Chick Days @ Murdoch's

Chick Days

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In-store Chicken Chats

Cluck, Cluck! Murdoch’s is partnering with experts from Nutrena feed company to deliver Chicken Chat educational sessions in a community near you!

Whether you are a first-timer or seasoned veteran, we encourage you to attend and ask your questions.

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You're Invited

We love visitors during Chick Days!

Teachers, schedule a classroom fieldtrip to your local Murdoch's and learn all about our chicks and ducklings, and their life on the farm.

We can help you find numerous chicken-related learning activities for all grade levels. From lesson plans to printout activities, we can guide you towards the resources that best fit your needs.

If you are interested in scheduling a visit, please contact your local Murdoch's today to book your class field trip in advance.

Coloring Contest

CHICK DAYS 2016 COLORING CONTEST

You could win a pizza party when you enter our annual Murdoch's Chick Days coloring contest!

Contest Rules:

  • This one is for the kids. Children in grades K-6 are welcome to participate
  • Entries must be received no later than March 31, 2016 to be eligible

To enter:

  • Download a coloring sheet
  • Print and distribute to your students to color
  • Mail or deliver completed entries to your local Murdoch's store
  • The winning entry will win a pizza party for his or her classroom
  • The pizza party will be organized by the student's teacher and local Murdoch's store manager
Download Coloring Sheet
 

Types of birds at Murdoch's!

Availability varies by store, please call your local Murdoch’s for currently available birds.

BANTAMS

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STANDARD BREEDS

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Anacona - Pullets

ANACONA - PULLETS

  • Famous as layers of good-sized, white eggs, and are non-setters
  • Their dark color and active temperament make them a good bird to raise where hawks, owls, and animal predators are a problem
  • Very quick and alert
Araucana - Pullets

ARAUCANA PULLETS

  • "The easter egg chicken"
  • Araucana/Americana cross, and therefore have different color variations as adults
  • Known for their ability to lay colored eggs, varying from turquoise to deep olive and shades of brown
Araucana - Straight Run

ARAUCANA - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Araucana/Americana cross, and therefore have different color variations as adults
  • Known for their ability to lay colored eggs, varying from turquoise to deep olive and shades of brown
BARRED ROCK - MALES

BARRED ROCK - MALES

  • This breed is one of the all-time favorites
  • Have a solid plumpness and yellow skin make a beautiful roasting fowl
  • Hardy, reliable chickens with bred-in strength and vitality
BARRED ROCK - PULLETS

BARRED ROCK - PULLETS

  • Prolific layers of brown eggs and the hens are not discouraged by cold weather
  • Have a solid plumpness and yellow skin that can make them a good roasting bird
BLACK AUSTRALORP - PULLETS

BLACK AUSTRALORP - PULLETS

  • Considered one of the best layers of light brown eggs of all heavy breeds
  • Glossy black with a greenish to purplish sheen
  • Females mature early and many will be in production between 5 & 6 months of age
BLACK AUSTRALORP - STRAIGT RUN

BLACK AUSTRALORP - STRAIGT RUN

  • Considered one of the best layers of light brown eggs of all heavy breeds
  • Glossy black with a greenish to purplish sheen
  • Females mature early and many will be in production between 5 & 6 months of age
  • Big birds, with males weighing 6-8 lbs at maturity and females 5-7 lbs
BLACK COCHIN - STRAIGHT RUN

BLACK COCHIN - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Have fluffy, downy plumage giving them a somewhat massive, bulky appearance
  • Beautiful coal-black color
  • Highly prized for exhibition
BLACK JERSEY GIANT - PULLET AND STRAIGHT RUN

BLACK JERSEY GIANT - PULLET AND STRAIGHT RUN

  • Super heavy bird with black plumage that has a beautiful green sheen
  • With the straight red comb and tremendous size, it makes an unusually handsome variety for exhibition
  • Hens are good layers of brown eggs and especially persistent through cold weather
BLACK ROSECOMB - STRAIGHT RUN

BLACK ROSECOMB - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Beautiful birds with a very small bantum, beautiful body and alert personality
  • White egg color
BLACK STAR - PULLET

