Heritage Chickens at the Farm


Our family has been devoted to raising and caring for heritage chicken breeds for the last twenty years. We're proud to contribute to the conservancy of several rare and unique breeds. For decades visitors have been able to come to the farm and enjoy viewing our diverse flock, but in more recent years we have become dedicated to increasing our visitors' ability to engage with our fine-feathered friends and provide more in-depth educational experiences about our heritage breeds.

Breeds Available 2021

  • Plymouth Barred Rock

    The breed Barred Plymouth Rock originated in the United States in the mid-19th century. Layers of brown eggs, Barred Plymouths are laid-back, winter-hardy chickens that make a great additional to backyard flocks. They can lay up to 300 eggs a year!

  • Ameraucana

    These delightful birds (a personal favourite on the farm) are known for their green, yes, you read that right, green eggs. They originated in America in the 1970s and lay around 180 eggs a year.

  • Buff Orpington

    This gentle giant originated in the UK in the nineteenth century and was bred by William Cook. Though the first Orpington developed was black, the Buff Orpignton is now the most common - made popular for its calm and friendly demeanor. Orpingtons lay around 200 light brown eggs a year.

  • Golden-Laced Cochin (Bantam)

    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 love to brood - they are ideal pets for children! Bantams lay around 100 small white eggs a year.

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Spring Chick Order Form 2021

  • Heritage Chicks

    This year, we'll also have three heritage breeds available for pre-order - Barred Plymouth Rock, 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 will have Blue Andalusian, Black Australorp, and Cuckoo Maran available in limited quantities in May and June at $15ea. If interested, please indicate how many you would like and your preferred month in the comments!
    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 difficult to sex.
    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.
  • Price: $ 15.75 CAD Quantity:
    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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    250 watt - 110 volt multi-purpose infra red heat bulb. Two per package. One heat lamp is enough for up to 50 chicks.
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    This infrared electric brooder fits Infra Red Heat bulbs. Includes cage and has a porcelain socket, safety cord, and baked enamel reflector guard.
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    20kg bag of chick starter. Feeds around 25 chicks for 2 weeks.
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  • Terms and Conditions

    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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