Archive for December, 2011

Rounding Up the Orders for Specialty Hatch 2012!

Monday, December 26th, 2011






Hey folks, it’s that time of the year again! We’re gearing up for our annual Spring Specialty Breeds hatches for 2012.

For these hatches we take orders, bring the eggs in from NPIP Inspected and Certified sources, then hatch them here in our commercial hatchery on Oahu. All chicks are vaccinated to prevent Chick Pox and Marek’s Disease, as recommended by most vets. If you are looking for heritage and other specialty breed chicks that will not have to endure the stress of travel from Mainland farms, you might want to place an order here with us.

Please remember that these hatches will be “straight run” meaning that we will not be able to determine the gender of these chicks. Nature is pretty much 50-50 with chickens and gender, there is a 50% chance that a chick might be a rooster. If you can’t have roosters, you might need to have a back-up plan (a friend living in a rooster friendly area who is willing to adopt) or consider ordering chicks from our monthly layer pullet hatches (White Leghorns or Rhode Island/White Leghorn chicks, we are able to determine the gender of these breeds of chicks).

Order deadlines: 12/31/11 for February 2012 hatch, 1/25/12 for March 2012 hatch, 2/25/12 for April 2012 hatch, 3/25/12 for May 2012 hatch. When ordering please indicate desired hatch month and contact phone number. Prices range from $6-8.50 per chick, depending on breed.

Available breeds this year include: Rhode Island Red, Barred Plymouth Rock, Golden Sex Link, Black Sex Link, Buff Orpington, White Plymouth Rock, Black Australop, Austra White, Araucana, Silver Lace Wyandotte, Golden Laced Wyandotte, Light Brahma, Golden Campine, Turken, Columbia Rock, White Crested Polish, Blue Polish, Barred Cochin, Birchen Cochin, Blue Cochin, Buff Cochin, Golden Laced Cochin, Mottled Cochin, Partridge Cochin, Red Cochin, White Cochin, Black Silkie, White Silkie, Mille Fleur, Buff Brahma, Dark Brahma, Light Brahma, Ameraucana, BB Red Old English, Blue Laced Wyandotte, Black Spanish, Golden Seabright, Silver Seabright, Partridge Rock, Silver Penciled Rock.