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Hatchery Choice Egg Layer

Starting at: $3.18
First avail: Mar 4, 2024
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Assorted Brown Egg Layer

Starting at: $3.18
First avail: Mar 4, 2024
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Blue Laced Gold Wyandotte

Starting at: $4.71
First avail: Mar 4, 2024
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Delaware

Starting at: $3.40
First avail: Mar 4, 2024
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Buff Brahma

Starting at: $5.35
First avail: Mar 5, 2024
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Gold Laced Wyandotte

Starting at: $3.40
First avail: Mar 4, 2024
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Assorted Marans

Starting at: $4.79
First avail: Mar 4, 2024
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Cinnamon Queen

Starting at: $3.40
First avail: Mar 4, 2024
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Light Brahma

Starting at: $3.82
First avail: Mar 4, 2024
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Sapphire Splash®

Starting at: $4.71
First avail: Mar 4, 2024
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Sapphire Gem®

Starting at: $4.71
First avail: Mar 4, 2024
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Lavender Orpington

Starting at: $7.04
First avail: Mar 4, 2024
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Hatchery Choice Egg Layer

Starting at: $3.18
First avail: Mar 4, 2024

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: $3.18
First avail: Mar 4, 2024

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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Blue Laced Gold Wyandotte

Starting at: $4.71
First avail: Mar 4, 2024

These lacy girls are not 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 one of the most winter-hardy breeds. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 200 Medium Cream Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Friendly Mature Weight: 6-7 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Often Comb Type: Rose Comb

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Delaware

Starting at: $3.40
First avail: Mar 4, 2024

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, friendly, and docile. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 260 Large Brown Eggs/Year. Temperament: Docile, Calm, Friendly Mature Weight: 6-7 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: Single Comb

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Buff Brahma

Starting at: $5.35
First avail: Mar 5, 2024

This perfect backyard chicken breed is named for India’s Brahmaputra River. The breed probably came to the U.S. on Nineteenth Century sailing ships, or it may have been developed here from other Asian breeds. Either way, 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. Hens lay about 200 medium-sized brown eggs annually, sometimes go broody, and are attentive mothers. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 200 Medium Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Calm, Friendly, Docile Mature Weight: 7-8 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Often Comb Type: Pea Comb

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Gold Laced Wyandotte

Starting at: $3.40
First avail: Mar 4, 2024

Wyandottes are not 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. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 245 Medium Cream Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Calm, Easy Going Mature Weight: 5-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally Comb Type: Rose Comb

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Assorted Marans

Starting at: $4.79
First avail: Mar 4, 2024

The Marans breed originated from 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. If you love brown eggs and beautiful birds, this assortment is for you! {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 200-250 Medium to Large Dark Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Friendly, Easily Handled, Calm Mature Weight: 5-8 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Often Comb Type: Single Comb

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Cinnamon Queen

Starting at: $3.40
First avail: Mar 4, 2024

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. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 250 Large Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Easy Going Mature Weight: 5-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally Comb Type: Rose or Single Comb

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Light Brahma

Starting at: $3.82
First avail: Mar 4, 2024

This perfect backyard chicken breed is named for India’s Brahmaputra River. The breed probably came to the U.S. on Nineteenth Century sailing ships, or it may have been developed here from other Asian breeds. Hens weigh about 5-6 pounds with loose fluffy feathers that make them look 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. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 200 Medium Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Calm, Friendly, Docile Mature Weight: 5-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally Comb Type: Pea Comb

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Sapphire Splash®

Starting at: $4.71
First avail: Mar 4, 2024

Our Sapphire Splash® is a rebel rendition of our Sapphire Gem, with a mix of light to medium dark gray plumage and specks of darker feathering showing up throughout its body. This Czech breed has great performance just like its other Czech cousins. It is both cold and hot weather hardy and is a high performing egg producer. {{br}}Please note that due to its splash coloring the colors of the bird will vary. {{br}} Purpose: Egg Layer Production: 290 Large Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Easy to Care For Mature Weight: 6-7 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally Comb Type: Single Comb

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Sapphire Gem®

Starting at: $4.71
First avail: Mar 4, 2024

Our Sapphire Gem® 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 grey to light grey plumage is referred to as blue or lavender feathering in the chicken industry. {{br}} Purpose: Egg Layer Production: 290 X-Large Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Easy to Care For Mature Weight: 6-7 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally Comb Type: Single Comb

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Lavender Orpington

Starting at: $7.04
First avail: Mar 4, 2024

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. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 220 Medium Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Calm, Gentle, Friendly, Good with Children Mature Weight: 7-8 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally Comb Type: Single Comb

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