Something to Quack About--Ducklings !!
Pekins,Blue Swedish, Runners, Khaki Campbells,White Crested,Silver Appleyard, Cayuga --Straight Run-
Its that time of year--to start thinking about your back yard flock and Chick Days '17.
There will be 2 days to pick from and different breeds each day. Date#1 Week #1 Is tentatively for week of March 12 (March 19th as backup)Date #2 is Week #2 Week of April 9( week of 16th as back up).
We will be taking reservations at the Mill and over the phone 216-524-7080
or FB Messenger
Birds will be held 2 days unless arrangements are made. All birds will be hatched the day before and arrive as day old chicks. All are supposed to be pullets/females. The hatchery guarantees 90 percent% accuracy. Each peep is $2.75. State regs require purchasing a minimum of 6 birds. Reservations get priority. Due to limited numbers of each breed? We recommend that you reserve your birds asap.
Here are descriptions and pictures of some of the breeds available.
Production Red Chickens By utilizing crosses between New Hampshires and Rhode Islands, Production Reds were developed. Their coloring is similar to a Rhode Island but is not as consistent as they vary from dark to light. Production Reds are one of our best producers of large brown eggs.
Ameracaunas Often called the Easter egg chicken. They lay colored eggs:blue,green,pink and olive drab. These birds will vary in size and color.These birds will vary in size and color. Some may have whiskers and others muffs of feathers that cover their ears
Black Australorp Is a eye-catching bird. It is black with an intense beetle-green sheen on its feathers. Australorps are very good brown egg layers, in fact one hen still holds the worlds record by laying 364 eggs in 365 days under official Australian testing Araucanas
Cuckoo Marans Pullets
Comet Chickens )Finest brown egg layers available today. When mature, the Comet pullet is golden red in color, but has some white showing through in her neck and back. Widely acclaimed in all areas of the world where brown eggs are preferred. The reason is simple. The Comet pullet is easily one of the finest brown egg layers available today. They mature early and lay eggs of excellent size and quality. She is an extremely quiet bird.
Barred Plymouth Rock Chicken (pullets) A good producer of large brown eggs. Known for their efficient production of large brown eggs. Hens standard weights at maturity are 6 lbs
Buff Orpington Chicken (pullets)
A quiet bird with a beautiful buff color. They will lay lots of nice brown eggs
Welsummers Chickens (pullets)
A Dutch breed known for its cold hardy, calm temperament and the production of dark reddish brown eggs. Welsummers are single combed and have very different plumage from male to female making them an unique addition to your flock
Brand New Items from Purina
Organic Starter / Grower 35 lb $28.00#
Organic Layer Crumbles or Pellets 35 lb 27.00
More to come....