Hoover's Hatchery
Menu

Our minimum shipping quantity for chicks is 15. There is a minimum of 5 per sex and breed. We reserve the right to change order minimums as needed.

Sort by

Browse by

Assorted Colored Egg Layer

Starting at: $3.42
First avail: Jun 15, 2021
ORDER NOW

Americana

Starting at: $3.10
First avail: Jun 15, 2021
ORDER NOW

Starlight Green Egger™

Starting at: $4.72
First avail: Jun 15, 2021
ORDER NOW

Assorted Marans- NEW

Starting at: $4.72
First avail: Jun 15, 2021
ORDER NOW

Welsummer

Starting at: $3.10
First avail: Jun 15, 2021
ORDER NOW

Sapphire Olive Egger™

Starting at: $4.72
First avail: Jun 15, 2021
ORDER NOW

Easter Egger- NEW

Starting at: $3.10
First avail: Jun 15, 2021
ORDER NOW

Midnight Majesty Marans™

Starting at: $3.86
First avail: Jun 15, 2021
ORDER NOW

Olive Egger

Starting at: $3.86
First avail: Jun 15, 2021
ORDER NOW

Cuckoo Marans

Starting at: $3.10
First avail: Jun 15, 2021
ORDER NOW

Prairie Bluebell Egger™

Starting at: $4.72
First avail: Jun 15, 2021
ORDER NOW

Barnevelder

Starting at: $3.86
First avail: Jun 15, 2021
ORDER NOW

Assorted Colored Egg Layer

Starting at: $3.42
First avail: Jun 15, 2021

Our Color Egg Production Pack is an great assortment of different rare breeds that will fill your egg basket with a variety of color! "Eggscapes" are all the rage! Filling your egg carton with many different colors adds fun and interest when cooking. Only the best neighbors give these colored eggs away or use them as hostess gifts. We have a full lineup of brown, blue, dark brown, green and olive eggers in this assortment, giving you plenty of "eggscape" options! You may receive any of the following breeds in this assortment: Americana, Olive Egger, Prairie Bluebell Egger™, Sapphire Olive Egger™, Starlight Green Egger™, Midnight Majesty Marans™, French Black Copper Marans, or Cuckoo Marans.{{br}} APPROX 200-250 EGGS/YR | Blue/Brown/Olive/Dk Brown | MATURE WEIGHT 4-7 LBS.

ORDER NOW

Americana

Starting at: $3.10
First avail: Jun 15, 2021

Our Americana will give you an assortment of colors from turquoise, to olive, to light brown eggs. 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}} APPROX. 240 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLORS: BLUE, GREEN, LIGHT BROWN MATURE WT: MALE 5.5 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS.

ORDER NOW

Starlight Green Egger™

Starting at: $4.72
First avail: Jun 15, 2021

The Starlight Green Egger™ is very similar to the Prairie Bluebell Egger™. This breed was created by crossing the Prairie Bluebell Egger™ with a brown egg layer, the result is a chicken breed that lays high quantities of only green eggs. As with the Prairie Bluebell Egger™, the Starlight Green Egger™ is a lightweight and very active breed that is an excellent forager in free-range situations. The plumage color is also highly variable and comes in many beautiful color patterns not typically seen. If you are looking for a bird that consistently lays a green egg and will lay a lot of them, all while having a beautiful color pattern, then the Starlight Green Egger™ will be a great addition to your flock! *There may be a 5% chance for laying brown eggs with this hybrid. APPROX. 280 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: GREEN | MATURE WT: MALE 5 LBS. FEMALE 4 LBS

ORDER NOW

Assorted Marans- NEW

Starting at: $4.72
First avail: Jun 15, 2021

The Marans 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. If you love brown eggs and beautiful birds, this assortment is for you!{{br}} APPROX. 200-250 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR EGG COLOR: DARK BROWN MATURE WT: 5-7 LBS. SINGLE COMB

ORDER NOW

Welsummer

Starting at: $3.10
First avail: Jun 15, 2021

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

ORDER NOW

Sapphire Olive Egger™

Starting at: $4.72
First avail: Jun 15, 2021

The Sapphire Olive Egger™ is both easy on the eyes and the olive eggs are sure to be a great addition to your “eggscape” in your egg carton! This hybrids is a wonderful egg layer and you can't resist that tuft on their heads! These birds can adapt well to different climates, especially warmer ones. APPROX. 240 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: OLIVE | MATURE WT: MALE 7 LBS. FEMALE 6 LBS.

