Poultry

Chick Days 2020

Chicks are arriving weekly through Chick Season. All scheduled chick arrivals are subject to timely hatching and shipping. Chicks should be available on or around the dates below.

Quantities of chicks available each week is limited. First come, first served.

CHICK DAYS, our annual special event with special prices on feed and chicks, will be APRIL 3rd and 4th!

Which chicks are coming?

Ameraucana

Blue Laced Red Wyandotte

Gold Laced Cochin

Black Silkie Bantam

Assorted Ducks

Friday, February 14th

Rhode Island Red pullets

Buff Orpington pullets

Black Australorp pullets

Friday, February 21st

Ameraucana pullets

Barred Rock pullets

Welsummer pullets

Friday, February 28th

Rhode Island Red pullets

Buff Orpington pullets

Blue Laced Red Wyandotte pullets

Thursday, March 5th

Black Silkie Bantam

Blue Silkie Bantam

Buff Silkie Bantam

Friday, March 6th

Ameraucana pullets

Barred Rock pullets

Golden Sex Link pullets

Speckled Sussex pullets

Friday, March 13th

Blue Plymouth pullets

Black Australorp pullets

Blue Cochin pullets

Gold Laced Cochin pullets

Partridge Cochin pullets

Assorted Ducks

Thursday, March 19th

Black Silkie Bantam

Blue Silkie Bantam

White Silkie Bantam

Friday, March 20th

Olive Egger pullets

Rhode Island Red pullets

Blue Wyandotte pullets

Welsummer pullets

Friday, March 27th

Ameraucana pullets

Buff Orpington pullets

Cuckoo Maran pullets

Assorted Ducks

CHICK DAYS

Friday, April 3rd and

Saturday, April 4th

Straight Run (mixed breed and gender)

Rhode Island Red pullets

Buff Orpington pullets

Barred Rock pullets

Production Red pullets

Assorted Ducks

Thursday, April 16th

Broad Breasted Bronze Turkeys

Broad Breasted White Turkeys

Assorted Crested and Polish pullets

Assorted Frizzle Bantams

Thursday, April 23rd

Broad Breasted Bronze Turkeys

Broad Breasted White Turkeys

Friday, April 24th

Olive Egger pullets

Turken (Naked-Neck) pullets

SPECIAL ORDERS

If you desire any other breeds or unusual quantities, please ask about special orders. 

 

Special orders are subject to minimums and a few other guidelines. We are happy to talk to you about your needs and then we'll check on hatch dates and availability before confirming an order.

Once confirmed, special orders must be pre-paid. 

Production Red

Olive Egger

Turken

Which chicks should I get?

The breed of chick you choose depends upon your needs and what you want to accomplish. Here are a few characteristics that can help you decide.

Ameraucana - a breed popular for its blue and multi-colored eggs. However, they can be mean and aggressive coop mates.

Barred Rock - productive egg layer and family-friendly bird. Lays brown eggs.

Black Australorp - hardy and docile. Friendly birds that are good layers and popular as meat birds.  Lays brown eggs.

Blue Laced Red Wyandotte - friendly birds that make great pet chickens and produce a fair amount of light brown eggs.

Blue Plymouth Rock - sweet, calm, and docile birds that are very productive light brown egg layers.

Broiler - meat chickens specially bred to be fed-up and ready at 14 weeks.

Buff Orpington - very popular family-friendly chicken. Popular for meat and a fair amount of brown eggs.

Cochins - feature feathers on their feet. Friendly, quiet bird who lays a moderate amount of light brown eggs.

Cuckoo Maran - quiet and docile light layer of dark brown eggs.

Golden Sex Link - very productive brown egg layer. Can tend to be broody, but is usually friendly and flighty.

Production Red - very productive layer of large brown eggs. Some birds can tend to have mean personalities.

Rhode Island Red - very popular breed for brown eggs and meat. Hardy, but can be mean and aggressive over docile breeds.

Silkies (bantams) - small, calm birds who appear to have a pouf of hairy feathers on their head. Lays limited tinted cream eggs.

Speckled Sussex - alert, docile, friendly birds that lay a fair amount of brown eggs.

Turken - the naked-neck birds that look like a cross between a turkey and a chicken. Lays light brown eggs.

Welsummer - friendly, intelligent, and active dark brown egg layers.

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