Minimum Order Requirements

*We Ship Chicks on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays*

For safe handling and delivery of your birds, The Chick Hatchery has minimum order requirements.

These minimums help the birds stay warm and prevent them from shifting around throughout the shipping process.

Each type of Fowl ordered have their own Minimums!


**CHICKENS & BANTAMS**

We now ship as few as 3 total Poultry 

Orders of 15+ Ship Free (February –September)

**Orders of 3-14 Birds will be charged a SMALL ORDER FEE of $35.00**

To qualify for FREE SHIPPING you MUST order 15 Total Poultry!

Chickens, Bantams, Ducks, Geese, & Turkeys can be mixed & matched to meet the minimum of 15 total Poultry.

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Orders of 25+ Ship Free (September – January)

*Orders of 15-24 Birds are charged a $15.00 Shipping & Handling Fee*

Orders of less than 25 Chicks will have Male Chicks added for warmth if you decide not to purchase extra Straw Pads or a UniHeat 60 Hours Heat Pack in order to provide a Live Arrival Guarantee.


*Chickens/Turkeys from our QUICK CHICKS Category CAN‘T be Mixed with any other Category*


**QUICK CHICKS**

This Category has SPECIAL Requirements

**Chicks in our Quick Chicks Category Ship Separate from all other Poultry**

Chickens CAN be Mixed & Matched but MUST be Ordered in their OWN Order.

Different types of Fowl can’t be combined to meet the Minimum Order Quantity of 20 total Birds.

Minimum: 20 Quick Chickens OR Minimum: 20 Quick Ducks/Turkeys

Minimum 5 per Breed & Sex.  (Mix & Match Chickens)

Ducks & Turkeys do NOT hatch on the same days as Chickens so can NOT be mixed with Chickens.

If choosing Multiple Breeds/Sex, they MUST all have the SAME Hatch Date.

Free Shipping & Free Marek’s Vaccination is Included in the price for this Category!

Coccidiosis Vaccination is ONLY Available for Chickens in this Category for an additional $0.30/each.

We do not Offer Coccidiosis Vaccination for Ducks or Turkeys in this Category.


**ALTERNATE MEAT BIRDS**

Minimum Order is 25 Birds!

FREE SHIPPING!

Alternate Meat Birds MUST be ordered in their own Order.

*GMO-Free Red Rangers & Red Bro Color Yield Broilers Ship separate from all other Poultry*


**CORNISH MEAT BIRDS**

Minimum Order is 25 Birds!

FREE SHIPPING!

Cornish Cross Broilers MUST Be Ordered in their own order

*Cornish Cross Broilers Ship separate from all other Poultry*


**DUCKS**

Minimum 3 Ducks

Free Shipping for Orders of 15+ Poultry

Chickens, Bantams, Ducks, Geese, & Turkeys can be mixed & matched to meet the minimum of 15 total Poultry.


**GEESE**

Minimum 3 Geese

Free Shipping for Orders of 15+ Poultry

Chickens, Bantams, Ducks, Geese, & Turkeys can be mixed & matched to meet the minimum of 15 total Poultry.


**TURKEYS**

Minimum 3 Turkeys

We offer Broad Breasted White, Broad Breasted Bronze, Bourbon Red, Blue Slate, and Narragansett Turkeys.

Turkeys are a great addition to your flock whether for meat or pets.

Free Shipping for Orders of 15+ Poultry

Chickens, Bantams, Ducks, Geese, & Turkeys can be mixed & matched to meet the minimum of 15 total Poultry.


**GUINEA KEETS**

Minimum 3 Guinea Keets

Free Shipping for Orders of 15+ Poultry

Chickens, Bantams, Ducks, Geese, & Turkeys can be mixed & matched to meet the minimum of 15 total Poultry.


**STARTED PULLETS**

Minimum 1 Started Pullet

Free Shipping!

Started Pullets must be ordered in their own order and they ship separate than all other Poultry.


**HATCHING EGGS**

Minimum 1 Dozen Hatching Eggs

Free Shipping!

Hatching Eggs must be ordered in their own order and they ship separate than all other Poultry.