BLACK STAR - PULLET

  • Sex link chick
  • Wonderful brown egg layer that will weigh a little over 5 lbs
  • The females are black with gold hackle and breast feathers and are egg-laying machines
  • A "sex link" chicken is one can be sexed by its color at the time of hatch
BLUE ANDALUSIAN - PULLET & STRAIGHT RUN

BLUE ANDALUSIAN - PULLET & STRAIGHT RUN

  • Graceful, stately carriage and delicately blue-laced plumage
  • White skin color, with shanks and leaden blue toes
  • Fine layers of white or slightly tinted eggs, with very little tendency towards broodiness
BLUE COCHINS - STRAIGHT RUN

BLUE COCHINS - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Stately, gentle variety that is very rare and extremely beautiful
  • Striking bluish-slate color that is one of the most difficult colors to breed for in the poultry world
BUFF BRAHMA - STRAIGHT RUN

BUFF BRAHMA - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Same large size and quiet temperament of the other Brahmas
  • Buff and black combination and great size
  • Lay brown eggs, will set, are gentle and are very nice show birds
BUFF COCHIN - PULLET

BUFF COCHIN - PULLET

  • Massive Asiatic fowl covered with an extraordinary abundance of soft, fluffy, golden buff feathers from tip to toe
  • Poor layers, but good setters and beautiful show birds
BUFF LACED POLISH - STRAIGHT RUN

BUFF LACED POLISH - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Flowing crests and sprightly carriage make these chickens one of the most prized varieties for anyone interested in beauty and unusual poultry
  • Easy to handle, layers of white eggs, and practically non-setters
  • Come both bearded and non-bearded
BUFF ORPINGTON - PULLET & STRAIGHT RUN

BUFF ORPINGTON - PULLET & STRAIGHT RUN

  • Large, stately birds with heavy, full plumage and a quiet disposition
  • Easy to dress for the table and are white skinned, plump and juicy
  • Excellent winter layers, shelling out brown eggs right through the cold weather
BUTTERCUPS - STRAIGHT RUN

BUTTERCUPS - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Unusual appearance making them an excellent breed for exhibition projects
  • Males and females have very different coloring
CORNISH ROASTER - STRAIGHT RUN

CORNISH ROASTER - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Usually raised for meat purposes
  • Dress out about 3-4 lbs. in about 8-9 weeks, but most usually wait until 12 weeks of age to butcher
CUCKOO MARAN - STRAIGHT RUN

CUCKOO MARAN - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Feathers are all crossed throughout with irregular dark & light slate colored bars
  • Very dark almost chocolate brown colored eggs
DARK BRAHMA - STRAIGHT RUN

DARK BRAHMA - STRAIGHT RUN

  • One of the oldest and most established varieties
  • Their color pattern is known as Silver Penciled, which consists of a lustrous greenish-black base color with a narrow edging of silvery white around the neck, saddle, and tail
  • To see these feathers shine in the sunlight is truly a sight to behold
EGYPTIAN FAYOUMIS - PULLET

EGYPTIAN FAYOUMIS - PULLET

  • Small, active, lovely chickens that have been raised along the Nile River in Egypt for centuries
  • No other breed matures quite so quickly as these
  • Young females are apt to start laying their small tinted white eggs at 4½ months
  • mmales will start to crow at an unbelievable 5-6 weeks
GOLD LACED WYANDOTTES - PULLETS & STRAIGHT RUN

GOLD LACED WYANDOTTES - PULLETS & STRAIGHT RUN

  • Beautiful combination of rich golden-bay laced with lustrous greenish-black
  • General feather pattern is very similar to the Silver Laced Wyandottes making it a beautiful bird for exhibition
GOLDEN CAMPINES - PULLETS

GOLDEN CAMPINES - PULLETS

  • Very old and rare breed that originated in Belgium
  • Features a beautiful combination of lustrous black and golden-bay that makes the distinctive barred feather pattern
  • Rather small birds that lay white eggs
GOLDEN PENCILED HAMBURGS - STRAIGHT RUN

GOLDEN PENCILED HAMBURGS - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Absolutely beautiful variety of the Hamburgs
  • Finely penciled plumage of black barring on reddish base color, leaden blue shanks and toes, and a neat pointed rose comb
  • Lay white eggs and are non-setters
GOLDEN POLISH - STRAIGHT RUN

