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Hatchery Choice Egg Layer

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First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Assorted Brown Egg Layer

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Cornish Game Hens

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Egg Production Pack -NEW

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Cornish Cross Broilers

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First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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ISA Brown

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Hatchery Choice Dual Purpose -NEW

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Fry Pan Special -NEW

Starting at: $2.75
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Asian Black

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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White Leghorn

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First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Buckeye

Starting at: $3.60
First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Rhode Island Red

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Silver Laced Wyandotte

Starting at: $2.65
First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Silkie Bantam

Starting at: $4.60
First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Golden Comet

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First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Barred Rock

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First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Sapphire Gem -NEW

Starting at: $3.60
First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Buff Orpington

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First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Sienna Star -NEW

Starting at: $3.60
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Husky Red -NEW

Starting at: $3.55
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Black Australorp

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Golden Laced Wyandotte

Starting at: $2.80
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Black Sex Link

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Welsummer

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Light Brahma -NEW

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Red Broiler -NEW

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Hatchery Choice Rare

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First avail: Oct 10, 2018
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Black Jersey Giant

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Red Ranger

Starting at: $3.55
First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Salmon Faverolle

Starting at: $3.60
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Calico Princess -NEW

Starting at: $3.60
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Tetra Brown

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Rainbow

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Americana

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First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Partridge Rock

Starting at: $2.80
First avail: Oct 17, 2018
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Assorted White Egg Layer -NEW

Starting at: $2.35
First avail: Oct 3, 2018
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Started Pullets

Starting at: $33.95
First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Amberlink

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Assorted Old English

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Assorted Polish & Crested

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Barnevelder

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Black Cochin

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Black Marans

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Black Tail White Japanese

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Blue Lace Red Wyandotte

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Brown Leghorn

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Buff Brahma -NEW

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First avail: Oct 24, 2018
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Buff Cochin

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Buff Laced Polish

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California White

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Cinnamon Queen

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First avail: Sep 26, 2018
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Columbian Wyandotte -NEW

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Cuckoo Marans

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Dark Brahma -NEW

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Delaware -NEW

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Dominique

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French Copper Marans -NEW

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French Cuckoo Marans

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French Wheaten Marans

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Gold Laced Polish -NEW

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Hatchery Choice Bantams

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Lavender Orpington

Starting at: $7.15
First avail: Dec 26, 2018
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Mille Fleur

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New Hampshire Red

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Old English Bantam

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Plymouth Rock

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Production Red

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Red Cochin Bantam

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Rhode Island White -NEW

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Silver Laced Polish

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Speckled Sussex

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Spitzhauben

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Turkens

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White Crested Black Polish

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White Jersey Giant -NEW

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Hatchery Choice Egg Layer

Starting at: $2.25
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

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.

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Assorted Brown Egg Layer

Starting at: $2.35
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

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 good mix and variety.

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Cornish Game Hens

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

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.

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Egg Production Pack -NEW

Starting at: $2.35
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

Looking for a set of prolific egg layers? Nothing but our tried and true egg production breeds are part of this assortment. The assortment is based on availability and may include the ISA Brown, Amberlink, California White, White Leghorn, Production Red, Black Sex Link, and Rhode Island Red.

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Cornish Cross Broilers

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

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. MATURE WT: MALE 9-11 LBS, FEMALE 8-9 LBS. Please call for pricing for orders of 200+ birds!

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ISA Brown

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The ISA Brown is one of the top sellers in the industry because of the number of eggs they lay and their gentle demeanor. The ISA Brown has excellent shell quality and texture. A docile bird, extremely easy to work with. When they are hatched the pullets are red and the cockerels are white. APPROX 300 LARGE EGGS/YEAR |EGG COLOR: BROWN |MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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Hatchery Choice Dual Purpose -NEW

Starting at: $2.25
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

This assortment may include any bird in the Dual-Purpose category or that has a Dual-Purpose label and it is based on availability. You will love the flexibility that most of these breeds offer, they are all great egg layers and make great additions to your dinner table.

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Fry Pan Special -NEW

Starting at: $2.75
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

A great mix of any of our meat birds based on availability. If you have an operation that allows the birds to either be free range or inside, and you love variety, this assortment is for you!

