Started Pullets: Barnevelder

 

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We are excited to offer 14 week and up Barnevelder started pullets, raised on our own NPIP certified and AI-monitored farm. Started pullets are for people who don't have the time, equipment or ability to care for chicks, or who are just too anxious for some fresh backyard eggs to start with chicks. Another wonderful benefit is you don't have to worry about the possibility of having roosters - they're guaranteed female! Our started pullets are floor-raised and socialized with humans, vaccinated for Marek's disease, and their beaks are intact -- we never trim.

Our Double-laced Barnevelder is a great egg layer of medium sized, speckled brown eggs.  Their docile nature makes them a favorite for small flocks.

Roosters available upon request!

Hatch Date: June/July
Ship Dates: The weeks of October 22nd, 29th, Nov 5th
Expected onset of laying: will vary per breed.  Typically around the ages of 24+ weeks.

Socializing with your flock:
We do not recommend immediately turning your started pullets out with an existing flock. You'll need to keep them separated from the other birds so you can feed them starter/grower feed until they start laying.

Shipping:
Shipped via USPS Express Mail. Please choose "Ground" shipping when checking out, but be assured they will ship Express Mail -- the fastest way under the sun to get them to you! Birds are guaranteed to arrive alive and well 48 hours after delivery.  Please call immediately if one of your juvenile birds acts listless upon arrival -- We can offer advice to help!

(Sorry, we cannot ship just one bird.)

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**The vaccine does not prevent Marek's disease, only helps lower the possibility of symptoms (which can lead to death)