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Hatchery Choice Egg Layer

Starting at: $2.29
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Assorted Brown Egg Layer

Starting at: $2.39
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ISA Brown

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Asian Black

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Rhode Island Red

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Barred Rock

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Buff Orpington

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Sapphire Gem TM

Starting at: $3.68
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Rudd Ranger - NEW

Starting at: $3.05
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Black Australorp

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Black Sex Link

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Silver Laced Wyandotte

Starting at: $2.69
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Lavender Orpington

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Light Brahma

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Gold Laced Wyandotte

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Black Jersey Giant

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Cinnamon Queen

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Delaware

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Calico Princess

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Golden Comet

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Amberlink

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Golden Polish

Starting at: $3.15
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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New Hampshire Red

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Dominique

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Production Red

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Appenzellar Spitzhauben

Starting at: $3.15
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Rhode Island White

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 9, 2019
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White Jersey Giant

Starting at: $3.68
First avail: Jul 9, 2019
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Buckeye -NEW

Starting at: $3.65
First avail: Jul 16, 2019
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Partridge Rock -NEW

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 16, 2019
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Blue Laced Red Wyandotte

Starting at: $7.35
First avail: Jul 9, 2019
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Cochin Large Fowl - NEW

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 23, 2019
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Turkens

Starting at: $3.55
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Hatchery Choice Egg Layer

Starting at: $2.29
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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: $2.39
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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 of any of the following breeds: Amberlink, Asian Black, Barred Rock, Black Australorp, Black Jersey Giant, Black Sex Link, Buckeye, Buff Orpington, Cinnamon Queen, Golden Comet, Golden Laced Wyandotte, ISA Brown, New Hampshire Red, Partridge Rock, Production Red, Rainbow, Rhode Island Red, Silver Laced Wyandotte, Turkens, White Rock.

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ISA Brown

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

One of the top sellers in the industry because of the number of eggs they lay and their demeanor. The ISA Browns have 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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Asian Black

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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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Rhode Island Red

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

Rhode Island may be America’s smallest state but the breed developed there in the late 1800s made huge changes in chicken husbandry. The Rhode Island Red’s amazing ability to lay about 265 eggs a year made it famous worldwide and became the parent of several modern hybrid egg layers. These 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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Barred Rock

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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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Buff Orpington

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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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Sapphire Gem TM

Starting at: $3.68
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

Our Sapphire Gem TM will amaze you with its grey to light grey plumage. This Czech breed is an excellent egg layer and a great forager. It does well in hot and cold climates and is a breed very close to the Old Andalusians. Please note that gray to light gray plumage is referred to as blue or lavender feathering in the chicken industry. APPROX. 290 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 7 LBS. FEMALE 6 LBS.

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Rudd Ranger - NEW

Starting at: $3.05
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

We’re so proud of our meat birds here at Hoover’s that we just had to name one after our little town of Rudd, Iowa. This "haus" loves to free range and finishes out slower than the Cornish Cross Broiler, but the wait is worth it! The Rudd Ranger is a versatile bird that can be raised in more confined areas or in free-range environments but prefers the latter. Just like our wonderful Rudd residents, these birds are docile and get along with most other breeds. They have red plumage with dark tail and wing feathers. When dressed, the Rudd Ranger’s body is more proportional compared to a broiler, making the dark meat almost equal the breast meat. MATURE WT: MALE 11 LBS. FEMALE 8 LBS.

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Black Australorp

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

The Australorp, an Australian breed, was selected for its high egg production, and was developed primarily from Black Orpingtons that were exported from England in the 1890s to early 1900. Australian breeders selected these large Black Orpingtons because of their efficient egg production and Orpington shape. Today, the Australorp is still a favorite egg producer in small and backyard flocks. Despite their record-breaking egg production, they are still considered a dual-purpose breed that grows at a good rate and has a well-fleshed carcass. The plumage is pure black with an intense beetle-green sheen that is breathtaking when seen in the sunlight. Their legs and toes are also black while the bottoms of the feet are white. APPROX. 250 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 8 LBS. FEMALE 6.5 LBS.

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Black Sex Link

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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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Silver Laced Wyandotte

Starting at: $2.69
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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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Lavender Orpington

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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. APPROX. 220 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 8.5 LBS. FEMALE 7 LBS.

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Light Brahma

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

This perfect backyard chicken breed is named for India’s Brahmaputra River. The breed probably came to the United States on Nineteenth Century sailing ships or it may have been developed here from other Asian breeds. Either way, Brahmas are enormous. Hens weigh about 10 pounds with loose fluffy feathers that make them look even bigger. 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. Hens lay about 200 medium-sized brown eggs annually, 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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Gold Laced Wyandotte

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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. APPROX. 245 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: CREAM | MATURE WT: MALE 7 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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Black Jersey Giant

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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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Cinnamon Queen

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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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Delaware

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

Developed in 1940 by George Ellis in the state of Delaware, these hardy birds make great dual-purpose breeds to add to any flock. They have white plumage with some black barring on the feather ends of their hackles. This breed matures quickly and the hens make great egg layers. The Delaware breed does well in free- range environments and this should be kept in mind when selecting these birds for your backyard or farm. This breed also tends to be 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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Calico Princess

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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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Golden Comet

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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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Amberlink

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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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Golden Polish

Starting at: $3.15
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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 AS STRAIGHT RUN ONLY APPROX. 110 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: WHITE | MATURE WT: MALE 5 LBS. FEMALE 4 LBS.

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New Hampshire Red

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

New Hampshire Red poultry breeders likely envied Rhode Island for having a chicken breed named for their state. By the mid-1930s they’d perfected a breed in the Granite State that grows a bit faster than the Rhode Island and was an important broiler breed until the era of modern hybrids. New Hampshire Red pullets sport light rusty red feathers and lay 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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Dominique

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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. APPROX. 245 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS

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Production Red

Starting at: $2.54
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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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Appenzellar Spitzhauben

Starting at: $3.15
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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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Rhode Island White

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 9, 2019

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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White Jersey Giant

Starting at: $3.68
First avail: Jul 9, 2019

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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Buckeye -NEW

Starting at: $3.65
First avail: Jul 16, 2019

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 WT: MALE 9 LBS. FEMALE: 6.5 LBS.

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Partridge Rock -NEW

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 16, 2019

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. 250 LARGE EGGS/YEAREGG COLOR: BROWNMATURE WT: MALE 9.5 LBS. FEMALE 7.5 LBS.

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Blue Laced Red Wyandotte

Starting at: $7.35
First avail: Jul 9, 2019

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. *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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Cochin Large Fowl - NEW

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 23, 2019

The large fowl Cochin is an ancient breed originally from China. When they first arrived in the United States they were immensely popular and were used to develop many American breeds such as the Plymouth Rock and Rhode Island Red. Although originally prized as a meat bird, Cochins today are primarily bred for exhibition. They have a docile temperament and are very cold-hardy thanks to their abundant, loose-fitting plumage. The hens are also well known for their broody instincts and mothering ability. They come in several beautiful plumage colors including Buff, Blue, Black, and Partridge. APPROX. 175 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 11 LBS. FEMALE 8.5 LB

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Turkens

Starting at: $3.55
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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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