Hoover's Hatchery

We want to ensure that we get your order shipped as soon as possible, so we have temporarily increased our minimum chick and bantam quantity per breed and sex to 5. Our minimum per order is still 15 chicks and 20 bantams.


  • The distinctive markings of the Magpie breed make it unique among ducks and a beautiful addition to any flock. The back, tail, and top of the head are either black or blue, while the remainder of the bird is white with sharp, clear distinctions between the white and colored areas. This Welsh breed was developed in the 1900s by M.C. Gower Williams and Oliver Drake as a beautiful yet productive bird. It is believed to have been created from a mix of Runner, Huttegem, and Termonde ducks. The Magpie first arrived in the United States in the 1960s, and they are regarded as fi ne egg producers. They are active foragers as well. APPROX. 200 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: TINTED WHITE | MATURE WT: 4-5 LBS.
Next available shipping date: February 16, 2021
SEX 1-24 25+ qty
Unsexed $7.05 $6.90
Order limit: 15
Important: Our minimum chick quantity is 5 per breed and sex with a total of 15 chicks needed in an order. We appreciate your understanding as the global pandemic brought an unprecedented situation in 2020; we want to do everything we can to best serve you in 2021. We reserve the right to change order minimums as needed.
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