Cackle Hatchery

"Hatching and Shipping Since 1936"
Family Owned for Three Generations

PO Box 529,  Lebanon, MO  65536
417-532-4581 - 417-588-1918 (fax)   .

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California White

"Mediterranean Class"

California White Chicken Hen

California White Chicken Hen

Day old California White chicks 

Day old California White chicks

Below are pictures of the parent stock for the California White Chickens.

California Grey Rooster

California Grey Chicken Rooster

White Leghorn Hen

White Leghorn Chicken Hen

California White Chcks

California White Chicks

California White Chicken Breed Information and Chicken Facts

California White Chicken Breed Information:

The California White Chicken is a cross between our best White Leghorn chicken hen with a California Grey Chicken Rooster. Adults are covered with white feathers with flecks of black. They grow fast and lay lots of big white eggs. They are a hardy chicken and will surpass the White Leghorn in laying ability and long longevity. They take well to close confinement.

Chicken Facts:

  • Weights -   Hen-----5 1/2 lbs        Rooster------7 lbs
                    Pullet---5  lbs             Cockerel----6 lbs

  • Purpose - Egg Laying

  • Egg Color - White

  • Egg Production - Prolific 300+ eggs per year (*estimates only, see FAQ)

  • Country of Origin - United States

  •  APA: -No

  • ALBC: -No

  • BREEDER FARM SOURCE: “ Cackle Hatchery Poultry Breeding Farm” investing over 40 years of developing our bloodline or strain of pure California White.

Cackle Hatchery has these chickens for sale. If you would like just a few chicks for sale then check out our Small Poultry Order or City/Town Chicken Specials and also our Backyard Chicken Houses.

Minimum of 5 birds of each breed, variety, color, or sex. ONLY EXCEPTIONS: If you are ordering pullets, you may order 1 or 2 cockerels to go with them or UNLESS YOU ARE ORDERING ONE OF THE CITY-TOWN OR SMALL ORDER SPECIALS”  

Straight Run, Pullets and Cockerels are shipped at 1 day of age, the chicks arrive at your post office at 2-3 days of age You MUST have a minimum order of 15 chicks total. 



Breed  Group Quantity Per Chick Price
To Purchase
California White Straight Run 5   $10.30
California White Straight Run 10   $19.00
California White Straight Run 15   $28.80
California White Straight Run 25   $37.25
California White Straight Run 50   $62.50
California White Straight Run 100   $115.00
California White Pullets 5   $12.60
California White Pullets 10   $23.70
California White Pullets 15   $34.80
California White Pullets 25   $48.50
California White Pullets 50   $88.50
California White Pullets 100   $164.00
California White Cockerels 1-9   $1.25

California White Cockerels 10   $11.00
California White Cockerels 15   $13.50
California White Cockerels 25   $15.75
California White Cockerels 50   $24.50
California White Cockerels 100   $43.00

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