Please note: Bookings are essential, please phone, email or order your hens online before visiting our store.
Our current batch of baby chicks are ready to collect now. They're 1 week old as of 25/6/20. All chicks are guaranteed female.
Mature pullets will start to lay at apprximately 20 to 25 weeks of age depended on the time of year (Longer natural daylight hours will produce eggs at a younger age)
Raising your own chickens from chicks is fun for the whole family and really easy. Chicks will need a secure brooder and heat source for their first 6 weeks. They will be able to live outside in a secure hutch or coop from 6 weeks old onwards, just let them go and enjoy - A wonderful addition to any backyard.
Important - Please read;
It is not advisable to put younger juvenile chickens with adult birds until at least 16 weeks of age.
Baby chicks will require a good heat source for their first 6 weeks of age
Baby chicks require chick starter food until 8 weeks of age
Juvenile chicks will require grower food from 8 weeks to approx 16 weeks of age
PLEASE NOTE - WE DO NOT SHIP OUR HENS - STRICTLY FOR COLLECTION ONLY.
Hy-line Brown is a Prolific Producer of Rich Brown Eggs & A Super Hardy Layer
Hy-Line Brown is the world’s most balanced brown egg layer. She is capable of producing over 450 x rich brown eggs in her first 100 weeks (approx), peaks well and begins lay early with optimum egg size.
These traits combined with unrivaled feed efficiency, the best egg quality in the market and excellent livability give the Hy-Line Brown the perfect balance, which means more profit for the poultry producer whether a commercial producer or a backyard layer.
The Hy-line brown will have 2 very good seasons in them, with a decline in egg production of approx 20% each season.
We recommend replacing your hens approx every 2 to 3 years.
Price may vary from date ordered to collection date. To cover our feeding costs, these chicks may increase in price by upto $1.50 per week pending pick up date.