EARLY 2019 MENU!
Right now we have only the following for sale:
Polish Roosters-frizzled and smooth $25
Bresse cockerels for eating 3 for $40
Thai/Malay gamebirds- hens and roosters, hatched late 2018. Our' Velociraptor' chickens. $25 each.
1 Red Golden Pheasant make $40
We DO NOT HAVE adult turkeys or peacocks for sale. We are hatching chicks now for sale, and are selling some hatching eggs. Turkey poults will start hatching mid April.
We enjoy raising a variety of exotic chickens, Heritage turkeys, ducks, Red Golden Pheasants and peafowl. We rarely have adults in any of these breeds for sale, but we hatch eggs and sell chicks/poults in season. Our facebook page is the best source to see what we have available. Older chicks are priced differently according to age, breed and sex. Occasionally we offer hatching eggs for sale, when our incubators are full! All chicks are sold straight run unless otherwise specified. All chicken chicks are vaccinated for Marek's at one day of age.
This gentle, broody, soft and sweet bantam breed is popular! We have a mixed color flock this year that contains black, buff, buff partridge, blue, blue partridge, red, and black/white cuckoo. Some of these are barred/cuckoo. Silkies are very difficult to sex until they are several months old. $6 per chick, $5 if you buy ten or more. Unsexed juveniles older than 3 weeks are $10 each.
WELSUMMERS-note we are not raising Wellies in 2019.
A quiet, easy-keeping breed that lays gorgeous medium to dark brown speckled eggs. Roosters have lovely iridescent green tail feathers.
$6 per chick or $5 each if you buy ten or more.
The 'top hat' breed that makes everyone smile! Polish are excellent layers of medium sized white eggs.The adult males have spiky crests and the hens have rounded flower-like crests. Our Polish are in mixed color pens of smooth and frizzled. We have white crested black, white crested blue, gold laced, splash, blue, black, barred, crele, white, brown, and lemon blue. Chicks are $6-12 each depending on color and frizzle.
BLACK and WHEATEN MARANS
These are large quiet birds that lay dark chocolate colored eggs. This year we are offering pure Wheaten Marans and French Black/Wheaten cross chicks for sale.
A delightful bantam breed that is gentle, perky and broody.They have fantastic feathered legs, and round bodies. We have mixed colored pens that contain lemon blue (rare!), blue, splash, buff, birchen, black, brown/black and white. This breed is easier to sex early on (by two weeks of age, usually). We have frizzled and smooth Bantam Cochins. $6 each chick or $5 each if you buy ten or more.
Known as the World's Best Tasting Chicken, this breed has a gene that causes the meat to 'marble' similar to steak. We have found the meat to be delicate and intensely chicken flavored (not gamey). Google Bresse for more info! These are hardy, gentle birds, good layers of large white eggs. $6 each or $5 each if you buy ten or more.
AMERACAUNA/EASTER EGGER/OLIVE EGGER
Our 'egg laying pen' has mixed color Ameracauna, Marans, White Leghorn, Cream Legbar Cross hens in with pure Ameracauna roosters. We get gorgeous eggs in shades of green, aqua, olive, pink and blue out of the chicks from this pen! $6 each chick or $5 each if you buy ten or more. We can not guarantee what color eggs your chicks will lay (if they are hens).
Known as the 'German Uber Chicken', this breed is new to the US and is bound to become very popular. These birds are very llarge but gentle and hardy. Hens lay large medium brown/peachy eggs and the chicks can be sexed at birth based on their markings! Adults are a gorgeous red cuckoo/crele color. $20 each for female chicks, $6 for male chicks.
In our experience, Heritage turkeys are the same breed in different colors. We have not seen a difference in disposition, size, fertility, color/size of eggs or taste of meat in our birds. We get lots of questions about raising turkeys. Our two main tips are that turkeys need more protein than chickens, and they need to be dewormed with a good broad spectrum dewormer like fenbendazole ('Safeguard' or 'Panacur') every few months. This helps keep Blackhead from affecting them.
Turkeys have wonderful curious personalities! We love to mix up our turkey colors. We are proud that we have some colors that you just can't buy anywhere else!
Our turkey poults are priced starting at $10 each. We have waiting lists for many of the colors and we'd be happy to add you to the list!
< ROYAL PALM- A stunning white bird with black lacing.This is Fergus, our favorite turkey. He's been with us for 6 years! Fergus and his ladies have been sold!
CALICO > (two pictures above right)
A muted sweetgrass color of buff, blue, brown and lavender. Our flock will produce calico, red slate, blue slate and sweetgrass. You will have a difficult time buying calico turkeys anywhere else!
BLUE SLATE > Various shades of blue and lavender. Our flock will produce blue slate, black, red slate and blue palm.
We sell USDA inspected processed Heritage turkeys before Thanksgiving, when we have 'leftover' birds in the fall. We can not guarantee that we will have processed birds every year, but we can put you on a waiting list and notify you several weeks before Thanksgiving! They usually sell for $5 or $6 per pound
Peacocks are proof that there is a God and He wants us to be happy! There are few things as beautiful as a peacock in the sunshine! There is usually a free range peafowl or two on the farm. We have two pea-pens this year. One pen is an India Blue male with India Blue and Purple females. The other pen is a Black Shoulder IB male (possibly split to white) in with a Bronze hen, a Cameo hen, a Spalding Black Shoulder hen, a Pied hen and an Oaten hen. Peas usually lay eggs May through July, so we expect our first peachicks to hatch late June every year. Peachicks are priced according to color, starting at $45 for India Blues. Peachicks are sold straight run. They can not be sexed as young chicks.
Red Golden Pheasants
We have raised different types of pheasants over the past few years. In 2017 we will be raising Red Goldens. The males have lovely tones of red, yellow, orange, gold, blue and green....much like parrots! These birds usually start laying mid April through June. The chicks are small and fragile when hatched. We like to keep them a week or two before they go to their new homes. Although Red Goldens can be sexed by eye color, ours are sold as they are hatched, straight run.
Our ducks free range and mingle around our 6 acre pond. We have Muscovy in blue, black, brown, silver and pied, . All of our ducklings are $6 each and are sold straight run starting at 1 day of age.We usually have ducklings hatching from March through July or later.