Don't have the time, equipment or inclination to care for chicks? Or were you ready for fresh eggs yesterday? This is the tickets! At 6-7 weeks old, these started pullets are ready to go outdoors, with no heat or special care requirements.
We've been asking you which new breeds
you'd like us to carry, and this one tops your list. All Orpingtons are
gentle, sweet, hardy birds, and good layers too. This one has beautiful,
slate blue plumage and is quite rare. Our quantities are very limited,
so we recommend you reserve yours quickly!
Orpingtons are big, friendly dual-purpose birds originally developed in
the UK. For many small farms and homesteaders, Orpingtons are the only
way to go! They're cold-hardy due to their fluffy plumage. Wonderful
mothers, they do go broody. There is not much more charming than seeing a
mother Orpington and her fluffy new baby chicks peeking from beneath
her wings in a field of clover on a sunny day. Plus, they're gentle and
friendly on top of being good layers.
All Started Pullets are shipped USPS Express Mail.
**Please do not immediately turn your started pullets out with an
existing flock. Read why, here
These pullets will be vaccinated for Marek's disease and will be 6 weeks old when shipped.