GOLDEN POLISH - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Fine example of the crested fowl and among the most ornamental of all
  • Very showy, useful layers of white eggs and non-setters
  • Quiet and gentle birds, owing perhaps to their restricted vision because of the crests
  • Rather small breed with compact bodies, weighing around 3-4 lbs
LAKENVELDER - PULLETS

LAKENVELDER - PULLETS

  • Quite small when mature, 3-4 lbs., and very quick & active, foraging widely if allowed to run
  • Skin is white and the breast unusually plump and round
  • Hens lay white eggs and are non-setters
LIGHT BRAHMA - PULLET & STRAIGHT RUN

LIGHT BRAHMA - PULLET & STRAIGHT RUN

  • Have a small pea comb, great size and heavy plumage, which makes them almost immune to cold weather
  • Good layers of brown eggs, especially in the winter, and will also set
  • Easy to dress, with light plumage and yellow skin
  • Exceptionally quiet, gentle & easy to handle
NEW HAMPSHIRE RED - PULLET & STRAIGHT RUN

NEW HAMPSHIRE RED - PULLET & STRAIGHT RUN

  • Bred for selective breeding, early maturity, rapid full feathering, and production of large, brown eggs
  • Rich chestnut-red, of a somewhat lighter and more even shade than the Rhode Island Reds, and the baby chicks are also a lighter red
PARTRIDGE COCHIN - STRAIGHT RUN

PARTRIDGE COCHIN - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Handsome, massive fowl are gorgeously colored
  • Males hackle and saddle feathers are almost orange-red with black centers
  • Females have the typical partridge pattern with dark reddish-brown feathers penciled in black
  • Highly prized for their show qualities and are also valuable setting hens
PARTRIDGE ROCK - STRAIGHT RUN

PARTRIDGE ROCK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Fairly good-sized birds with yellow skin and plump body
  • Make a nice eating fowl
  • Hens lay brown eggs and are considered one of the best setters and broody hens
PEARL WHITE LEGHORN - PULLET

PEARL WHITE LEGHORN - PULLET

  • Thrive in small places and have a high resistance to disease
  • Good layers with white eggs
PHOENIX - STRAIGHT RUN

PHOENIX - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Ancient Japanese birds are unusually handsome, in color combinations of silver and black
  • Males have long tail feathers, which is a distinguishing trait of this breed
RED CAPS - PULLETS & STRAIGHT RUN

RED CAPS - PULLETS & STRAIGHT RUN

  • Old English Breed with reddish-brown feathers tipped with black spangles, has a large rose comb covered with prominent points
  • White skinned & lay tinted eggs
  • Chicks are a light reddish-tan with black speckles and some stripes
RED CORNISH - STRAIGHT RUN

RED CORNISH - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Unique because of their thick, compact bodies, unusually wide backs, and broad, deep breasts
  • Super meat qualities have made them a truly gourmet item to raise for meat
  • Hens are nice layers of firm-shelled brown eggs, and they are wonderfully hardy
RED CORNISH CROSS- STRAIGHT RUN

RED CORNISH CROSS- STRAIGHT RUN

  • Unique because of their thick, compact bodies, unusually wide backs, and broad, deep breasts
  • Super meat qualities have made them a truly gourmet item to raise for meat
  • Hens are nice layers of firm-shelled brown eggs, and they are wonderfully hardy
RED STAR PULLET - SEX LINK CHICK

RED STAR PULLET - SEX LINK CHICK

  • A "sex link" chicken is one that can be sexed by its color at time of hatch
  • Hens will start to lay at 22 weeks and they lay through hot and cold weather
RHODE ISLAND RED - MALES

RHODE ISLAND RED - MALES

  • Outstanding for production qualities, they have led the contests for brown egg-layers, time after time
  • Dual-purpose fowl for meat, eggs and show
  • Baby chicks are a rusty red color and the mature birds are a variety of mahogany red
SALMON FAVEROLLES - STRAIGHT RUN

SALMON FAVEROLLES - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Raised for exhibition and novelty
  • Good-sized with a beard, muff, feathered shanks, and a 5th toe
  • Male is colored in straw, reddish-brown and black; the female is a creamy-white with muff, fuzzy legs, and 5th toe
SILVER GRAY DORKINGS - STRAIGHT RUN

