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Hatchery Choice Dual Purpose

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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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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Lavender Orpington

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

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

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

Starting at: $3.82
First avail: Mar 4, 2024
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Chantecler Variety Pack

Starting at: $4.71
First avail: Mar 5, 2024
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Hatchery Choice Dual Purpose

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

This assortment may include any bird in the Dual-Purpose category or that has a Dual-Purpose label and it is based on availability. You will love the flexibility that most of these breeds offer, they are all great egg layers and make great additions to your dinner table. Breeds that may be included in your assortment may be Barred Rock, Black Australorp, Black Jersey Giant, Buff Orpington, Delaware, New Hampshire, or Rainbow depending on the availability on your chosen hatch day. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 250-325 Brown Medium to X-Large Eggs/Year Temperament: Varies by Breed Mature Weight: 5-9 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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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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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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Olive Egger

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

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 crosses have a chance of laying brown eggs. {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 260 Large Olive Eggs/Year Temperament: Mellow, Active, Friendly, Docile Mature Weight: 5-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: Pea Comb

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Bielefelder

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

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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Rainbow

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

The Rainbow is a dual-purpose bird that has one of the most unique feather color patterns you will ever see. It has every color you can imagine, and no two birds look alike. The best part about this breed is that they make wonderful birds for small backyard flocks allowing you to butcher them or keep the hens for eggs! {{br}} Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 250 Medium Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Calm, Social Mature Weight: 7-8 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally Comb Type: Single Comb

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Chantecler Variety Pack

Starting at: $4.71
First avail: Mar 5, 2024

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. We offer Buff and Partridge Chanteclers with no guarantee in the number of colors of each. {{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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