Originated and developed in the state of Delaware USA in the 1940’s and admitted into the American Standard of Perfection in 1952. The Delaware is a dual purpose chicken with…Continue Reading
Search Results for: delaware
Delaware X Hampshire Cross (Indian River) Chicken
This is a cross between a purebred Delaware Chicken Rooster over the pure New Hampshire Chicken hen. This cross makes for a vigorous healthier chicken and is used for dual…Continue Reading
Delaware Started Pullet
Delaware Started Pullets are 30.00 each for a 15 to 22 week old female. MAXIMUM OF 2 PER ORDER ONLY Shipping and Handling Charges: 1 bird-$202.00 2 birds-$232.00 These pullets…Continue Reading
Delaware Hatching Eggs
Incubating your own Delaware Hatching Eggs in small batches takes up less space and allows for continuous egg production. Maintaning the correct temperature and humidity during the incubation period is…Continue Reading
What’s the Difference between Sex Link and Autosex Chickens?
…a Delaware rooster with a Rhode Island Red hen, all the first-generation chicks, whether pullets or cockerels, would have the Delaware feather pattern. Autosex Chickens Like sex link chicks, autosex…Continue Reading
Red Sex Link Chicken
…one of our best Cackle Hatchery® production/bloodlines of pure Delaware chicken hen. The results are a color sexed baby chick and chick offspring of vigor and health. The chicken cockerels…Continue Reading
4 Outstanding Dual-Purpose Sex Link Hybrid Chickens
…a cross between a Rhode Island Red rooster and a Delaware hen, producing an outstanding dual-purpose chicken. The hens lay large brown eggs. With their reddish brown plumage set off…Continue Reading
Can Backyard Chickens Alleviate Poverty?
…growing demand, rural Midwestern women ran much of the poultry business, explains Andrew Lawler in “How the Chicken Built America.” And, in 1923, an entrepreneurial Delaware woman named Celia Steele…Continue Reading
Why Do We Call the Turkey a Turkey?
…one got started is anyone’s guess. A review of languages of eastern tribes reveals lots of words for turkey, but no firkee: Powhatan (Virginia) — monanow; Delaware — tshikenum; Algonkian…Continue Reading
15 Chicken Breeds that Lay Large Eggs
…layers of large brown eggs include the Delaware, Plymouth Rock, Rhode Island Red, Rhode Island White, and Sussex. Hybrid layers are developed specifically for egg production, and therefore typically lay…Continue Reading