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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Cherry Egger Chicken Pullet

Cherry Egger Chicken Pullet




 Day old Cherry Egger chicks

Day old Cherry Egger chicks

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Cherry Egger Chicken Breed


Cherry Egger Chicken Breed Information and Chicken Facts

Cherry Egger Chicken Information:

Cherry Egger Chickens are a combination of different chicken breeds to produce an egg laying production chicken which will lay large brown eggs and one of the best chickens for backyards. They are well known for best chickens for eggs and kids. . The Cherry Egger chicken resembles the Rhode Island Red chicken and is a best pick for raising backyard chickens. Cherry Egger chickens in the winter do very well as long as you have a wind break and dry chicken house or chicken coop.  See more information on our chicken care sheet on how to raise your own chickens or other pages for great poultry for sale.

Chicken Facts: 

  • Poultry Show Class: No official Show Class at this time

  • Weights -   Hen-----6 1/2 lbs     Rooster------8 1/2 lbs
                      Pullet---5 1/2 lbs        Cockerel----7 1/2 lbs

  • Purpose - Dual Purpose: egg laying and meat production

  • Egg Shell Color - Brown

  • Egg Production - Prolific: 200-280 eggs per year   (*estimates only, see FAQ)

  • Country of Origin - United States  

  •  APA: -No

  • ALBC: -No  

  • BREEDER FARM SOURCE: “ Cackle Hatchery Poultry Breeding Farm” developing our bloodline or strain of pure Cherry Egger since 1989.


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 EXCEPTION: 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
Cherry Egger Straight Run 5 2.45 12.25
Cherry Egger Straight Run 10 2.40 24.00
Cherry Egger Straight Run 15 2.25 33.75
Cherry Egger Straight Run 25 2.10 52.50
Cherry Egger Straight Run 50 1.90 95.00
Cherry Egger Straight Run 100 1.75 175.00
Cherry Egger Pullets 5 2.85 14.25
Cherry Egger Pullets 10 2.80 28.00
Cherry Egger Pullets 15 2.70 40.50
Cherry Egger Pullets 25 2.55 63.75
Cherry Egger Pullets 50 2.35 117.50
Cherry Egger Pullets 100 2.20 220.00
Cherry Egger Cockerels 1-9 2.00 $2.00

Cherry Egger Cockerels 10 1.50 15.00
Cherry Egger Cockerels 15 1.35 20.25
Cherry Egger Cockerels 25 1.25 31.25
Cherry Egger Cockerels 50 1.05 52.50
Cherry Egger Cockerels 100 .75 75.00


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