SILVER GRAY DORKINGS - STRAIGHT RUN

  • A very old breed, these chickens are the color combination of silvery-white and black for males, and white and ashy-gray for females
  • Both sexes have a 5th toe, and a long body on short legs
SILVER LACED WYANDOTTES - PULLETS

SILVER LACED WYANDOTTES - PULLETS

  • An outstanding example of American poultry breeding ingenuity
  • Colorful, hardy, and productive through cold weather
  • Nicely shaped, good-sized egg, from light to rich brown and will set some
SILVER PENCILED ROCK - STRAIGHT RUN

SILVER PENCILED ROCK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Highly prized for exhibition
  • Plumage is ideal for fly tying and rocks have single combs
SILVER POLISH - STRAIGHT RUN

SILVER POLISH - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Have silvery white plumage and are non-setters
  • Lay white eggs
SILVER SPANGLED HAMBURG - STRAIGHT RUN

SILVER SPANGLED HAMBURG - STRAIGHT RUN

  • One of the snappiest, most alert breeds
  • Excellent small birds for both beauty and utility
  • Although egg size is medium, they are small eaters and cost less to keep than most breeds
SINGLE COMB BROWN LEGHORN - PULLETS

SINGLE COMB BROWN LEGHORN - PULLETS

  • Recognized as the most colorful of the Leghorn family
  • Lay white eggs, are non-setters, have large combs, white ear lobes and yellow skin, shanks and feet
SPECKLED SUSSEX - PULLET

SPECKLED SUSSEX - PULLET

  • Medium size, combining beauty and utility
  • Lay light brown or tinted eggs and are nice to raise for showing
STANDARD SULTAN - STRAIGHT RUN

STANDARD SULTAN - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Extremely rare breed with a crest, muff, beard, feathered shanks, and a fifth toe
  • Originated in Southeastern Europe and get their name because they were once favored by the rulers of Turkey
SUMUTRAS - PULLETS

SUMUTRAS - PULLETS

  • Very rare, graceful and beautiful breed
  • Long-tailed fowl with lustrous greenish-black plumage throughout, small comb and wattles
SILVER DUCKWING OLD ENGLISH - STRAIGHT RUN

SILVER DUCKWING OLD ENGLISH - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Small birds that are very popular because of their alertness, upright appearance, and confident personality
  • Males are very striking, with bright-colored plumage and a certain "cockiness" to their identity/li>
  • The comb on games should be dubbed (cut) for show
TOP HAT SPECIAL - STRAIGHT RUN

TOP HAT SPECIAL - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Very quiet and gentle, and don't seem to stray too far from their yard
  • Excellent layers of white eggs, and although not very large, are fine eating birds
  • Baby chicks are especially cute, as the crests show up as little top hats right from the start
TURKENS NAKED NECK - STRAIGHT RUN

TURKENS NAKED NECK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Unique because of their turkey-like bare necks
  • Good layers of brown eggs and are fine eating birds
  • Stand up to cold weather very well
WHITE COCHIN - STRAIGHT RUN

WHITE COCHIN - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Standard cochin variety, these are like giant "snowballs", with masses of soft, white, downy plumage
  • Beautiful birds of quiet disposition and outstanding for exhibition
WHITE CREST BLACK POLISH - STRAIGHT RUN

WHITE CREST BLACK POLISH - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Striking contrast in color with their body plumage of lustrous black, & crests of white with a few black feathers
  • Fine layers of white eggs and non-setters
  • Quiet and gentle birds, owing perhaps to their restricted vision because of the crests
WHITE JERSEY GIANT - STRAIGHT RUN

WHITE JERSEY GIANT - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Primarily a meat bird of extra large frame
  • Yellow skin and white plumage that makes them an easy fowl to dress
  • Quiet and gentle birds, owing perhaps to their restricted vision because of the crests
  • Mature hens are very large and good layers of brown eggs
  • Adult birds have a tendency to show some dark or gray ticking on an occasional feather
WHITE LANGSHAN - STRAIGHT RUN

WHITE LANGSHAN - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Large, stately-appearing bird that are pure white when mature with dark brown eyes and slate-blue shanks
  • Great for showing and lay brown eggs
WHITE LEGHORN - PULLET

