Chickens

I raise a variety of rare breed chickens. I have chosen them because they are unusual looking, with good temperaments, good egg layers and I especially love the pretty egg colors!

**9/29/2022**

We are sold out of chicks and hatching eggs for the season. Time for the girls to rest and renew. 

For 2023 I will be offering the following as feather sexed female chicks for $15, and later, as coop ready pullets for $25-$35, depending on age. Just hatched, unsexed chicks will be $10. 

I don't ship birds. They are available for pick up in Aptos, CA.

I’ll also have hatching eggs available for $35 per dozen.

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LAVENDER ORPINGTON

The lavender or "self blue" color is rare and highly prized in the world of chickens. I like them big and fluffy, so I breed for that. They are a large, loosely-feathered bird with an upright stance and a medium-sized single comb. Orpingtons are adored for their good nature and willingness to be handled. Lays about 200 large brown eggs per year.

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FRENCH BLUE COPPER MARANS

A rare and beautiful bird, with blue feathers and copper hackles, most will have lightly feathered shanks and feet. Blue Copper Marans are good layers of a medium-dark brown egg, not as dark as Black Copper Marans. This breed is calm and gentle, so they make a wonderful backyard pet.

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Giant Cochin

The biggest floofs in the chicken world! Big round bodies, feathered feet and legs, sweet personalities and steady layers of large light brown eggs. I currently have blue, black (with a few frizzled girls) partridge, buff and red mixed in together, with a Black Giant Cochin over them.

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ISABELLA LEGHORN

This breed is just gorgeous! Which is why I jumped at the chance to get them in 2021. They are like the sparkle fairy princesses of my flock! 


 Leghorns are an ancient breed that first originated in Italy and have always been famous for their egg production capabilities. The white leghorns are one of the most common breeds used in industrial egg operations (boo-hiss). The first Leghorns came to the U.S. starting in the 1820s. But THESE are NOT your 1820’s industrial egg makers!

 

Isabella Leghorns are a newer variety of Leghorn that feature pastel shades of cream and blue. Hens are an even pastel blue shade with cream-colored hackles and breasts.

The hackle and saddle of the males are a cream color with blue striping on each feather while the tail and breast are an even shade of pastel blue.