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Asian Black

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The Asian Black is a slower growing bird. The males can reach market weight in 10 to 12 weeks, and the females take 15 weeks. It’s striking colors with a blue/green hue on the black and red feather pattern makes it a beautiful addition to any flock. It is a hardy bird that can adapt to many growing conditions. APPROX 250 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR |EGG COLOR: BROWN |MATURE WT: MALE 5 LBS. FEMALE 4 LBS.

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White Leghorn

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

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 290 eggs every year while eating less feed than most other breeds. APPROX. 290 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: WHITE | MATURE WT: MALE 4 LBS. FEMALE 3.5 LBS.

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Buckeye

Starting at: $3.60
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The Buckeye was created in Ohio by crossing Cochins, Plymouth Rocks, and Malay chicken breeds. They are a dual purpose breed that features rich, brilliant red plumage, yellow legs, and a pea comb. They are good egg layers and grow fairly rapidly making them a true dual-purpose farm chicken. Buckeyes are very hardy that resist frostbite very well thanks to their small comb and wattles. Furthermore, due to their Malay ancestry they are very rugged and excellent foragers. They have an easy-going demeanor and are not inclined to be flighty. The Buckeye is the ultimate combination of beautiful plumage, utility, and hardiness for the backyard flock. Approx. 200 eggs/year | Egg color: Brown | Mature weight: Male 9lbs. Female: 6.5

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Rhode Island Red

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The Rhode Island Red breed was developed in the late 1800's. Their ability to lay about 265 eggs per year made this breed famous worldwide and became the parent of several modern hybird egg layers. The glossy mahogany colored hens with black tail feathers are as beautiful as they are gentle and productive. APPROX. 265 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 8 LBS. FEMALE 6.5 LBS.

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Silver Laced Wyandotte

Starting at: $2.65
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

These lacy girls aren't all show with their elegantly patterned feathers. They are also great egg layers. Wyandottes are one of the most strikingly beautiful chickens to grace a backyard flock. Developed in New York, they are quiet, easy to manage and one of the most winter hardy of all breeds. Columbian Wyandotte and Blue Laced Red Wyandotte sold as straight run only. APPROX. 245 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: CREAM | MATURE WT: MALE 7 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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Silkie Bantam

Starting at: $4.60
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

Silkies are named for their unique fluffy plumage, which feels like silk. They have several unusual qualities, such as black skin and bones, blue earlobes, and five toes on each foot. Calm and friendly and the most docile of poultry, they make an ideal pet. Hens are broody, and make good mothers. Though they are fair layers themselves, they are commonly used to hatch eggs from other breeds. APPROX. 100 SMALL EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: LIGHT BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 2.3 LBS. FEMALE 2 LBS.

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Golden Comet

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

Another great sex-link chicken that has great egg laying qualities, making this another top red sex-link choice for your backyard flock. APPROX. 260 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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Barred Rock

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

Plymouth Rocks are as beautiful and productive as they are easy to care for. In 1620 a travel weary band of pilgrims set foot on Plymouth Rock. Years later an ideal backyard chicken breed was named in honor of this famous site. They link the flock owner with American history while yielding abundant eggs and tasty meat. In bygone days when nearly every farm had a chicken flock the utility and beauty of these birds made them the breed of choice. Few birds are as stunningly real as a Plymouth Rock strolling across a summer lawn. With a New England heritage, they don't let January's blizzards interrupt laying. Approx. 250 Large Eggs/Year | Egg Color: Brown | Mature WT: Male 9.5 lbs. Female 7.5 lbs.

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Sapphire Gem -NEW

Starting at: $3.60
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

This brand new sex-link chicken will amaze you with it's blue and lavender colored plumage. This Czech breed is an excellent egg layer and great forager. It does well in hot climates and is a breed very close to the Old Andalusians. This bird is a specialty hybrid that was created by a breeder in the Czech Republic. Approx. 290 Large Eggs/Year | Egg Color: Brown | Mature Wt: Male 5 lbs. Female 4 lbs.

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Buff Orpington

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

One of the best breeds for newcomers to chickens, and for families with young children. Named for the English town where they were developed, Orpingtons come in several feather colors but all are big quiet birds with fluffy feathers that keep them toasty warm during frigid weather. Buff Orpingtons are the most common color and lay about 220 brown eggs a year. APPROX. 220 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 8.5 LBS. FEMALE 7 LBS.