WHITE LEGHORN - PULLET

  • One of the best white egg layers
  • Livability and resistance to disease are very high, and the feed-to-egg conversion ratio is excellent—holding down the cost of egg production
  • Weigh about 4 lbs. at maturity, start laying at 4-5 months
WHITE ORPINGTON - PULLET & STRAIGHT RUN

WHITE ORPINGTON - PULLET & STRAIGHT RUN

  • Large, quiet, gentle and very beautiful pure white variety
  • Big-framed birds with pinkish white skin and are very easy to dress
  • Good winter brown egg layers, and also will set
WHITE ROCK - PULLETS & STRAIGHT RUN

WHITE ROCK - PULLETS & STRAIGHT RUN

  • Heavy birds that are outstanding for egg production the entire year, and are especially desirable through the cold winter months
  • Lay a brown eggs of fine quality and size
  • Easy to dress with golden-yellow skin

BANTAMS

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ARAUCANA BANTAMS - STRAIGHT RUN

ARAUCANA BANTAMS - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Lays colored eggs that are bluish-green and they are treasured for this quality
  • Araucana/Americana cross, and come in many different colors and feather patterns
BARRED COCHIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

BARRED COCHIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Extremely pleasant to look at with its defined parallel bars of alternate dark and light colors throughout the length of each feather
  • Very gentle
  • Require little space
BB RED OLD ENGLISH GAME - STRAIGHT RUN

BB RED OLD ENGLISH GAME - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Very popular because of their alertness, upright appearance, and confident personality
  • Males in all of these varieties are very striking, with bright colored plumage and a certain "cockiness" to their identity
BLACK COCHIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

BLACK COCHIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Coal-black plumage with the greenish sheen
  • Bright red comb and wattle make a beautiful contrast to the black feathers
  • Very gentle, excellent setters, and require little space
BLACK JAPANESE BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

BLACK JAPANESE BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Carry their tails upward and higher than the head
  • Good layers, nice for show and very popular
BLACK SILKIE BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

BLACK SILKIE BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Small bundles of all black hair-like feathers, with a mulberry colored comb, face, and wattles
  • Ear lobes are a light blue-turquoise and the skin is dark bluish/black
  • Great setters of all types of eggs
BLACK TAILED BUFF JAPANESE - STRAIGHT RUN

BLACK TAILED BUFF JAPANESE - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Carry their tails upward and higher than the head
  • Good layers, nice for show and very popular
BLACK TAILED WHITE JAPANESE - STRAIGHT RUN

BLACK TAILED WHITE JAPANESE - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Carry their tails upward and higher than the head
  • Good layers, nice for show and very popular
BLUE COCHIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

BLUE COCHIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • The true blue color is perhaps one of the most difficult colors to breed for in the poultry world
  • Nice blue color that will vary from bluish-white to a beautiful black-laced dark blue
BLUE SILKIE BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

BLUE SILKIE BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Black skin and feathers that feel much like hair, which makes them one of our most unusual varieties of chickens
  • Vary in feather color with approximately 50% of the baby chicks blue and the other half will be black, white and combinations
BUFF BRAHMA BANTAMS - STRAIGHT RUN

BUFF BRAHMA BANTAMS - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Newest variety to be recognized in the U.S., and because of this, is more difficult to find
  • Beautiful golden buff bodies with black tails and laced hackles that make them an extremely attractive bird
BUFF SILKIE BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

BUFF SILKIE BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Fairly rare and are in limited supply
  • Come both bearded and non-bearded and are tremendous setters of all types of eggs
  • Buff-colored with black skin, mulberry comb, face and wattles
RED FRIZZLE COCHIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

RED FRIZZLE COCHIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Truly a unique bird!
  • The feathers on the frizzle curve outward and forward giving it the appearance of having walked through a wind storm backwards
  • Very gentle, excellent setters and require little space
DARK BRAHMA BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

DARK BRAHMA BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • One of the oldest and most established varieties
  • Color pattern is known as Silver Penciled, which consists of a lustrous greenish-black base color with a narrow edging of silvery white around the neck, saddle, and tail
LIGHT BRAHMA BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

LIGHT BRAHMA BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Very gentle and easy to handle
  • Very hardy in cold weather, excellent setters, lay and hatch well, and are very eye-appealing with their sharp contrast of colors
  • Baby chicks have a gray smoke-colored tint and mature into a pure white body with black laced tail and hackle feathers
MILLE FLEUR BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

