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Hatchery Choice Rare

Starting at: $2.70
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Prairie Bluebell Egger - NEW

Starting at: $4.40
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Midnight Majesty Marans -NEW

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Sapphire Olive Egger - NEW

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Starlight Green Egger - NEW

Starting at: $4.40
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Lavender Orpington

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Speckled Sussex

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Light Brahma

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Cuckoo Marans

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Buff Brahma

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Salmon Faverolle

Starting at: $3.65
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Welsummer

Starting at: $3.68
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Columbian Wyandotte

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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French Cuckoo Marans

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Dominique

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Appenzellar Spitzhauben

Starting at: $3.15
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Olive Egger -NEW

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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French Wheaten Marans

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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French Black Copper Marans

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Barnevelder

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Silver Lakenvelder -NEW

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Dark Brahma

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 9, 2019
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Blue Andalusian -NEW

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 16, 2019
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Partridge Rock -NEW

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 16, 2019
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Blue Laced Red Wyandotte

Starting at: $7.35
First avail: Jul 9, 2019
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Cochin Large Fowl - NEW

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 23, 2019
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Turkens

Starting at: $3.55
First avail: Jul 1, 2019
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Hatchery Choice Rare

Starting at: $2.70
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

Hatchery Choice Rare will be any assortment of rare breeds based on availability from any bird that has a "Rare Breed" banner. The assortment will not include bantams. Breeds that could be included in this assortment: Partridge Plymouth Rock,Midnight Majesty Marans, Sapphire Olive Egger, Speckled Sussex, Blue Andalusian, Silver Lakenvelder, Cuckoo Marans, French Black Copper Marans, French Cuckoo Marans, French Wheaten Marans, Welsummer, Barnvelder, Prairie Bluebell Egger, Starlight Green Egger, Olive Egger, Salmon Faverolle, Cochin, Turkens, Blue Laced Red Wyandotte, Columbian Wyandotte, Light Brahma, Buff Brahma, Dark Brahma, Lavender Orpington. There is no guarantee which breeds will be included. This is based on availability on the day of hatch.

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Prairie Bluebell Egger - NEW

Starting at: $4.40
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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.

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Midnight Majesty Marans -NEW

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

The Midnight Majesty Maran has 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.

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Sapphire Olive Egger - NEW

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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.

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Starlight Green Egger - NEW

Starting at: $4.40
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

The Starlight Green Egger is very similar to the Prairie Bluebell Egger. This breed was created by crossing the Bluebell Egger with a brown egg layer, the result is a chicken breed that lays high quantities of only green eggs. As with the Bluebell Egger, the Startlight Green Egger is a light weight 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! APPROX. 280 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: GREEN | MATURE WT: MALE 5 LBS. FEMALE 4 LBS

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Lavender Orpington

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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. APPROX. 220 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 8.5 LBS. FEMALE 7 LBS.

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Speckled Sussex

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

Speckled Sussex originated in England near AD 43, making them one of the oldest known breeds. The oldest and most common coloring is the speckled breed that has dark brown or mahogany colored feathers, and some black and blue feathers with white ends making the speckles show throughout their plumage.APPROX. 240 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: CREAM | MATURE WT: MALE 9 LBS. FEMALE 7 LBS.

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Light Brahma

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

This perfect backyard chicken breed is named for India’s Brahmaputra River. The breed probably came to the United States on Nineteenth Century sailing ships or it may have been developed here from other Asian breeds. Either way, Brahmas are enormous. Hens weigh about 10 pounds with loose fluffy feathers that make them look even 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. APPROX. 200 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 18 LBS. FEMALE 14 LBS.

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Cuckoo Marans

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

The Maran 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. APPROX. 200 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS.

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Buff Brahma

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

This perfect backyard chicken breed is named for India’s Brahmaputra River. The breed probably came to the United States on Nineteenth Century sailing ships or it may have been developed here from other Asian breeds. Either way, Brahmas are enormous. Hens weigh about 10 pounds with loose fluffy feathers that make them look even 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. APPROX. 200 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 18 LBS. Female 14 LBS.

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Salmon Faverolle

Starting at: $3.65
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

People own Salmon Faverolles for their silliness and their steady egg production. These bearded beauties are great docile birds that are very friendly. The breed originated in France and became the premier meat and egg laying breed at the Paris market in the late 1800s. The salmon color s the most prominent in Europe and where they are available in the United States. APPROX. 180 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: LIGHT BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 5 LBS. FEMALE 4 LBS.

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Welsummer

Starting at: $3.68
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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

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Columbian Wyandotte

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

These Columbian Wyandottes aren't all show with their elegantly patterned feathers, they make great egg layers too! Wyandottes are one of the most strikingly beautiful chickens to grace a backyard flock. They were developed in New York, have a quiet temperament, and are one of the most winter hardy breeds. APPROX. 245 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 7LBS FEMALE 5 LBS.

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French Cuckoo Marans

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

The Maran breed originates from a town called Marans, France. It is a very hardy breed with a docile temperament. This breed tends to be more athletic, taking to foraging and free ranging more often that other breeds. The hens lay dark brown and dark speckled eggs. These tough birds make a great addition to any backyard flock. APPROX. 200 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS.

