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)
www.cacklehatchery.com   . 
cacklehatchery@cacklehatchery.com


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Mottled Houdan

 

Mottled Houdan Chicken Hen

Mottled Houdan Chicken Hen

Flock of Mottled Houdan Chickens

 

Mottled Houdan Chicken Flock

 

My daughter Kennedy showed poultry for the first time at our fair and placed 1st in her Continental Class with her Houdan Rooster.

My daughter Kennedy showed poultry for the first time at our fair and placed 1st in her Continental Class with her Houdan Rooster.

Day old Mottled Houdan chicks

Day old Mottled Houdan chicks

Mottled Houdan Chicken Rooster

Mottled Houdan Chicken Rooster

Mottled Houdan Chicken Hen

Mottled Houdan Chicken Hen

Close up of Mottled Houdan Chicken Hen

Close up of Mottled Houdan Chicken Hen

 

Close up of Mottled Houdan Chicken Foot showing 5th toe under spur

Close up of Mottled Houdan Chicken Foot showing 5th toe under spur

Mottled Houdan Chicken Breed

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Mottled Houdan Chicken Breed Information and Chicken Facts
*Heritage Breed

Mottled Houdan Chicken Breed Information:

Mottled Houdan chicken breed imported from the town Houdan (France) into England around the 1850's. The Mottled Houdan chicken was introduced to America in 1865 and later in 1874 it was admitted into the American Standard of Perfection. A unique chicken has a fifth toe, is an old French breed, a wide cavernous nostril, a large crested feather head and a white egg layer. They are extremely docile and gentle and make good pets.


Chicken Facts:

  • Poultry Show Class: Continental Class

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

  • Purpose - Ornamental and Dual Purpose: Egg Laying and Meat Production

  • Egg Shell Color - White

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

  • Country of Origin -France

  • APA: -Yes, Recognized by the American Standard of Perfection

  • ALBC: -Watch Status, Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed.

  • Breeder Farm Source: "Cackle Hatchery Poultry Breeding Farm" Developing our bloodline or strain of Mottled Houdans since 1971.

 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 baby 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. 

BABY CHICK PRICES

 

   
Breed  Group Qty Per Chick Price
To Purchase
Mottled Houdan Straight Run 5 2.77 13.85
 
Mottled Houdan Straight Run 10 2.72 27.20
 
Mottled Houdan Straight Run 15 2.62 39.30
 
Mottled Houdan Straight Run 25 2.37 59.25


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