Buff Orpington Chickens are a popular dual-purpose variety known for their fluffy feathers, excellent mothering skills, and sweet disposition. They are sometimes called “Big Buffs,” because they are loosely feathered and appear to be heavier than their true weight. Buff Orpingtons are friendly and affectionate, making them the perfect breed for children. Buff Orpingtons mature moderately early and lay 4-6 brown eggs weekly. They are also cold hardy and very broody, making them a great choice for the backyard homestead.

Lavender Orpington Chickens are a true beauty and rarity. Lavender, also known as “self-blue” are not like your typical blue chickens. Lavender Orpingtons will breed true and all of the offspring will be the Lavender color. Orpingtons are large and fluffy clean legged chickens. They are super docile and great with children, making them one of the best options for your backyard family flock. They lay 4-6 lightly tinted, almost pink eggs each week.

Bronze and White Breasted Turkeys

The Broad Breasted White  Turkey is the most commonly used turkey for meat production. Used by large commercial growers as well as back yard growers. They are known for their fast growth rate and great feed conversion, they also have a cleaner appearance when dressed due to their all white  feathering. They also have a shorter lifespan than the heritage breeds as they are primarily bred for meat production.

At 17 weeks:

Tom – 33lbs

Hen – 22lbs

The Broad Breasted Bronze Turkey is one of the largest and heaviest turkey varieties. These fast-growing, stately lords of the barnyard must be seen to be appreciated. Their feathers have a metallic sheen that changes from copper, to bronze, to burnished gold as the light moves across them. Broad Breasted Bronze Turkeys are ideal to raise for meat production, have an excellent feed conversion ratio, and make the perfect traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner.

Freedom Ranger

Freedom Ranger brand of broiler chicks are a great alternative to fast-growing white broiler chicks or slow growing heritage breeds. Freedom Ranger chicks grow at a moderate rate, reaching their peal weight of 5-6 lbs in 9 to 11 weeks. These active, robust chicks are suitable for free range, foraging and pasture environments and produce tender, succulent meat with more yellow omega 3 fat and less saturated fat than fast growing breeds.

Freedom Rangers feature wither red or tri-colored feathers and have yellow shanks, skin, and beaks. They are an active breed and thrive when allowed to free ranger, scratch and dust bathe in natural sunlight.


If you’ve considered ISA Brown, but you live in a colder climate, the  Novogen Brown Chicken is exactly what you need. A cold-hardy version of the ISA Brown, the Novogen Browns are a type of Red Sex-Link chicken. Novogen Brown Layers are healthy and robust birds and do very well in free range and pastured environments. They are hybrid crosses developed from Rhode Island Reds and White Leghorns.

Production: Novogen Brown Layers are top-notch producers of large to extra-large brown eggs. They are bred to be adaptable birds, thriving in a wide variety of conditions, whether kept in housing or on range.

Novogens have excellent feed conversion and will lay strong shelled, high-quality eggs. These are fast maturing birds, already laying well at 20 weeks of age. You can expect 5 or more eggs per week per hen.

Temperament: Novogen Brown Layering Chickens are calm and easy to manage birds.

Cornish Cross

Cornish Cross is one of the most popular meat birds. At about 6 to 8 weeks, they can weigh anywhere between 4.5 to 6 lbs. Heavier weight can happen depending on the final grow out duration. It has been recorded some Cornish Cross reached 10 to 14 lbs using a well-managed care and feeding program. This breed is known for an excellent feed conversation, livability, strong legs, and a maximum white meat yield with a plump full confirmation.

Cornish Cross have a docile chicken with very little interest in anything other than water and food. They grow so quickly so their attitude and temperament is rather low compared to most other breeds.

This chicken is not one you would get if you are looking for great egg production. Cornish Cross usually have significant health issues by the time they hit 8 to 10 weeks because of their rapid growth. There have been cases people have been able to keep their hens past their slaughter date, but it not recommended for this breed.

Heritage Rhode Island Reds

Add this beautiful bird into your flock this year! Heritage Rhode Island Reds are an old-time American breed that is closely resembling to the Rhode Island Reds, but their plumage is considerably darker. These chickens are the most successful dual-purpose bird and remains an excellent farm chicken. They lay 200-300 eggs a year starting as early as 6 months of age. Their eggs are brown and medium to large in size.

The hens of this breed weigh over 6 pounds and the rooster over 8 pounds. The Heritage Rhode Island Reds is known for its hardiness and its ability to handle marginal conditions while still producing eggs. Some roosters may be aggressive at times. Most hens are peaceful and can become broody except within the strains that have been heavily selected for egg production.

We have these chicks coming in 5 times through out our chick season. Check out the schedule to see when you can pick up yours!

Blue Cuckoo Marans

Try something new in your flock! The Blue Cuckoo Marans is a rare and beautiful breed. The barring is more obvious on roosters, and hackle (neck) feathers will tend to be darker than the rest of the body. Like most Marans, the Blue Cuckoo is docile and gentle. They tend to be more on the shy side as well. The body shape is stately; not too large, not too thin, and with an upright posture. Blue Cuckoo Marans are good layers with eggs that are medium to large in size and a medium-brown color.

Don’t miss out on this wonderful breed this spring! Take a look at the chick schedule to see when we will have them available and call or email us to reserve yours today!