Frequently asked questions

How long does it take for the eggs to hatch?

It takes 21 days for a chicken egg to hatch. It takes longer for some – so have hope until Day 23.

What feed do the chicks need?

For the first 6 weeks the chicks eat chick crumb before moving onto growers pellets. At 12 weeks they move onto layers pellets and corn can be fed as a treat.

How long do chicks need heat for?

Usually, chicks will be under the heat lamp for about 6 to 8 weeks. At 6 weeks chicks are fully feathered.

How many eggs do the chickens lay each year?

Poland bantams lay 150 - 170 small / medium eggs per year. Cotswald Legbar lay 230 - 250 large eggs per year. Speckled Legbar lay 180 - 200 large eggs per year.

How do i pay for an item?

Either email: __________________________ or pay at pickup/dropoff.

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