Origin: Germany, 1970
Egg Colour: Brown
Egg Size: L-Jumbo
Comb Type: Single
Gentle giants, Bielefelders are one of our best dual-purpose breeds, laying large eggs through the year and growing to a good size. Not mention their winning temperament and general friendliness! Perfect for families with kids (or simply folks who appreciate a sweet-natured chicken), even roosters are quite personable. Bielefelders are also one of our auto-sexing breeds, which means that when the chicks hatch you can tell which are male and which are female!
- Chicks are ready at the end of each month. For example, if you select “May” as your month, your chicks will be ready for pick-up by the end of May.
- Unsexed (“straight run”) chicks have not been sexed. In our experience, we have found the 50-50% rule to hold true in large groups. Please note: if you order a few chicks (less than 25 of one breed, for example), the chances of even ratios of male to female increase. Unsexed chicks are $15ea.
- Sexed (female or male) chicks are only possible with our auto-sexing breeds. This means that males and females have different colours/markings when they hatch. We have found this to be extremely reliable, but cannot guarantee 100% accuracy. Female chicks (pullets) are $25ea and male chicks (cockerels) are $5ea.
In the case that a chick is not available at hatch, you will have the option of 1) Choosing a substitute, or 2) Choosing a later hatch date.
$5.00 – $25.00