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Hatchery Choice Rare Chickens, Sold in Quantities of 10

SKU # 124167599
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  • Live Chicks, Ducks and Turkeys are available for online purchase in quantities of 10.
    • (Example: Quantity of 1 = 10 Birds / Quantity of 2 = 20 Birds, etc.)
  • Poultry orders will ship Monday through Wednesday of each week.
  • The order will be delivered to your local Post Office for pick up. Your local Post Office will call you upon delivery at the phone number provided when placing your order.
  • The cost for shipping is included in the price of the birds.
  • It is your responsibility to pick them up at the post office within 24 hours.
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The Assorted Rare Breeds are great for adding uniqueness and color to your chicken flock. This assortment can include Welsummers, Salmon Favorelles, and Cuckoo Marans to name a few. This assortment of rare breeds come in a straight run (unsexed) only.

  • Bird Purpose: Egg layer
  • Egg Production Rate: Females ONLY; Varies: Approximately 240-260 eggs/year
  • Egg Color: Brown and white
  • Egg Size: Varies Medium/Large
  • Ideal Environment: Coop/Free range
  • Bird Personality: Varies, can include cold hardy, docile, flighty, and broody.
  • Conservancy Status: Domestic
  • Bird Color: Birds with many different feather colors will be included in this variety
  • Mature Weight: Varies, 5-7 lb. at full maturity
  • Package Quantity: 10 birds
  • Guarantee of 90% accuracy on all sexed poultry

Specification Description
Brand: Hoover's Hatchery
Package Quantity: 10
Product Type: Baby Chicks
Breed: Assorted Rare Breeds
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Hatchery Choice Rare Chickens, Sold in Quantities of 10 is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Cute, but no variety We got these earlier this week. They shipped 12 instead of 10, which was nice, but all of the chicks are the same breed. Called to ask and they said it was hatchery choice. The description has now removed the word "Assortment".
Date published: 2018-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very pleased All chicks looked healthy but the only complaint I have is not knowing what breeds I got. Most chicks look similar so I cannot tell. Other than that very good service, shipping was timely, chicks were healthy.
Date published: 2018-05-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from hatchery choice rare chickens One of the ten arrived dead, the others are healthy. No indication what breed they are, and they all appear to be the same breed
Date published: 2018-05-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good, not great Purchased 20 birds, received 22 birds promptly. Weather was mild for shipping. 2 birds died within a day, 2 more died the following day... Remaining 18 look healthy. Not a big assortment, look to be black and cuckoo marans. Overall somewhat satisfied I guess
Date published: 2018-05-10
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Will there be a packaging slip to explain what breeds where sent?

Asked by: MeMeli72
The packaging slip will not state the assortment but there is an ID my chick page that may be reviewed. Steps are being taken to identify by label in the future but it is a true assortment
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-02-28

Why does it say strait run if it gives the option of getting females, males or strait run? I would love this mix but I do not need any roosters!

Asked by: Bren1968
Thanks for the questions. For this assortment there are choices between females, males and straight run. You may choose females on the drop down box to get those instead of a straight run mix.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-02-17

so what is the ratio because I'm not wanting a lot of roosters maybe 2 if that and hate to spend money on a guessing game 

Asked by: Michaelcar
The ratio cannot be determined because they are taken directly from hatch. It is best to order females only to ensure no roosters. We guarantee 90% accuracy in sexing when we do. The assortment will be various rares. Thank you for your interest
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2017-03-16

How do this work, because the reviews complain about only receiving 2 different breeds, I would like to see at least a guaranteed 3 different breeds for me to be willing to buy the variety.

Asked by: Junior1900
With every order we strive to provide at least 3 breeds for each assortment. If that did not happen we appreciate being aware and thank you for this comment. Please call 641-323-6100 to report such instances
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-04-28
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