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Rainbow Chickens, Sold in Quantities of 10

SKU # 124164799
Important information:

  • 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 Rainbow chicken is a dual purpose bird used for egg and/or meat production. It has one of the most unique feather color patterns you will ever see. It has many colors, and no two birds look alike!

  • Bird Purpose: Egg layer or meat bird
  • Egg Production Rate: Females ONLY; Approximately 250 eggs/year
  • Egg Color: Brown
  • Egg Size: Large
  • Ideal Environment: Free range
  • Bird Personality: Cold hardy
  • Conservancy Status: Domestic
  • Bird Color: All colors
  • Mature Weight: Averages 6.5 lb. at full maturity
  • Package Quantity: 10 birds
  • Guarantee of 90% accuracy on all sexed poultry

Specification Description
Breed: Rainbow
Product Type: Baby Chicks
Brand: Hoover's Hatchery
Package Quantity: 10
Manufacturer Part Number RBS
Rainbow Chickens, Sold in Quantities of 10 is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 76.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not great I would have given 5 stars but 3 of my chicks I received have died. They were all alive and after i got them home they started dying.
Date published: 2018-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Friendly, Docile Birds If you like buff Orpingtons but prefer a more colorful bird or something different, these are for you. They are quiet, friendly and docile. Great foragers but are not inclined to wander far from their coop if allowed to free range.
Date published: 2018-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rainbow day old chicks I ordered the 10 pack of Rainbow day old chicks. They arrived pretty quickly and they send 2 extra ones. All 12 were very healthy and alert at arrival. I gave them food and water as soon as I open their mail box. They are 1 week old now and they seriously have double their size. They are so beautiful, a lot of them have stripes like chipmunks. A couple lighter color and one darker brown. I have raised baby chicks now for quite a few year and never had such cuties. They are so quiet, and so friendly, that I am sure they are going to make gorgeous friendly hens. I would definitely purchase again. The only thing is I wish one could pick at least 2 breeds as a choice, but these little girls are going to be awesome, no 2 of them look exactly like the other. Very happy with the purchase and the price.
Date published: 2018-08-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dead Chicks We bought 40 chicks, 10 of the rainbows. When the chicks arrived, one of the rainbows was already dead. It’s been a week since we’ve had the chicks and 5 more rainbows have died. So if the ten we started with, as of a week later, only 4 are alive and none of the other breeds have died. Wouldn’t order again.
Date published: 2018-08-08
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So if I buy sexed pullets and end up with half or more roosters is there a quarantee?

Asked by: Nicole c
95% is the guaranteed for sexing errors. Most genetics are sexed by color or wing so the accuracy rate is high. Never has there been experience of half roosters
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-04-24

In Billings Mt. we bought just 3 pullets, they are 5 weeks old & they appear to be growing spurs. So, if I have to slaughter all of them, then I was misled & the ratio you report is wrong. Do your rainbow hens have spurs at 5 weeks of age?

Asked by: jenny 55
Rainbows can have spurs so please let us know if the appear to have larger combs around 12 weeks. Chick purchased in the store would be from the displays and they would be able to help sort this out if they do appear to be males
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-05-15

How old are the chicks when they ship?

Asked by: Gigi2018
Chicks are shipped the day they are hatched
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-04-04

You say 250 eggs per year. is that per chicken or is that for all 10 hens?

Asked by: Maetexas
Great question. That would be per hen as they grow into adulthood and reach maturity for laying
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-03-31

Do they lay through the winter or slow down?

Asked by: Noelle39
All chickens will lay during the winter but based on extremes may lay a little slower. Rainbows have the aptitude to lay better in extreme conditions of hot or cold based on their genetics
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-07-31

Are these hybridized?

Asked by: Yorn
Rainbows are a hybrid
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-04-07

Can you mix and match as long as there are 10 total?

Asked by: Barbarabes
There is not currently the ability to mix and match for each selection. There are various assortment selections to choose from if you do not want the same breed for all ten chicks
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-03-31

Will these do well in south Texas heat?

Asked by: DKST
Good question. Yes, they do well in the southern heat as they originate genetics from the south and are bred to be hardy to the heat. The are excellent foragers as well
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-05-01
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