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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Egyptian Fayoumis

 Egyptian Fayoumis Chicken Rooster

Egyptian Fayoumis Chicken Rooster

Egyptian Fayoumis Chicken Hen

Egyptian Fayoumis Chicken Hen

Day old Egyptian Fayoumis chick 

Day old Egyptian Fayoumis chicks

Egyptian Fayoumis Chicken Breed


Egyptian Fayoumis Chicken Breed Information and Chicken Facts

Egyptian Fayoumis Chicken Breed Information:

A very common Egyptian fowl (chicken) raised along the Nile River for centuries. Egyptian Fayoumis Chicken’s lay tinted white eggs. Mature very fast with males trying to crow at an unbelievable 5 to 6 weeks. Feathering is silver and white on black background. They have a single comb, bright red waddles, white spot in their ear lobes and slate blue skin. They are a very hardy foragers and do well free-range, they are better at flying than most chickens. The Egyptian Fayoumis chicken is noted for fast maturing and makes for a good free range predator resistant chicken to run on your farm or acreage. They also do well within a large pen or barn and like to roost as high as they can.

Chicken Facts:

  • Poultry Show Class: Other Breed

  • Weights -   Hen-----3 lbs         Rooster------4 lbs
                       Pullet---2 1/2 lbs         Cockerel----3 1/2 lbs

  • Purpose - Ornamental 

  • Egg Shell Color - Tinted White

  • Egg Production - 150-180 eggs per year (*estimates only, see FAQ)

  • Country of Origin -Egypt

  • APA: -No

  • ALBC: -Not Listed 

  • Breeder Farm Source: “ Cackle Hatchery Poultry Breeding Farm” developing our bloodline or strain of pure Egyptian Fayoumis Chickens since 1993.

 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.

Straight Run Only

Minimum of 5 birds of each breed variety/color St Run chicks 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 total order of 15 chicks.



Breed Group Quantity Per Chick Price
To Purchase
Egyptian Fayoumis Straight Run 5 2.77 13.85
Egyptian Fayoumis Straight Run 10 2.72 27.20
Egyptian Fayoumis Straight Run 15 2.62 39.30
Egyptian Fayoumis Straight Run 25 2.37 59.25

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