• Weights - Hen: 6 lbs Rooster: 7 lbs • Purpose - Egg laying • Egg Shell Color -- BLUE • Egg Production -- 300 - 360 Per year
Yes, We are finally offering TRUE Ameraucanas! These are real, true Ameraucana eggs, NOT Easter Eggers. These beautiful wheaten birds will have show prospects in your hatchlings. These are a true blue APA Recognized Breed. Ameraucanas are astoundingly beautiful birds, and quite friendly. In the warmer months, Ameraucanas lay the tastiest eggs with the darkest yolks. The girls are great foragers, and it makes a big difference in the taste and appearance of the eggs. Their small pea combs and sleek body shape give them the aspect of a bird of prey rather than a chicken. These are must-have birds for any rare breed flock.
Rhode Island Red
• Weights - Hen: 7 1/2 lbs. Rooster: 9 1/2 lbs • Purpose - Dual Purpose: egg laying and meat production • Egg Shell Color - Brown • Egg Production - 200-280 eggs per year
Originated in Rhode Island,they've been recognized as a distinct pure chicken breed in 1904 by the American Standard of Perfection.
They are a popular chicken choice for backyard chicken flocks because of their egg laying abilities and hardiness.
The Rhode Island Red is a true heritage chicken breed
• Weights - Hen: 6 lbs Drake: 10 lbs • Purpose - General • Egg Shell Color – White/Off White • Egg Production – 140 to 180 Per year
The Rouen is a heavyweight breed of domesticated duck raised primarily for decoration or as general purpose ducks, since they are not prolific egg layers. The plumage coloring of both the Rouen drake and the Rouen hen are nearly identical to that of the Mallard drake and Mallard hen. However, Rouen ducklings can be distinguished from wild mallard ducklings by the presence of a second stripe which runs across their face, just under their eye.
• Weights - Goose: 12 lbs Gander: 16 lbs • Purpose - Textiles/General • Egg Shell Color - White/Off White • Egg Production - 25 to 35 eggs per year
The Sebastopol is a medium-sized goose with long, white curly feathers. The feathers of the neck are smooth and sometimes greyish-brown. Crosses have produced all-gray, buff, and saddle back variants. Feathers on the breast may be curly or smooth. The legs and shanks are orange and the eyes, bright blue. Though domesticated breeds of geese generally retain some flight ability, Sebastopols cannot fly well due to the curliness of their feathers and have difficulty getting off the ground. They need plenty of water to keep themselves clean, and to clear their sinuses.
Millie De Fleur
• Weights - Hen: 8 lbs Rooster: 10 lbs • Purpose - Ornamental • Egg Shell Color – Cream • Egg Production – 100 to 110 Per year
The Barbu d'Uccle, is a Belgian breed of bearded bantam chicken. It was first bred in the town of Uccle on the outskirts of Brussels, Belgium. In 1911, the American artist and poultry enthusiast Arthur O. Schilling saw the Mille Fleur variety of the breed during a trip to Europe, and imported several to the United States. The Mille Fleur variety of the Barbu d'Uccle was recognized by the APA in 1914.
• Weights - Hen: 4 lbs Rooster: 5 lbs • Purpose - Egg Laying • Egg Shell Color - White • Egg Production - 150 to 200 per year
The Appenzeller Spithauben is the national breed of Switzerland, noted for its very unusual forward-pointing crest and v-shaped comb. These birds are well-adapted to life in the mountains, are excellent climbers and love to roost in trees. They really don't do well in confinement, so don't keep them unless they can be allowed to roam freely throughout the day.
• Weights - Hen: 4 lbs Rooster: 7 lbs • Purpose - Ornamental • Egg Shell Color - Cream w/ pink tint • Egg Production - 80 to 100 Per year
These birds are completely black: black plumage with a greenish shine, black legs and toe nails, black beak and tongue, black comb and wattles; even their meat, bones and organs appear black. The birds' black color occurs as a result of excess pigmentation of the tissues, caused by a genetic condition known as fibromelanosis. Extremely rare, Individual birds in the United States of America have been priced upwards of $2500.
• Weights - Hen: 9 1/2 lbs. Rooster:12 lbs. • Purpose - Dual Purpose: egg laying and meat production • Egg Shell Color – Brown • Egg Production –250+ Per year
The Australorp is a chicken breed of Australian origin, developed as utility breed with a focus on egg laying. It achieved world wide popularity in the 1920s after the breed broke numerous world records for number of eggs laid and has been a popular breed in the western world since. It is considered the honorary National Chicken Breed of Australia, and The most popular color of the breed is black, which is the only color recognized in the United States of America, but blue and white are also recognized in its home country and the Poultry Club South Africa recognizes buff, splash, wheaten laced and golden as well.
• Weights - Hen: 6 lbs. Rooster: 7 lbs • Purpose - Dual Purpose: egg laying and meat production • Egg Shell Color - Cream • Egg Production – 250 + per year
Bresse Chickens come in four colors; White, Black, Grey and Blue. They all have bright red combs and steel blue legs. Know as one of the best tasting chickens in the world, Bresses are known to be able during fattening to produce a marbling effect just like beef.
Not only are they wonderful for meat, but they are great egg layers.
Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
• Weights - Hen: 6 1/2 lbs Rooster: 8 1/2 lbs • Purpose - Dual Purpose: egg laying and meat production • Egg Shell Color - Brown • Egg Production - Prolific: 180-260 eggs per year
Admitted to the American Standard of Perfection in 1888. They work well in confinement or free range and make a great back yard type chicken.
The breed in general is fairly friendly and very gentle. They are lively and busy right from the start!