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Pullets: Easter Egger Bantam

Regular price $64.95
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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.

Everyone at My Pet Chicken loves Easter Eggers! Eggs usually come in shades of blue and green... including aqua, olive, sky blue, sage, mint, turquoise and more. Rarer colors are tan, creme or beige. Children in particular love gathering the fancifully colored eggs: it takes on the atmosphere of a springtime egg hunt year round! Colored eggs are always a more brilliant color early every laying season, and slowlyfade as the season progresses. People you share eggs with will be astounded that these eggs are from chickens--or else it will look to them as if you took the trouble to dye them all. However, your eggs will be "colored by hen, not by man!"

These Easter Egger Bantams can come in many colors and patterns. They feather out into adult plumage that runs the spectrum of white, black, brown, blue and various combinations. Our Easter Egger Bantams are not rumpless like Araucanas, but will have normal tails and pea combs. Most of these birds will develop slate (blue) or willow (green) legs as they grow, although this is not always apparent at first in young birds.

Easter Egger Bantams begin laying at seven months, a little later than other breeds, but once they begin, they are good layers of eggs that vary in color, as explained above. (Each hen will lay her personal color, however!) They will occasionally brood, but are not particularly prone to it.

All 6-week-old chickens are shipped USPS Express Mail, and are vaccinated for Marek's and MG (killed). Please keep your 6-week-olds quarantined from your existing flock for four or more weeks, and take care when introducing them.

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