MILLE FLEUR BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Have many unusual characteristics and their reddish bay feathers, that are tipped in white, really make them stand out
  • Come both bearded and non-bearded
  • Their color enhances with age and they are very nice birds
MOTTLED COCHIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

MOTTLED COCHIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Lustrous, greenish-black base color with many of the feathers tipped in white
  • Very gentle, excellent setters, require little space and are beautiful to look at
PORCELAIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

PORCELAIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Base color is a pale blue
  • Feathers are tipped in white, and the presence of vulture hocks, heavy leg feathering, and a wide-set tail make them unique and unsurpassed in beauty
QUAIL ANTERP BELGIAN - STRAIGHT RUN

QUAIL ANTERP BELGIAN - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Color pattern is uniquely different than any other variety
  • Body is a brownish-black and is slightly tinged with a straw color
  • Breast is bay and the head is black, with a bay colored beard and muff
  • Very friendly and quick to catch the eye
RED COCHIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

RED COCHIN BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Even shade of deep lustrous red all over the entire surface of both the male and female
  • Heavily feathered down the shanks and toes and appear to be much larger than they actually are
  • Very gentle, excellent setters and require very little space
RED PYLE OLD ENGLISH BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

RED PYLE OLD ENGLISH BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Very popular because of their alertness, upright appearance, and confident personality
  • Males are very striking, with bright colored plumage and a certain "cockiness" to their identity
  • Comb on games should be dubbed (cut) for show
SILVER SEBRIGHT BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

SILVER SEBRIGHT BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Have the unique distinction of being the only breed that is "hen feathered
  • This means that the male, unlike other chickens, has no pointed sex feathers in the hackle, saddle or tail
  • Very small and are much in demand
WHITE CREST BLACK POLISH BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

WHITE CREST BLACK POLISH BANTAM - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Have a striking contrast in color, with their body plumage of lustrous black, & crests of white with a few black feathers
  • Fine layers of white eggs and non-setters
  • Quiet and gentle birds, owing perhaps to their restricted vision because of the crests
  • Non-bearded, quite small and easy to care for

TURKEYS

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BOURBON RED TURKEY - STRAIGHT RUN

BOURBON RED TURKEY - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Very dark, rich, chestnut color that is edged in black on many of the feathers
  • Wing tips and the back half of the tail are white giving them a very striking appearance
  • Will not grow as large or as fast as the bronze or white turkeys, but are good to eat and a wonderful addition to the farm
BROAD BREASTED BRONZE TURKEY - STRAIGHT RUN

BROAD BREASTED BRONZE TURKEY - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Beautiful to behold, these stately lords of the barnyard must be seen to be appreciated
  • Their feathers are 4 feet in length, 6 feet from wing tip to wing tip
  • A full grown tom will weigh in at about 38 pounds; Hens easily go 22 pounds
BROAD BREASTED WHITE TURKEY - STRAIGHT RUN

BROAD BREASTED WHITE TURKEY - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Feathers are 4 feet in length, 6 feet from wing tip to wing tip
  • A full grown tom will weigh in at about 38 pounds; Hens easily go 22 pounds
NARRAGANSETT TURKEY - STRAIGHT RUN

NARRAGANSETT TURKEY - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Medium sized breed, known for being calm and good mothers
  • A full grown tom will weigh in at about 30 pounds; Hens easily go 17 pounds
PEARL GREY GUINEA - STRAIGHT RUN

PEARL GREY GUINEA - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Very alert and are wonderful "buggers"
  • Joy to have around and a delicacy for the table
PURPLE GUINEA - STRAIGHT RUN

PURPLE GUINEA - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Dark black with purplish sheen feathers
  • Contain all the outstanding traits of guinea fowl
WHITE TURKEY - STRAIGHT RUN

WHITE TURKEY - STRAIGHT RUN

  • These broad-breasted turkeys are the most popular
  • Easy to dress because of their white feathers, they also get the biggest
  • A full grown tom will weigh in at about 45 pounds; Hens easily go 25 pounds
WILD TURKEY - STRAIGHT RUN

WILD TURKEY - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Very hardy, and of course, very colorful
  • Easy to dress because of their white feathers, they also get the biggest
  • Don't get as big as the domestic turkeys but are good flyers and wonderful eating birds
  • A favorite of many sportsmen, and the type that is making an amazing comeback in the wild

