SPECIALTY BIRDS (See Price List at bottom of page)
Available week of May 28 – June 1, 2018
Also below price box at bottom of page for a new option for 2018
Buff Orpington have rich golden buff plumage and are a popular brown egg dual-purpose variety. Because they are loosely feathered, they appear to be much heavier than their true weights. The feathers are broad and smooth fitting on the deep body of this breed. They have a quiet disposition, make excellent mothers and are one of the most broody of all standard breeds. Buff Orpington’s have white skin so when finished laying can be used for butchering for more eye appeal.
Also known at the “Easter Egg Chicken” this is a very popular bird for all those who love a great looking bird and a little fun when you’re cooking. The egg colours can be a variety of many shades such as green, blue, pink, white, brown or a blend of all of these colours. The feathers on this
bird are also a mix of colours with white, brown, red and black feathers. Most birds have muffs covering their ears (tuffs or feathers). These birds a have a good rate of lay and mature at about 6 lbs.
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ASSORTED BANTAM PACKAGE
This package may include different varieties of Japanese, different varieties of Silkies, Sebrights, Sultans, Frygle Cochins, Bantam Cornish varieties.
Beautiful Birds and massive in appearance! They are noted for both good laying ability and good meat characteristics. They lay dark brown eggs and are very docile and easy to work with.
New Hampshire Reds
For outstanding vigor, size, uniform growth, early maturity, rapid full feathering, heavy egg production and large egg size, these MONEY MAKERS can’t be beaten. This fine strain produces large brown eggs with extra good shell texture and has a yellow skinned carcass free from dark pinfeathers.
Full plumage and heavily feathered shanks and outer toes, dependable producers of large brown eggs. Variety of the light, Dark, and Buff Brahamas in this package. The color pattern of the Dark Brahma depends on the sex of the bird. Roosters are typically black and silver while hens sport a beautiful silver-penciled plumage. Like all Brahmas, Dark Brahmas have feathered shanks and toes. These brown egg layers have a very calm temperament making them a popular choice for pets.
They’re named after the “Buckeye State” of Ohio where this breed originated in 1896. Buckeyes have rich yellow skin, with mahogany feathering and black tail. They adjust to confinement well but prefer to range on grass. A good dual purpose producer of brown eggs well suited for small farm yard and back yard flocks.
Specialty Birds (mixed only)
|Buff Orpington||$7.05 Each|
|Black Giants||$7.10 Each|
|New Hampshire Reds||$6.85 Each|
|Assorted Brahmas||$7.15 Each|
|Assorted Bantams||$8.10 Each|
New Package option:
What you will get is a variety of the above 7 listed to make up an order of 10 chicks. The mix of chicks is chosen by hatchery, so please no specific requests as we are not capable of getting all that done on a hatch day. This is just another option for people to get a small variety of the breeds we sell. Variety package…….(Min 10)…..13.25ea so a whole package would be a total of 132.50 for 10 chicks.