Delaware

$2.70$3.95

Delaware Chickens were originally developed in the state of Delaware in the 1940’s, by crossing Barred Plymouth Rocks and New Hampshire Chickens.  In the days before the Cornish-Rock Cross, they were the most popular broiler birds and are still a top pick for those looking for a sustainable heritage breed flock.

Delaware Chickens are a hardy breed that makes a great dual-purpose bird which matures early.  The males mature quickly and the hens make great egg layers.  The Delaware breed does well in free range environments and fit well in backyard flocks.  They are calm and docile.   The Delawares are a beautiful mostly white bird, with black and white tail and neck feathers.  This dual-purpose breed features excellent egg production of nice large brown eggs and has superior meat characteristics.

Approx. 200-260 Lg Brown Eggs/Yr | Weight: Males 8 1/2# & Females 6 1/2#

Available February – September

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

(Minimum 3 Each Sex)

Amount Female St Run Male
3+ $3.95 $3.05 $2.70
6+ $3.80 $2.95 $2.50
15+ $3.70 $2.75 $2.30
25+ $3.55 $2.60 $2.10
50+ $3.40 $2.50 $2.00
100+ $3.25 $2.40 $1.90

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Additional small order fee ($35.00) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry.

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Delaware Chickens were originally developed in the state of Delaware in the 1940’s, by crossing Barred Plymouth Rocks and New Hampshire Chickens.  In the days before the Cornish-Rock Cross, they were the most popular broiler birds and are still a top pick for those looking for a sustainable heritage breed flock.

Delaware Chickens are a hardy breed that makes a great dual-purpose bird which matures early.  The males mature quickly and the hens make great egg layers.  The Delaware breed does well in free range environments and fit well in backyard flocks.  They are calm and docile.   The Delawares are a beautiful mostly white bird, with black and white tail and neck feathers.  This dual-purpose breed features excellent egg production of nice large brown eggs and has superior meat characteristics.

Approx. 200-260 Lg Brown Eggs/Yr | Weight: Males 8 1/2# & Females 6 1/2#

  • Poultry Show Class: American
  • Weights: Hen—–6 1/2 lbs               Rooster——8 1/2 lbs
  • Purpose and Type: Primary production, Egg Laying & Pet/Secondary meat source
  • Color of Egg Shell: Brown
  • Egg Production: 200-260 eggs per year.
  • Egg Size: Large-Jumbo
  • Temperament: Docile
  • Gender Accuracy: 85-90%
  • Fertility Percentage: 65-80%
  • Broody: Setter
  • Mating Ratio: 10 Females to 1 Male
  • Roost Height: 2 to 4 feet
  • Country of Origin: United States, Delaware
  • APA: Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection in 1952.
  • ALBC: Critical Status, Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed.

Available February – September

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

(Minimum 3 Each Sex)

 Quantity Discount will appear in your cart!

PLEASE REVIEW MINIMUM ORDER RULES & QUANTITIES BELOW

———->  Minimum Order Requirements  <———–

Additional small order fee ($35.00) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry. 

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Sex

Male, Straight Run, Female

Desired Hatch Week

FEBRUARY 3, 2020, FEBRUARY 10, 2020, FEBRUARY 17, 2020, FEBRUARY 24, 2020, MARCH 2, 2020, MARCH 9, 2020, MARCH 16, 2020, MARCH 23, 2020, MARCH 30, 2020, APRIL 6, 2020, APRIL 13, 2020, APRIL 20, 2020, APRIL 27, 2020, MAY 4, 2020, MAY 11, 2020, MAY 18, 2020, MAY 25, 2020, JUNE 1, 2020, JUNE 8, 2020, JUNE 15, 2020, JUNE 22, 2020, JUNE 29, 2020, JULY 6, 2020, JULY 13, 2020, JULY 20, 2020, JULY 27, 2020, AUGUST 3, 2020, AUGUST 10, 2020, AUGUST 17, 2020, AUGUST 24, 2020, AUGUST 31, 2020, SEPTEMBER 7, 2020, SEPTEMBER 14, 2020, SEPTEMBER 21, 2020, SEPTEMBER 28, 2020