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Dominique

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

The Dominique is considered a “heritage” bird because it is considered America's oldest breed of chicken. Dominique hens tend to be calm and personable. Their calm, steady demeanor makes them successful as show birds or family pets. At first glance, Dominiques and Barred Rocks appear strikingly similar. The strongest difference is the Dominiques possess a rose comb while Barred Rocks possess a single comb. APPROX. 245 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS

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Appenzellar Spitzhauben

Starting at: $3.15
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

The Spitzhauben originated in Switzerland. They are black and white speckled with a V-shaped comb. These birds are excellent climbers and love to roost in trees. They do not do well in smaller coops and are very much free-range birds. The hens are very good medium to large white egg layers. Interestingly, Spitzhauben is German for pointed hoods. Sold in straight run only. APPROX. 155 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: WHITE | MATURE WT: MALE 5 LBS. FEMALE 4 LBS.

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Olive Egger -NEW

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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: BLUE, GREEN, LIGHT BROWN MATURE WT: MALE 5.5 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS.

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French Wheaten Marans

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

The Maran breed originates from a town called Marans, France. It is a very hardy breed with a docile temperament. This breed tends to be more athletic, taking to foraging and free ranging more often that other breeds. The hens lay dark chocolate eggs. These tough birds make a great addition to any backyard flock. APPROX. 200 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS.

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French Black Copper Marans

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

The Maran breed originates from a town called Marans, France. Its a very winter hardy breed with a docile temperament. They are more athletic and take to foraging and free ranging more often than other breeds. The French Copper Marans lay dark brown eggs. APPROX. 175 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: DARKER BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. Female 4.5 LBS.

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Barnevelder

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

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

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Silver Lakenvelder -NEW

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

The Lakenvelder is an old German breed that is famous for its unique color pattern. The neck, saddle, and tail feathers of the Lakenvelder are black, while the wings, back, and breast are white. The pattern gives them a belted look similar to Dutch Belted cattle and Hampshire hogs. The sharp contrast of black and white feathers makes them an interesting bird to have and admire. In addition to their unique color, they are also very good egg layers. They are a lightweight active breed that is well adapted to free-ranging. The Lakenvelder is a unique and rare breed that would add interest to any flock, all while producing lots of eggs for the table. APPROX. 280 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: WHITE | MATURE WT: MALE 5 LBS. FEMALE 4 LBS.

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Dark Brahma

Starting at: $4.35
First avail: Jul 9, 2019

This perfect backyard chicken breed is named after India's Brahmaputra River. The breed probably came to the United States on Nineteenth Century sailing ships, these 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. They sometimes go broody, and are attentive mothers. APPROX. 200 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 18 LBS. FEMALE 14 LBS.

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Blue Andalusian -NEW

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 16, 2019

The original ancestors of the Andalusian came from Spain, but British poultry fanciers are believed to be the ones to really perfect the breed. The Andalusian is most well-known for its striking blue plumage. The ground color of the Andalusian is slate blue with each feather being laced with darker blue. Their large red combs and wattles and white earlobes truly make a stunning and beautiful bird. They have an active disposition and are known to be excellent foragers. The males will develop a large, full tail at maturity along with long flowing saddle and hackle feathers. They are very prolific egg layers and, like all Mediterranean breeds, can handle hot temperatures well. This breed hatches black, blue, and splash coloring; there is no guarantee what color you will receive. APPROX. 280 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: WHITE | MATURE WT: MALE 7 LBS. FEMALE 5.5 LBS

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Partridge Rock -NEW

Starting at: $2.85
First avail: Jul 16, 2019

The Partridge Plymouth Rock is an American creation developed by mixing Partridge Cochin, Dark Cornish, and Golden Wyandotte. Other reports suggest that Brown Leghorns and Golden Penciled Hamburgs were also used to create this beautiful variety of Plymouth Rock. The Partridge Plymouth Rock combines all of the excellent utility traits and hardiness of other Plymouth Rocks with the intricate pattern known as Partridge. The males feature dark red hackle and saddle feathers with a black tail and breast. While the female’s feathers are a rich mahogany brown delicately marked with two to three concentric black bands known as penciling. The feather pattern is even more stunning upon close examination. Like other Plymouth Rocks, they have a gentle temperament and are not only good egg layers, but also grow to a large size, making them excellent dual-purpose chickens. APPROX. 250 LARGE EGGS/YEAREGG COLOR: BROWNMATURE WT: MALE 9.5 LBS. FEMALE 7.5 LBS.

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Blue Laced Red Wyandotte

Starting at: $7.35
First avail: Jul 9, 2019

These lacy girls aren't 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 one of the most winter hardy of all breeds. *SOLD AS STRAIGHT RUN ONLY APPROX. 245 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: CREAM | MATURE WT: MALE 7 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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Cochin Large Fowl - NEW

Starting at: $3.64
First avail: Jul 23, 2019

The large fowl Cochin is an ancient breed originally from China. When they first arrived in the United States 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 including Buff, Blue, Black, and Partridge. APPROX. 175 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 11 LBS. FEMALE 8.5 LB

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Turkens

Starting at: $3.55
First avail: Jul 1, 2019

The Turkens are not half chicken and half turkey, they are a unique chicken with a bare neck like the turkey and with very little feathering around the breast and wing areas. In spite of their lack of feathers, they are very cold weather tolerant. They are friendly and easy to tame, plus they make for great conversation with curious neighbors. APPROX. 265 LARGE EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6.5 LBS. FEMALE 5 LBS.

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