Perfect for free range environments, these tri-colored or red feathered chickens grow to lbs in just weeks. Baby chicks for They are around 2 weeks slower to reach market weight than This cross produces a faster Looking for slow growing, meat producing baby chicks that work well in free range, organic and pasture environments?
Chickens become coop ready between weeks old, and can go outside to a chicken coop with no supplemental heat. Started pullets are nearly fully mature between weeks old and can hold their own with an existing flock of birds. Point of lay hens are fully grown and, depending on the breed, are either ready to lay immediately or within one to two months. Roosters are a healthy addition to flocks that are free-range, and will do their best to hep protect the hens.
We cannot reserve chickens, even if the breed that you want is not currently available. If you want to buy week old chickens from us, you will need to place an order through our website for one or more of the breeds that we list as being available. We will send you an email with shipping information when your order ships , but we will not contact you with shipping information prior to that. If you choose local pick-up from our farm near Waco, Texas, we will contact you by email with local pickup instructions.
Depending on your part of the country, you could try Craigslist, eBay Classifieds or a local farmers market listing to find your birds. It is important, even as new chicken keepers, that you trust your gut instinct; if there is any question in your mind about the health or viability of the birds you are considering purchasing, you should pass, and find other birds. The age of birds should be considered when purchasing.