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Please note that chick demand is high, we have a list of sold-out delivery dates that updates weekly on our  delivery schedule page .

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Azure Blue

Pullets available.
Lays blue eggs.
 
Bred for its unique blue egg shell colour, shell strength and unique plumage, the Azure Blue is a robust and friendly bird. They are ideal for small scale and    back yard egg producers, producing attractive and good quality eggs. The Azure Blue will lay about 295 eggs per year. Females weigh about 4 lbs. 

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Barred Plymouth Rock

Pullets & Cockerels available.
Lays brown eggs, with possible pink eggs.

These have made a comeback mainly because of their good meat qualities, combined with good brown egg production. 

Both females and males are grey barred in colour, with the female being a bit darker. Females weigh approximately 4 lbs. at 19 weeks and 5-6 lbs. at end of lay. Males are 1-1½ lbs. heavier than females.

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Black Sex Link

Pullets & Cockerels available.
Lays brown eggs.

This layer is one of the top egg producers of large brown eggs, and performs well in all types of conditions. The females are black with a tinge of red on the neck and breast. Female live weight is approximately 4 lbs. at 19 weeks, 5 lbs. at 30 weeks, and 5½+ lbs. at end of lay. Males are a dark barred colour, similar to Barred Rocks, and weigh approximately 1½ lbs. heavier than females. This bird’s black colour tends to absorb light, so we recommend brighter or more intense lighting for top egg production.

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Buff Orington

Pullets & Cockerels available.
Lays light tan eggs.

One of the best breeds for newcomers to chickens, and for families with young children. Orpingtons come in several feather colors but all are big quiet birds with fluffy feathers that keep them toasty warm during frigid weather. Buff Orpingtons are the most common color and lay about 220 brown eggs a year. Females weigh 7 lbs. while the males are 8.5 lbs.

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Columbian Rock X

Pullets & Cockerels available.


Bears the distinction of being one of the hardiest breeds to be found! These birds have a beautiful colour pattern. They are a good producer of quality brown eggs, a very quiet and docile bird in the laying pen, and good for the yard.

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Lavender Orpington

Pullets & Cockerels available.

One of the best breeds for newcomers to chickens, and for families with young children. Named for the English town where they were developed, Orpingtons come in several feather colors but all are big quiet birds with fluffy feathers that keep them toasty warm during frigid weather. They lay about 220 brown eggs per year.  Females are 7 lbs. while the males are 8.5 lbs.

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Midnight Majesty Marans

Pullets & Cockerels available.

The Midnight Majesty Maran has black plumage and most hatch with feathered feet, but some do not. Hens are black with dark drown under plumage, and the males are barred. This breed will lay dark brown eggs and will lay about 250 per year. You will truly enjoy this breed in your backyard flock and its dark eggs in your egg carton! These hybrids perform well in many different climates. The females are 6 lbs. while the males are 7 lbs.

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Rhode Island Red

Pullets & Cockerels available.
Lays brown eggs.

Rhode Island Reds are a good producer of large brown eggs, and are quiet and easy to handle. Both male and female are dark red/brown in colour. Live weights are comparable to other dual purpose breeds.

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Red Sex Link

Pullets & Cockerels available.


The Red Sex-Link is a top performing brown/red hybrid. Of all our brown egg layers, this is the lightest (about 3½ lbs. at 18 weeks and about 4½ to 5 lbs. after a year of laying), and the best feed converter, meaning it will cost you less to feed.

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Silver Laced Wyandotte

Pullets & Cockerels available.
Lays light tan eggs.

These lacy girls aren't all show with their elegantly patterned feathers. They are also great egg layers. Wyandottes are one of the most strikingly beautiful chickens to grace a backyard flock. They are quiet, easy to manage and one of the most winter hardy of all breeds. The Wyandottes lay about 245 eggs per year.  Mature weight for females is 5 lbs. while the males are 7 lbs.