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Sienna Star -NEW

Starting at: $3.60
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The Sienna Star is an attractive alternative gold and silver sex-link hybrid. The genetics are a Brown Leghorn and a Sussex, making an excellent egg layer that produces cream-colored eggs. The Sienna Star's robustness and quiet temperament make this bird suitable for backyard flocks to larger farms. Approx. 290 Medium Eggs/Year | Egg Color: Cream | Mature Wt. Male 5 lbs. Female 4 lbs.

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Husky Red -NEW

Starting at: $3.55
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The Husky Red is the bird for you if you are looking for a breed that has a faster growth rate than the Red Ranger and does well in free range environments. They will finish and mature slightly faster than the Red Ranger breed. They enjoy both free range environments but can do well in smaller areas too. They are a docile breed. Approx. 175 Medium Eggs/Year | Egg Color: Brown | Mature Wt: Male 11 lbs. Female 8 lbs.

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Black Australorp

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

One of the best breeds for newcomers to chickens, and for families with young children. Named for the English town where they were developed, Orpingtons come in several feather colors but all are big quiet birds with fluffy feathers that keep them toasty warm during frigid weather. Black Australorps are Black Orpingtons that originate from Australia. APPROX. 220 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 8.5 LBS. FEMALE 7 LBS.

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Golden Laced Wyandotte

Starting at: $2.80
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

Wyandottes aren't all show with their elegantly patterned feathers. They are also great egg layers. Wyandottes are one of the most strikingly beautiful chickens to grace a backyard flock. Developed in New York, they are quiet, easy to manage and are of the most winter hardy of all breeds.

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Black Sex Link

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The Black Sex Link is an excellent brown egg layer. it is created from a Barred Rock hen and a Rhode Island Red cockerel. This creates a very versatile bird that is a great egg layer, has the temperament of a Barred Plymouth Rock and can hold its own through the cold dark winter. APPROX. 265 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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Welsummer

Starting at: $3.60
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The Welsummer hen lays large eggs which are a terracotta dark brown, often with dark speckles. It is a light, friendly, and intelligent breed, with rustic-red and orange color. Like the Marans the Welsummer tends to be more athletic, taking to foraging and free ranging more often than other breeds. APPROX. 250 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: DARKER BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS

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Light Brahma -NEW

Starting at: $2.80
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

Named after India's Brhmaputra River the breed probably came to the United States on Nineteenth Century sailing ships, or could have been developed here from other Asian breeds. Brahmas are enormous, with hens weighing about 10 pounds. Their gentle and quiet temperament makes them one of the best breeds around children. Hens lay about 200 medium brown eggs annually. Sold in straight run only. APPROX. 200 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 18 LBS. FEMALE 14 LBS.

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Red Broiler -NEW

Starting at: $3.55
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The Red Broiler is a fast-growing meat bird with most of the same qualities as the Cornish Cross breed. It has red plumage throughout its body with white down feathering showing through. The Red Broiler tends to forage more and grow at a slightly slower rate than the Cornish Cross, but faster than the Red Ranger. Approx. 175 Medium Eggs/Year | Egg Color: Brown | Mature Wt: Male 11 lbs. Female 8 lbs.

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Hatchery Choice Rare

Starting at: $2.65
First avail: Oct 10, 2018

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.

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Black Jersey Giant

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

In the late 1800's New Jersey breeders created a chicken designed to rival the meatiness of the turkeys back then. The massive Black Jersey Giant was the result of merging the genetics of several large breeds. Later the White Jersey Giant was created. They grow slowly but eventually are a third larger than most other heavy breeds. These birds are ideal for anyone wanting an impressive hen that lays about 240 extra-large eggs annually. When younger, the birds will mature relatively quick, but they tend to reach a marketable meat weight slower than other breeds. It can take up to 9 months for this bird to fill out its meat proportions. APPROX 240 X-LARGE EGGS/YEAR |EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 11 LBS. FEMALE 9 LBS.

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Red Ranger

Starting at: $3.55
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The Red Ranger is a bird that doesn't need the speical care of the Cornish Cross yet produces a meaty body relatively quickly. They are the best bird for a small flock owner wanting fast growing meat birds that are relatively easy to raise. They will reach mature weight in approximately 12 weeks. APPROX. 175 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR| EGG COLOR: BROWN| MATURE WT: MALE 8-10 LBS. FEMALE 6-7 LBS.

