Dual-Purpose Brown-Egg-Laying Chicks
This year, we'll have two breeds of dual-purpose brown egg layers available for pre-order - Barred Plymouth Rock and Red Rock Cross. These chicks will be ready for pick-up in March. All chicks have been vaccinated for Marek's and Coccidiosis unless otherwise stated. You can pre-order chicks two at a time, up to ten chicks of the same breed. If you'd like more than 10 chicks of a specific breed, please contact us at email@example.com to arrange a bulk price/chick.
The breed Barred Plymouth Rock originated in the United States in the mid-19th century. Layers of brown eggs, Barred Plymouth Rocks are laid-back, winter-hardy chickens. They can lay up to 300 eggs a year! Please note pullets are sexed with 85% accuracy and that Barred Plymouth Rock are the most difficult to sex.
Red Rock Cross are a breed resulting from a cross between a male Rhode Island Red and female Plymouth Rock. They are excellent dual-purpose chickens and the hens lay around 250 large brown eggs a year. Please note pullets are sexed with 85% accuracy.
This year, we'll also have two heritage breeds available for pre-order - Ameraucanas and Golden-Laced Cochin bantams . These chicks will be ready for pick-up in May. All chicks have been vaccinated for Marek's and Coccidiosis unless otherwise stated. You can pre-order chicks two at a time, up to ten chicks of the same breed. Looking for different heritage breeds? We can also special-order the following straight-run breeds: Buff Orpington, Black Australorp, Speckled Sussex, Cuckoo Maran, and Blue Andalusian. If you'd like more than 10 chicks of a specific breed (bulk pricing) or if you'd like to special-order a heritage breed, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 780.921.2272 to arrange an order.
These delightful birds (a personal favourite on the farm) are known for their green, yes, you read that right, green eggs. Their feathers have a huge range of colours, making them fairly diverse. They originated in America in the 1970s and lay around 180 green eggs a year. Available unsexed only.
Cochins were brought over from China to Britain in the 1850s under the name "Pekin." The Golden-Laced Cochin is an extremely docile, friendly breed, that loves to brood. These chickens make excellent pets, as they are quite gentle with small children. Bantams lay, at most, 100 small white eggs a year. Available unsexed only. **Please note: bantams will be vaccinated for coccidiosis, but will NOT be vaccinated for Marek's, due to the size of the chicks at hatching.**
Price: $ 15.75 CAD
Accurately monitoring and managing the temperature in your chick pen is essential. Chicks are extremely sensitive to changes in temperature. This thermometer has a wide red indicator with suggested temperature markings week by week.
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IMPORTANT: We warrant that the poultry described in the order will be in good condition, so far as can reasonably be determined,
at the time of pick-up. It is understood,
agreed and considered reasonable that THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, with respect to the poultry. Chicks are, after all, live animals that require appropriate care and living conditions. Once the chicks leave the farm, they become your responsibility. In the case of death, no refunds or replacements will be offered.
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