DUCKLINGS

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BLUE SWEDISH DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

BLUE SWEDISH DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Black skin and feathers that feel much like hair, which makes them one of our most unusual varieties of ducks
BUFF DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

BUFF DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Black skin and feathers that feel much like hair, which makes them one of our most unusual varieties of ducks
CAYUGA DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

CAYUGA DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Quiet duck that is very hardy and is known primarily for its brilliant "beetle" green plumage
  • Lay light blue or gray eggs
  • Males and hens grow to between 5 and 6 pounds
CHOCOLATE RUNNER DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

CHOCOLATE RUNNER DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Have a long, slender body and a vertical posture
  • Do not waddle but move with a quick step
  • Good foragers and lay white eggs
CRESTED BLUE SWEDISH DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

CRESTED BLUE SWEDISH DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Attractive ducks known for their blue color and have a white bib that runs from under the bill halfway down the breast
  • Hatch with a distinct top knot, which will develop into a large, well-set, round crest
  • Grow fairly quickly and lay reasonably well
FAWN & WHITE RUNNER DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

FAWN & WHITE RUNNER DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Have a long, slender body and a vertical posture
  • Do not waddle but move with a quick step
  • Good foragers and lay white eggs
FLYING MALLARD DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

FLYING MALLARD DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Meat has a gamey taste not found in domestic ducks
  • Males have a green head and neck, a purplish brown chest and are much smaller than Rouen duck
  • Females are mahogany brown with fine penciling of greenish black or brown
INDIAN RUNNER DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

INDIAN RUNNER DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Have a long, slender body and a vertical posture
  • Do not waddle but move with a quick step
  • Good foragers and lay white eggs
KHAKI CAMPBELL DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

KHAKI CAMPBELL DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • One of the best general-purpose ducks and the best layers of all of the domestic ducks
  • Mature weight is around 4-5 pounds, and their light plumage makes them easy to pick and nice for table use
ROUEN DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

ROUEN DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Males have a lustrous green head and neck, a rich purplish-brown chest, and steel gray penciling on the upper body
  • Females are mahogany brown with fine penciling of greenish-black or brown
  • Grow between 6-9 pounds
WHITE PEKIN DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

WHITE PEKIN DUCK - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Both the male & female are creamy white in color, yellow skinned and very large breasted
  • Their fine meat quality and egg-laying ability made them the 1st choice of American duck growers
  • Expect a fall weight of 10-11 lbs. for males and 8-9 lbs. for females

GOSLINGS

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AFRICAN GOOSE - STRAIGHT RUN

AFRICAN GOOSE - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Matures early and has a large black knob on head
  • Dark stripe down the back of neck
BUFF GOOSE - STRAIGHT RUN

BUFF GOOSE - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Very calm and have wonderful dispositions
  • Light buff color sometimes described as "fawn"
  • heavy smooth-breasted and double-lobed breed, with a stance similar to the Embden Goose
BUFF GOOSE - STRAIGHT RUN

CHINESE GOOSE - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Very calm and have wonderful dispositions
  • Light buff color sometimes described as "fawn"
  • heavy smooth-breasted and double-lobed breed, with a stance similar to the Embden Goose
EMBDEN GOOSE - STRAIGHT RUN

EMBDEN GOOSE - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Pure white color and excellent for showing
  • Wonderful eating bird and easier to dress because of the white plumage
  • Expect fall weights of 20 lbs. for males and 13 lbs. for females
GREY TOULOUSE GOOSE - STRAIGHT RUN

GREY TOULOUSE GOOSE - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Among the most popular sold in America today
  • Produce excellent yields of goose down and all-dark meat
  • Varying shades of gray in the plumage emphasize their deep, rounded breasts and massive appearance
  • Fall weights of 18-20 lbs. for males and 12-13 lbs. for females
GREY TOULOUSE GOOSE - STRAIGHT RUN

GREY TOULOUSE GOOSE - STRAIGHT RUN

  • Among the most popular sold in America today
  • Produce excellent yields of goose down and all-dark meat
  • Varying shades of gray in the plumage emphasize their deep, rounded breasts and massive appearance
  • Fall weights of 18-20 lbs. for males and 12-13 lbs. for females