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Salmon Faverolle

Starting at: $3.60
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

People own Salmon Faverolles for their silliness and their steady egg production. These bearded beauties are great docile birds that are very friendly. The breed originated in France and became the premier meat and egg laying breed at the Paris market in the late 1800s. The salmon color s the most prominent in Europe and where they are available in the United States. APPROX. 180 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: LIGHT BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 5 LBS. FEMALE 4 LBS.

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Calico Princess -NEW

Starting at: $3.60
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The Calico Princess is topaz colored and its feathers alternate in color between the light red-orance and white making it seem like a glimmering topaz stone. They are great egg layers and do well in many different environments. They are also robust and can adapt well to different climates. This bird is a specialty hybrid that was created by a breeder in the Czech Republic. Approx. 290 Large Eggs/Year | Egg Color: Cream | Mature Wt. Male 5 lbs. Female 4 lbs.

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Tetra Brown

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The Tetra Brown is the bird of choice for today’s egg farmers. It is a hybrid type of Sex Link originally the result of crossing Rhode Island Reds and Rhode Island Whites, but now contains genetics from a wide range of breeds. They are a very docile bird and will get along in almost any environment. APPROX. 260 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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Rainbow

Starting at: $2.80
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The Rainbow is a dual purpose bird that has one of the most unique feather color patterns you will ever see. It has every color you can imagine and no two birds look alike. The best part about this breed is that they make wonderful birds for small backyard flocks giving you the opportunity to butcher them or keep the hens for eggs! APPROX. 250 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR| EGG COLOR: BROWN |MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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Americana

Starting at: $2.90
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

Every backyard flock needs a colored egg layer. Our Americana will give you an assortment of colors from turquoise, to olive to light brown. The Americana breed comes from the Araucana and Ameraucana mix and has different color plumage variations. It is because of this genetic combination that our birds are not meant for exhibition. APPROX. 240 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLORS: BLUE, GREEN, LIGHT BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 5.5 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS.

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Partridge Rock

Starting at: $2.80
First avail: Oct 17, 2018

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 of 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. Approx. 200 eggs/year | Egg color: Brown | Mature weight: male 9.5lbs. female 7.5lbs.

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Assorted White Egg Layer -NEW

Starting at: $2.35
First avail: Oct 3, 2018

The Assorted White Egg Layer assortment is based on availability and will not include meat birds of any kind, or brown egg layers. The breeds may be a mixture of the following: Brown Leghorn, White Leghorn, or California White chickens. You will receive a good mix and variety.

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Started Pullets

Starting at: $33.95
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

We offer 6-8 week-old Started Pullets. These chicks have been vaccinated for Coccidiosis and Mareks and are fed started/grower crumbles. We suggest you continue with this feed until they begin to lay at 18-20 weeks. At 6 weeks old, they are mostly feathered out so they won't require a heat lamp as long as they are dept dry and out of the wind. Mailed USPS Priority Express, we do not guarantee overnight delivery, but do guarantee live arrival and 48 hour survivability.

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Amberlink

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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 doesn't disappoint in egg production and cold weather hardiness. It is a very well balanced bird that lays nice medium size table eggs. They are docile and make great foragers. APPROX. 270 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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Assorted Old English

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The Old English Bantam originated in England and were raised for cock fighting. The sport was banned in 1849 and today the birds are raised for exhibition. The upright appearance and confidence in this breed sets it apart and makes it noticeable. Our Old English Bantam Assortment includes many different colors including the Crete, Blue, Barred, Red Pyle, B.B. Red and Silver Duck Wing. APPROX. 100 SMALL EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 2.5 LBS. FEMALE 2 LBS.

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Assorted Polish & Crested

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A mixture of all our Crested breeds, assortment is based on availability and may include the Buff Laced Polish, Silver Laced Polish, Gold Laced Polish, Spitzhauben, and/or the White Crested Black Polish.

