History of Cackle Hatchery®
We are a 3rd generation family owned and operated hatchery and breeding farms
offering over 193 varieties of poultry shipped directly from our facility here in
Missouri. It's our mission to enhance your life by providing you with quality
poultry For Showing, For Meat, For Enjoyment, For Eggs or For Pets. We specialize
in hatching purebred poultry and shipping day old chicks right to your local post
office "Since 1936". Cackle Hatchery® has been raising quality U.S. Pullorum clean
poultry since "1936" and ships throughout the United States including Alaska and
Puerto Rico and Hawaii. Cackle's Chick Hatchery and Cackle's Poultry Breeder Farms
selectively breed and raise our own breeding proprietary stock/bloodline. These
farms holding 60,000 breeders are all within a 50 mile radius of Cackle Hatchery.
This stock produces our own eggs which are hatched from our Hatchery here in
Lebanon Missouri, the heart of the Missouri Ozarks.
Member of the Lebanon Missouri Chamber of Commerce
Member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Member of the State of Missouri Chamber of Commerce Since
Member of the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP)
Nancy Smith (Cackle Hatchery® ) President of Missouri Poultry
Industries Association, Inc. Emphasis: Hatcheries
Member of the American Poultry Association (APA)
Member of the American Bantam Association (ABA)
Member of Bird Shippers of America
Member of Heritage Poultry Breeders Association of
Member of the National Federation Independent Business (NFIB)
Offering E-Commerce since "1999"
Hatching and Shipping since "1936"
Family owned and operated for three generations by the
Member of the Society for Preservation of Poultry
Member of The
American Livestock Breeds Conservancy
of the Missouri State Poultry Club
Sponsors of the Missouri State Fair (Poultry Trophies)
Proud Sponsors of the APA-ABA Youth Poultry Club
Better Business Bureau Accredited Business
Cackle Hatchery One of only 12 Hobby Hatcheries left in the USA and located right here
in Lebanon, Missouri. In the 1940-1950 era every town in the USA had a small poultry
hatchery located in town, today there are only about 12 of these chicken hatcheries that
produce poultry chicks for the backyard use or small farm buyer. Cackle Hatchery provides
free limited tours, store, incubation viewing, resources and live baby chicks to see or
purchase. Cackle Hatchery also holds a "Cackle Hatchery Fall Festival" each year in October.
Watch video of "2013 Cackle Hatchery Fall Festival" by
Clicking Here. Located at 411 West Commercial Street, Lebanon MO 65536. Hours M-F
9am-5:30pm and Sat. 9am-3pm. Best times for visit are March-September. See our
Google Map on where we are located.
Map to Cackle Hatchery®
We would like to thank all of our
customers for their business, Sincerely, Jeff Smith, Clifton Smith, Nancy Smith
and Edie Smith
Seventy Years of Poultry Improvement
National Poultry Improvement Plan
Cackle Hatchery® 's National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) number is 43-105
Poultry Flocks are tested
negative for Avian Influenza and Pullorum-Typhold.
Turkey Flocks are tested
negative for Mycoplasma Gallisepticum, Mycoplasma Synoviae and Salmonella
|MISSION STATEMENTIt's our mission to enhance our customer's life by providing
them with quality poultry for showing, for meat, for enjoyment,
for eggs or for pets. We are committed to providing our
customers with courteous and knowledgeable service, producing
quality poultry at a very competitive price and specializing in
hatching vigorous purebred poultry that are shipped from our
facility here in Missouri to our customer's local post office.
We are dedicated to promoting and the preservation of old and
new breeds/varieties of poultry for all generations. Our
goal is to continue Cackle Hatchery® 's long history since 1936
into the future.
“Proud producers of 99.0% U.S.A. made Products and Services”
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