff Brahma, Dark Brahma, Lavender Orpington. {{br}}There is no guarantee which breeds will be included. This is based on availability on the day of the hatch. {{br}} Purpose: Variety For The Flock and Egg Basket Production: 175-265 Medium to Large Cream/Brown/Colored Eggs/Year Temperament: Varies by Breed Mature Weight: 4-7 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Varies by Breed Comb Type: Varies by Breed

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Prairie Bluebell Egger™

Starting at: $5.15
First avail: Dec 13, 2022

Our Prairie Bluebell Egger™ lays a novel blue egg but produces higher quality eggs than a pure Araucana. This breed was created by crossing Araucanas and White Leghorns, this creates a chicken that lays a large quantity of eggs that have blue shells. The Prairie Bluebell Egger™ is an active bird that is very good at foraging. They are lightweight and do not eat as much as larger breeds. Plumage color varies considerably among individuals, so you can count on having a great variety of beautiful color patterns. {{br}} Purpose: Egg Layer Production: 240 Medium Blue Eggs/Year Temperament: Active, Athletic, Alert Mature Weight: 4-5 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: Pea Comb

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White Leghorn

Starting at: $3.07
First avail: Dec 13, 2022

Years ago, a small amazingly productive chicken breed was imported from Italy through the port of Livorno. "Leghorn" became the Anglicized word for that port and the breed. Supermarket eggs are almost always laid by White Leghorns or hybrids developed from them. Hens lay about 325 eggs every year while eating less feed than most other breeds. {{br}} Purpose: Egg Layer Production: 325 Large White Eggs/Year Temperament: Active, Alert, Athletic, Nervous Mature Weight: 4-5 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: Single Comb

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Olive Egger

Starting at: $4.24
First avail: Dec 13, 2022

Our Olive Eggers come from a couple of different crosses. We have one line that is a cross of Americanas and French Cuckoo Marans. With this hybrid, most of the females will be black but a few will come out blue. We also have another cross that is between Legbars and Welsummers, our goal with these is to create a green egg that is speckled similar to the Welsummers. Both crosses have a chance of laying brown eggs. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 260 Large Olive Eggs/Year Temperament: Mellow, Active, Friendly, Docile Mature Weight: 5-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: Pea Comb

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Assorted Brahmas

Starting at: $3.38
First avail: Dec 13, 2022

This perfect backyard chicken breed is named after India's Brahmaputra River. The breed probably came to the U.S. on 19th Century sailing ships, these Brahmas are enormous. Feathers cover their feet and shanks, keeping them warm in winter. Their docile, gentle, and quiet temperament makes them one of the best breeds around children. They sometimes go broody and are attentive mothers.

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Partridge Rock

Starting at: $3.43
First avail: Dec 13, 2022

The Partridge Plymouth Rock is an American creation developed by mixing Partridge Cochin, Dark Cornish, and Golden Wyandotte. Other reports suggest that Brown Leghorns and Golden Penciled Hamburgs were also used to create this beautiful variety of Plymouth Rock. The Partridge Plymouth Rock combines all the excellent utility traits and hardiness of other Plymouth Rocks with the intricate pattern known as Partridge. The males feature dark red hackle and saddle feathers with a black tail and breast. While the female’s feathers are a rich mahogany brown delicately marked with two to three concentric black bands known as penciling. The feather pattern is even more stunning upon close examination. Like other Plymouth Rocks, they have a gentle temperament and are not only good egg layers, but also grow to a large size, making them excellent dual-purpose chickens. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 200 Large Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Easy to Care For Mature Weight: 6-7 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: Single Comb

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Amberlink

Starting at: $3.21
First avail: Jan 25, 2023

This graceful white and amber-colored sex link can lay eggs like no one's business, even in the cold dark winters. It is derived from the ISA genetic line and does not disappoint in egg production and cold-weather hardiness. It is a very well-balanced bird that lays nice large size table eggs. They are docile and make great foragers. {{br}} Purpose: Egg Layer Production: 300 Large Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Mellow Mature Weight: 5-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: Single Comb

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