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Barnevelder

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Barnevelders are a medium heavy, dual-purpose birds that are very cold hardy. Their beautiful double-laced brown and blue feathers are just another perk of this docile bird that takes to foraging easily. The Barnevelders are single combed with yellow legs. APPROX. 180 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6.5 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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Black Cochin

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Cochins are friendly, docile chickens and tend to be submissive when kept with more aggressive breeds. The Cochins were introduced to the United States around 1850 from China. They require good quality feed and mature in 2 years. They make remarkably good pets, and a pet Cochin can live between 8-10 years. They make excellent brooders because of their calm maternal nature.

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Black Marans

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The Maran breed originates from a town called Marans, France. It is a very winter hardy breed with a docile temperament. This breed is known to be more athletic and taking to foraging and free ranging more often than other breeds. The Black Maran lays a lighter brown egg, unlike the Black Copper Maran that lays a very dark brown egg. These tough birds make a great addition to any backyard flock. APPROX. 200 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS.

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Black Tail White Japanese

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A distinguished breed with white body feathers and black tail feathers. The bright red comb wattles completes the beauty of this bird. The Black Tail White Japanese originated in Japan in the 1700's and was originally bred to only be a bantam. This breed has high tail feathers and is shorter than the average bantam.APPROX. 52 SMALL EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: CREAM | MATURE WEIGHT: MALE 2.5 LBS. FEMALE 2 LBS.

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Blue Lace Red Wyandotte

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These lacy girls aren't all show with their elegantly patterned feathers, they are also great egg layers. Wyandottes are one of the most strikingly beautiful chickens to grace a backyard flock. Developed in New York, they are quiet, easy to manage and one of the most winter hardy of all breeds. The Blue Laced Red Wyandotte is sold as straight run only. APPROX. 245 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: CREAM | MATURE WT: MALE 7 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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Brown Leghorn

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Brown Leghorns share the productive traits and nervous personality of their whit cousins but have slightly larger bodies clothed in one of the most beautiful feather patterns of any white egg laying breed. Always alert, Brown Leghorns are athletic, excitable, noisy and often better able to avoid predators than slower breeds.

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Buff Brahma -NEW

Starting at: $5.05
First avail: Oct 24, 2018

This perfect backyard chicken breed is named after India's Brahmaputra River. The breed probably came to the United States on Nineteenth 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. Approx. 200 Medium Eggs/year | Egg Color: Brown | Mature Wt: Male 18 lbs. Female 14 lbs.

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Buff Cochin

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Cochins are friendly, docile chickens and tend to be submissive when kept with more aggressive breeds. The Cochins were introduced to the United States around 1850 from China. They require good quality feed and mature in 2 years. They make remarkably good pets, and a pet Cochin can live between 8-10 years. They make excellent brooders because of their calm maternal nature.

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Buff Laced Polish

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The breed name Polish came from the Polish army's feathered caps because it resembled their feathered crests. The chickens originated in Spain and then brought to Holland, where the Dutch perfected their coloring. They became a popular bird in France, then started appearing in the United States around the 1830's. They are a great breed, very docile and even tempered. They are easily surprised due to their feathers limiting their eye sight, making them vulnerable to predators.

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California White

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California White hybrids look almost exactly like the White Leghorns they were developed from but are slightly larger and have a few black spots on their white feathers. California Whites are quiet, calm and one of the best white egg layers for backyard flocks. Adding a few California Whites to a flock of brown egg layers adds color diversity to the egg carton. APPROX. 290 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: WHITE | MATURE WT: MALE 4.5 LBS. FEMALE 4 LBS.

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Cinnamon Queen

Starting at: $2.50
First avail: Sep 26, 2018

A beloved breed that takes the best qualities from its parents, a Rhode Island Red rooster and a Silver Laced Wyandotte hen. The Cinnamon Queens are wonderful egg layers and can take the cold hardiness of winter, ensuring that you will have eggs all year long. APPROX. 260 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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Columbian Wyandotte -NEW

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These Columbian Wyandottes aren't all show with their elegantly patterned feathers, they make great egg layers too! Wyandottes are one of the most strikingly beautiful chickens to grace a backyard flock. They were developed in New York, have a quiet temperament, and are one of the most winter hardy breeds. *Sold as straight run only. Approx. 245 Medium Eggs/Year | Egg Color: Brown | Mature Wt: Male 7 lbs. Female 5 lbs.

