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BBQ Special

Starting at: $3.04
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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Cornish Game Hens

Starting at: $3.16
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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Cochin Variety Pack - Large Fowl

Starting at: $4.44
First avail: Feb 8, 2023
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Rudd Ranger™

Starting at: $3.67
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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Chantecler Variety Pack

Starting at: $4.44
First avail: Feb 8, 2023
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Amberlink

Starting at: $3.21
First avail: May 1, 2023
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Americana

Starting at: $3.60
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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Ancona

Starting at: $4.44
First avail: May 3, 2023
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Andalusian

Starting at: $4.44
First avail: Feb 8, 2023
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Appenzellar Spitzhauben

Starting at: $3.17
First avail: Feb 8, 2023
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Assorted Brahmas

Starting at: $3.70
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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Assorted Brown Egg Layer

Starting at: $3.00
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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BBQ Special

Starting at: $3.04
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

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 Game Hens

Starting at: $3.16
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

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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Cochin Variety Pack - Large Fowl

Starting at: $4.44
First avail: Feb 8, 2023

The large fowl Cochin is an ancient breed originally from China. When they first arrived in the U.S., 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 and may including Buff, Blue, Black, or Partridge. There are no guarantees of which colors you will receive in this variety pack. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 175 Medium Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Friendly Mature Weight: 6-7 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally Comb Type: Single Comb

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Rudd Ranger™

Starting at: $3.67
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

We are 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 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 tails 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. {{br}} Purpose: Meat Bird Production: Matures Between 12-14 Weeks Temperament: Docile, Active Mature Weigh t: 8-11 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy

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Chantecler Variety Pack

Starting at: $4.44
First avail: Feb 8, 2023

Partridge Chantecler males have brilliant rich red plumage on the neck and saddle with black tails and breasts while the females are a rich mahogany brown with each feather having intricate black markings known as “penciling”. Buff Chanteclers are a beautiful golden buff color, similar to the coloring of the Buff Orpington. The Chantecler is a cold-hardy, Dual-Purpose breed that was originally developed in Canada in the early 1900s. The first Chanteclers were created by crossing Wyandottes, Cochins, Cornish, and Leghorns. The goal was to create a hardy, Dual-Purpose bird that could withstand the harsh Canadian winters, lay a good number of eggs, and produce a good carcass for the table. Chanteclers feature small cushion combs along with small, practically non-existent, wattles and dense feathering. All these traits make them very well suited to cold northern climates. You will receive a good mix of both varieties in this assortment, with no guarantee in the number of each color. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 200 Medium Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Calm, Gentle Mature Weight: 6-7 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Often Comb Type: Small Cushion Comb

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Amberlink

Starting at: $3.21
First avail: May 1, 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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Americana

Starting at: $3.60
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

Our Americana will give you an assortment of colored eggs 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. {{br}} Purpose: Egg Layer Production: 240 Medium Colored Eggs/Year. Temperament: Docile, Friendly Mature Weight: 4-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally Comb Type: Pea Comb

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Ancona

Starting at: $4.44
First avail: May 3, 2023

The Ancona is an old Italian breed that is known for its ability to lay lots of white-shelled eggs. They are a lightweight breed that can have either a single or rose comb. The males develop long flowing tail feathers that make them especially eye-catching. The plumage is black with white-tipped feathers, this is known as mottling. With each molt, birds tend to get whiter. They are active birds, are great foragers, and thanks to their smaller size they eat less than larger breeds. {{br}} Purpose: Egg Layer Production: 240 Medium White Eggs/Year Temperament: Social, Active, Vocal Mature Weight: 4-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally Comb Type: Single Comb

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Andalusian

Starting at: $4.44
First avail: Feb 8, 2023

The original ancestors of the Andalusian came from Spain, but British poultry fanciers are believed to be the ones to perfect the breed. The Andalusian is most well-known for its striking blue plumage, with ground color being slate blue and each feather being laced with darker blue. Their large red combs, wattles, and white earlobes make a beautiful bird. They have an active disposition and are known to be excellent foragers. The males will develop a large, full tail at maturity along with long flowing saddle and hackle feathers. Like all Mediterranean breeds, they can handle hot temperatures well. This breed hatches black, blue, and splash coloring; there is no guarantee what color you will receive. {{br}} Purpose: Egg Layer Production: 265 Medium White Eggs/Year Temperament: Active, Energetic, Vocal Mature Weight: 4-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: Single Comb

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Appenzellar Spitzhauben

Starting at: $3.17
First avail: Feb 8, 2023

The Appenzeller 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 free-range birds. The hens will lay medium white eggs. Interestingly, Spitzhauben is German for pointed hoods. {{br}} Purpose: Ornamental Production: 155 Medium White Eggs/Year Temperament: Active, Alert Mature Weight: 4-5 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: V Comb

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Assorted Brahmas

Starting at: $3.70
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

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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Assorted Brown Egg Layer

Starting at: $3.00
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

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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