Specialty Birds

Specialty Birds****2023 updates are not available yet...the breeds listed below are still from 2022.....we are still working on these and hope to have this updated by end of February...thanks for your patience****

Minimum order is 10 of each breed

Lavender Orpingtons are a solid muted, violet, or blue. ‘Lavender’ is also known as ‘self-blue’ Orpingtons tend to be very friendly and have a pet-like demeanor, they are a productive layer of Medium-Large brown eggs. Lavender Orpingtons, just like any other color are large curvy birds that often go broody. Lavender Orpington produce 250 large brown eggs per year.

Americanas.  also known at the “Easter Egg Chicken”, are a very popular bird for anyone who loves a great looking bird as well as a little fun when you’re cooking. Their eggs can be a variety of many shades of green, blue, pink, white, brown or a blend of all of these colours. The feathers found on this bird are also a mix of colours with white, brown, red and black feathers on each.  Most birds have muffs covering their ears (tufts or feathers). These hens have a good rate of lay and mature at about 6 lbs.

Buff Brahma

Dark Brahma

Light Brahma

Assorted Brahmas Package: Brahmas are known for their full plumage and heavily feathered shanks and outer toes.  They are dependable producers of large brown eggs. There is a variety of the Light, Dark, and Buff Brahmas sold in our package this year.

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.  The Light Brahmas smooth fitting full plumage is striking, with white edged black feathers in the neck, wings, and tail. The heavily feathered shanks and outer toes are another interesting feature. The Buff Brahmas are gorgeous birds and are a rare variety of Brahmas with beautiful buff feathers edged in black on the neck, wings and tail. They have a rose comb with feathered shanks and toes. All the Brahmas are very docile and broody birds, making them excellent mothers.

Welsummer A Dutch breed known for its cold hardy, calm temperament and production of dark reddish-brown eggs. They are a curious and intelligent breed suited well for backyards. Welsummers have a single comb and have very different plumage from male to female making them a unique addition to your flock. Welsummers produce 150-200 large dark brown eggs per year. 

Black Copper

Cuckoo Marans

Assorted Marans:  This package will be made up of an assortment of different varieties of Marans, specifically the Black Copper and Cuckoo.  They are both very similar in lay and the most popular is the Black Copper which is shown here.

French Black Copper Marans are the quintessential dark egg layer. They are broad, stand tall and, just as their name suggests, are black and copper coloured. They are fair layers of medium-large eggs ranging in color from caramel to chocolate. Black Copper Marans are an active feather legged breed that loves to forage.  They will produce 200 medium to large dark brown eggs per year.

The Cuckoo Maran is known best for its distinctive chocolate brown eggs. The Cuckoo Maran is a rare breed that adapts well to confinement. They resemble a Barred Plymouth Rock except that their bars are not as perfect and their colors are not as distinct. Marans lay the darkest eggs of any breed and are a nice dual-purpose bird.

Black Giants are largest breed in the American Class and the Jersey Giant has appropriately been nicknamed the ‘Gentle Giant’. Although only average layers, these birds lay a considerably larger egg than most. Roosters are popular to caponize, but these birds have decreased in popularity for consumption due to their slow growth and poor feed conversion. Black Jersey Giants produce 200 extra large brown eggs per year.

Black Giants

Rhode Island Blues are a hybrid crossing of two of the best layers - the Rhode Island Red and the Australorp. This cross results in combination blue, red and black chickens. Rhode Island Blues are a medium, production bird - an excellent layer of large brown eggs. If you're looking for a multi-colored chicken that will out-lay most - this is your breed.  Rhode Island Blue™ produce 275 large to extra large brown eggs per year. Sold out for 2022

These birds are a variety package. We have a number of breeds that are available. Sorry no choosing and they come unsexed only.
The following pictures are only a sample of the breeds that may be in the package. The purpose of this package is to give customers a good variety of fancy chickens without having to purchase a lot of birds.

Every Year we have over 30 varieties of Bantams in this package

This package may include different varieties of Japanese, different varieties of Silkies, Sebrights, Sultans, Frizzle Cochins, Bantam Cornish varieties.

The selection we offer in this package is never disappointing, we are very proud to offer so many varieties.

Rhode Island Reds are an old time, well-known American breed, which was developed in the state of Rhode Island. A distinct characteristic of this breed is their horizontal, oblong body, which is deep, broad and long, sometimes described as “brick shaped”. They are an excellent dual-purpose bird that efficiently produces large brown eggs. From the time they are chicks until maturity, they may have white on the wing tips, but when they are fully matured they should not have any white feathers.r.

Barred Plymouth Rocks One of the most popular brown egged dual purpose breeds. These birds are born black with a white spot on their head and as they grow the feathers become barred (black and white). They are a very docile bird with a good rate of lay. They are a dual purpose bird, so when they do slow down in lay they can be butchered for meat.

Specialty Birds- working these for 2023 yet

Minimum order of 10 per breed 

Americanas  Sold out for 2022 $9.20 Each - unsexed only
Lavender Orpingtons  Sold out for 2022 $12.25 Each – unsexed only
Assorted Brahmas $9.25 Each - unsexed only
Welsummers $9.25 Each – unsexed only
 Assorted Marans  Sold out for 2022 $9.25 Each – unsexed only
Black Giants  Sold out for 2022 $9.25 Each – unsexed only
Rhode Island Blues  Sold out for 2022 $10.20 Each – unsexed only
Assorted Bantams $9.95 Each – unsexed only
Barred Plymouth Rocks  $6.95 Each – unsexed only
Rhode Island Reds $6.15 Each - unsexed only