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Cuckoo Marans

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The Maran breed originates from a town called Marans, France. It is a very winter hardy breed with a docile temperament. They tend to be more athletic, taking to foraging and free ranging more often than other breeds. Marans lay dark brown and dark speckled eggs. These tough birds make a great addition to any backyard flock. APPROX. 200 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS.

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Dark Brahma -NEW

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This perfect backyard chicken breed is named after India's Brahmaputra River. The breed probably came to the United States on Nineteenth 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. Approx. 200 Medium Eggs/year | Egg Color: Brown | Mature Wt: Male 18 lbs. Female 14 lbs.

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Delaware -NEW

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The Delaware is a hardy breed that makes a great dual-purpose bird. The males mature quickly and the hens make great egg layers. The Delaware breed does well in free range environments and fit well in backyard flocks. They are calm and docile. APPROX. 260 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 8.5 LBS. FEMALE 6.5 LBS.

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Dominique

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The Dominique is considered a “heritage” bird because it is considered America's oldest breed of chicken. Dominique hens tend to be calm and personable. Their calm, steady demeanor makes them successful as show birds or family pets. At first glance, Dominiques and Barred Rocks appear strikingly similar. The strongest difference is the Dominiques possess a rose comb while Barred Rocks possess a single comb.

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French Copper Marans -NEW

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The Maran breed originates from a town called Marans, France. Its a very winter hardy breed with a docile temperament. They are more athletic and take to foraging and free ranging more often than other breeds. The French Copper Marans lay dark brown eggs. *Sold as straight run only. Approx. 175 Medium Eggs/Year | Egg Color: Darker Brown | Mature Wt: Male 6 lbs. Female 4.5 lbs.

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French Cuckoo Marans

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The Maran breed originates from a town called Marans, France. It is a very hardy breed with a docile temperament. This breed tends to be more athletic, taking to foraging and free ranging more often that other breeds. The hens lay dark brown and dark speckled eggs. These tough birds make a great addition to any backyard flock. The French Cuckoo Maran is sold in straight run only. APPROX. 200 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS.

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French Wheaten Marans

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The Maran breed originates from a town called Marans, France. It is a very hardy breed with a docile temperament. This breed tends to be more athletic, taking to foraging and free ranging more often that other breeds. The hens lay dark chocolate eggs. These tough birds make a great addition to any backyard flock. The French Wheaten Maran is sold in straight run only. APPROX. 200 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS.

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Gold Laced Polish -NEW

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The breed name Polish came from the Polish army's feathered caps because it resembled their feathered crests. They originated in Spain and brought to Holland where the Dutch perfected their coloring. They became a popular in France, then started appearing in the United States around the 1830's. A great breed, very docile and even tempered. They are easily surprised due to their feathers limiting their eye sight, making them vulnerable to predators. Sold in straight run only.

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Hatchery Choice Bantams

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The assortment is great for hobby flock owners. You'll get a good mix and variety of bantams, allowing you to get the best of the bantam breeds. Looking for Assorted Old English? Look under the Old English Section?

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Lavender Orpington

Starting at: $7.15
First avail: Dec 26, 2018

One of the best breeds for newcomers to chickens, and for families with young children. Named for the English town where they were developed, Orpingtons come in several feather colors but all are big quiet birds with fluffy feathers that keep them toasty warm during frigid weather. Lavender Orpingtons are sold in straight run only. APPROX. 220 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 8.5 LBS. FEMALE 7 LBS.

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Mille Fleur

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Mille fleur bantams generally have great temperaments, making them easy birds to handle for the novice chicken keeper or for kids. It is because of this that they make excellent pet chickens. Their mahogany feathers with speckles get more and more beautiful after each molt. Mille Fleur in French translates to "thousand flowers". This bantam originated in Belgium. APPROX. 100 SMALL EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: CREAM | MATURE WT: MALE 2.5 LBS. FEMALE 2 LBS.

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New Hampshire Red

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The New Hampshire Red grows a bit faster than the Rhode Island Red and was an important broiler breed until the era of modern hybirds. The New Hampshire Red pullet sports light rusty red feathers and lays about 240 eggs each year. APPROX. 240 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6.5 LBS. FEMALE 6.5 LBS.