ORDER NOW

Easter Egger- NEW

Starting at: $3.10
First avail: Jun 15, 2021

Our Easter Eggers are a combination of the traditional American Easter Eggers, which typically has a pea comb, beard and green legs, along with the European version of Easter Eggers, which are called Grünleger, which typically have yellow legs, a single comb, and commonly a tuft on its head. The Grünleger are a hybrid cross between a commercial type Legbar, and brown egg laying hens, therefore unlike the American Easter Egger, they will not breed true, with only a portion of the offspring laying colored eggs. {{br}}Overall, the Easter Eggers typically lay colored eggs, but up to 15% of the time you will have one that lays brown or cream eggs.{{br}} APPROX. 240 MEDIUM EGGS/YR|EGG COLOR: COLORED|MATURE WT: 4-6LBS.|SINGLE OR PEA COMB

ORDER NOW

Midnight Majesty Marans™

Starting at: $3.86
First avail: Jun 15, 2021

The Midnight Majesty Marans™ have black plumage and most hatch with feathered feet, but some do not. Deep browns show up through their down feathering underneath, making them a mix of beautiful dark brown and black plumage. The males are barred. This breed will lay dark brown eggs and will lay a lot of them! You will truly enjoy this breed in your backyard flock and its dark eggs in your egg carton! These hybrids perform well in many different climates. APPROX. 250 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: DARK BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 7 LBS. FEMALE 6 LBS.

ORDER NOW

Olive Egger

Starting at: $3.86
First avail: Jun 15, 2021

Our Olive Eggers come from a couple of different crosses. We have one line that is a cross of Americanas and French Cuckoo Marans. With this hybrid, most of the females will be black but a few will come out blue. We also have another cross that is between Legbars and Welsummers, our goal with these is to create a green egg that is speckled similar to the Welsummers. Both of these crosses have a chance of laying brown eggs. APPROX. 240 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLORS: OLIVE | MATURE WT: MALE 5.5 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS.

ORDER NOW

Cuckoo Marans

Starting at: $3.10
First avail: Jun 15, 2021

The Cuckoo Maran is a dual purpose bird, with the male maturing at 7-8 lbs. and the female adult weighing in at 6 lbs. The hens will produce 150-200 brown eggs per year. They are a fast growing and extremely hardy bird that will thrive in most climates. They are a striking bird with a beautiful barred black and white pattern. The Marans 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. {{br}} APPROX. 200 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS.

ORDER NOW

Prairie Bluebell Egger™

Starting at: $4.72
First avail: Jun 15, 2021

Our Prairie Bluebell Egger™ lays a novel blue egg but produces higher quality eggs than a pure Araucana. This breed was created by crossing Araucanas and White Leghorns, this creates a chicken that lays a large quantity of eggs that have blue shells. The Prairie Bluebell Egger™ is an active bird that is very good at foraging. They are lightweight and do not eat as much as larger breeds. Plumage color varies considerably among individuals, so you can count on having a great variety of beautiful color patterns. APPROX. 280 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BLUE | MATURE WT: MALE 5 LBS. FEMALE 4 LBS.

ORDER NOW

Barnevelder

Starting at: $3.86
First avail: Jun 15, 2021

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. {{br}}APPROX. 180 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6.5 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

ORDER NOW
Blog - News From the Coop

GET IN TOUCH

641-323-6100

P.O. BOX 200 RUDD, IA 50471, USA

sales@hoovershatchery.com

GET SOCIAL