Hoover's Hatchery

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.


  • Red Cochin Bantams are friendly docile chickens that tend to be submissive when kept with more aggressive breeds. The cochins were introduced to the U.S. around 1850 from China. they require good quality feed and mature in 2 years. They make remarkably good pets, and a pet Cochin can live between 8-10 years. They make excellent brooders because of their calm, maternal nature.

    *Sold as straight run only.

    Purpose: Ornamental Production: 104 Small Brown Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Friendly, Gentle Mature Weight: 2-3 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Often, Make Good Mothers Comb Type: Single Comb

    **Minimum Order Requirements – 20 Bantams For Safe Shipping**
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Important: Our minimum bantam shipping quantity is 20. We do not ship bantams with other species of fowl for the safety of the birds.
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P.O. BOX 200 RUDD, IA 50471, USA