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Old English Bantam

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The Old English Bantam originated in England and were raised for cock fighting, a cheap sport that anyone could get involved in. The sport was banned in 1849 and today the birds are raised for exhibition. The upright appearance and confidence in this breed sets it apart and makes it noticeable. Our Old English Bantam Assortment includes many different colors including the Crete, Blue, Barred, Red Pyle, B.B. Red and Silver Duck Wing.

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Plymouth Rock

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In 1620 a band of Pilgrims set foot on Plymouth Rock, and years later a new breed of chickens were named for this famous site. Few birds are as stunningly regal as a Plymouth Rock strolling across a summer lawn. With their New England heritage they don't let January's blizzards interrupt their laying.White Rocks are just as productive as their Barred cousins and are as brilliant white as fresh snow. APPROX. 250 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 9.5 LBS. FEMALE 7.5 LBS.

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Production Red

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First avail: Sep 26, 2018

The Production Red isn't a true sex link, but it performs like one! This breed is one of the most hardy and productive birds Hoover's offers. The hens lay good sized eggs that have strong shell quality. APPROX. 260 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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Red Cochin Bantam

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Red Cochin Bantams are friendly docile chickens that tend to be submissive when kept with more aggressive breeds. The cochins were introduced to the United States around 1850 from China. they require good quality feed and mature in 2 years. They make remarkably good pets, and a pet Cochin can live between 8-10 years. They make excellent brooders because of their calm, maternal nature.

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Rhode Island White -NEW

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The creator of the Rhode Island Whites wanted the two breeds to be similar in body shape so they aren't confused with the White Rocks. They have blocky body figures that are deep and broad. The males make great meat chickens due to their well-rounded breast meat. The breed is known for its great egg laying through the winter and being very calm and docile birds. *Sold as Straight Run only. Approx. 250 Large Eggs/Year | Egg Color: Brown | Mature Wt: Male 8 lbs. Female 6.5 lbs.

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Silver Laced Polish

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The breed name Polish came from the Polish army's feathered caps because it resembled their feathered crests. The chickens originated in Spain and then brought to Holland, where the Dutch perfected their coloring. They became a popular bird in France, then started appearing in the United States around the 1830's. They are a great breed, very docile and even tempered. They are easily surprised due to their feathers limiting their eye sight, making them vulnerable to predators.

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Speckled Sussex

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Speckled Sussex originated in England near AD 43, making them one of the oldest known breeds. The oldest and most common coloring is the speckled breed that has dark brown or mahogany colored feathers, and some black and blue feathers with white ends making the speckles show throughout their plumage.APPROX. 240 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: CREAM | MATURE WT: MALE 9 LBS. FEMALE 7 LBS.

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Spitzhauben

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The Spitzhauben originated in Switzerland. They are black and white speckled with a V-shaped comb. These birds are excellent climbers and love to roost in trees. They do not do well in smaller coops and are very much free-range birds. The hens are very good medium to large white egg layers. Interestingly, Spitzhauben is German for pointed hoods. Sold in straight run only. APPROX. 155 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: WHITE | MATURE WT: MALE 5 LBS. FEMALE 4 LBS.

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Turkens

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The Turkens are not half chicken and half turkey, they are a unique chicken with a bare neck like the turkey and with very little feathering around the breast and wing areas. In spite of their lack of feathers, they are very cold weather tolerant. They are friendly and easy to tame, plus they make for great conversation with curious neighbors. APPROX. 265 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6.5 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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White Crested Black Polish

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The breed name Polish came from the Polish army's feathered caps because it resembled their feathered crests. The chickens originated in Spain and then brought to Holland, where the Dutch perfected their coloring. They became a popular bird in France, then started appearing in the United States around the 1830's. They are a great breed, very docile and even tempered. They are easily surprised due to their feathers limiting their eye sight, making them vulnerable to predators.

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White Jersey Giant -NEW

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When created, the White Jersey Giant was the result of merging the genetics of several large breeds. This breed grows slowly but eventually are a third larger than most other heavy breeds. This breed has an impressive hen that lays about 240 extra-large eggs annually. When younger, the birds will mature relatively quick, but tend to reach marketable meat weight slower than other breeds. Approx. 240 X-Large Eggs/Year | Egg Color: Brown | Mature Wt: Male 11 lbs. Female 9 lbs.

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