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Cochin Variety Pack - Large Fowl

Starting at: $4.44
First avail: Feb 8, 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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Assorted Brown Egg Layer

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

Starting at: $4.52
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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Barnevelder

Starting at: $4.44
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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Barred Rock

Starting at: $3.21
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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Bielefelder

Starting at: $6.64
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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Black Australorp

Starting at: $3.21
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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Black Jersey Giant

Starting at: $3.21
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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Black Sex-Link

Starting at: $3.21
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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Blue Laced Gold Wyandotte

Starting at: $4.44
First avail: Feb 7, 2023
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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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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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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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Assorted Marans

Starting at: $4.52
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

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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Barnevelder

Starting at: $4.44
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

Barnevelders are 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. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 160 Large Dark Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Curious, Active, Gentle Mature Weight: 5-7 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally Comb Type: Single Comb

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Barred Rock

Starting at: $3.21
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

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 do not let winter blizzards interrupt laying. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 250 Large Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Calm, Docile, Easy to Care For Mature Weight: 5-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: Single Comb

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Bielefelder

Starting at: $6.64
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

The Bielefelder is a recent import to the U.S. that originated in Bielefeld, Germany. A poultry breeder by the name of Gerd Roth developed the breed by crossing New Hampshires, Malines, Amrocks, and Wyandottes to create an auto-sexing, dual-purpose breed. Auto-sexing means that day-old chicks can be sexed when they hatched based on their coloring. Day-old pullet chicks have brown “chipmunk stripes” on their backs, while cockerel chicks are a much lighter shade and do not have any stripes. Adult Bielefelders are beautiful birds and have a color pattern similar to the crele color pattern found in other breeds. The hens have a brown ground color overlaid with faint bars of white and gray. Males have orange barred hackles, backs, and saddles with the tails and breast being black with white barring. Bielefelders are an excellent dual-purpose breed that lays an abundance of brown eggs while still having a well-fleshed carcass. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 230 X-Large Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Calm, Curious, Active, Friendly Mature Weight: 6-10 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: Single Comb

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Black Australorp

Starting at: $3.21
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

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

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Black Jersey Giant

Starting at: $3.21
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

In the late 1800s 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 quickly, but they tend to reach a marketable meat weight slower than other breeds. It can take up to nine months for this bird to fill out its meat proportions. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 240 X-Large Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Easy Going Mature Weight: 8-9 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally Comb Type: Single Comb

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Black Sex-Link

Starting at: $3.21
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

The Black Sex-Link is an excellent brown egg layer. It was 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. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 250 Large Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Gentle, Active Mature Weight: 5-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: Single Comb

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Blue Laced Gold Wyandotte

Starting at: $4.44
First avail: Feb 7, 2023

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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