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Mt Healthy Hatcheries 10 Most Popular Breeds

Mt Healthy Hatcheries 10 Most Popular Breeds Year After Year


We hatch the following breeds year round.

1.
Cornish Rock cross

Cornish  Rock Cross 
 
The large massive Cornish Cockerels are bred to large broiler type White Rock hens. The cross produces one of the finest quality broiler type chicks that can be found anywhere. They make market weight in 7 weeks. Many of our customers report 4 lb. broilers in 7 to 8 weeks. 

 2.
Golden Comet Chickens

Golden Comet Chickens 

The  Golden Comet pullet is easily one of the finest brown egg layers available today. They mature early and lay eggs of excellent size and quality. She is an extremely quiet bird, that seems to be able to withstand the colder, non-insulated, laying houses of the small flock owner, better than most breeds.  
3.
Araucanas/Ameraucanas Chickens
Araucanas/Ameraucanas


Originally from Chile, in South America, they are called the Easter egg fowl. They lay colored eggs: blue, green, pink, and olive drab. These birds vary in size and color, some may have whiskers and others muffs of feathers that cover their ears. Their eggs are reported to have more nutritional value than ordinary eggs

4.
Buff Orpington Chickens

Buff Orpington Chickens
An old time favorite with poultry people for many years. These are a nice quiet breed. They are a beautiful buff color and will lay lots of nice brown eggs.  
            

 5.
Barred Plymouth Rocks
 

 Barred Plymouth Rock Chickens

This is another old favorite and one that, in true breeding style, delivers big profits. This is one of the oldest and most selected strain of Barred Rocks in the U.S. The Barred Plymouth Rock has held its own because of its great merit as a profitable, practical fowl for every day in the year use.

 6.
Rhode Island Red Chickens

Rhode Island Red Chickens 

If you are striving for the "Peak" in egg production and still want a heavy bird with good market possibilities, these Reds are for you. A check of national egg laying contest records will reveal the superior egg laying qualities of this breed.         

7.
 Silver laced Wyandotte Chickens

Silver Laced Wyandottes Chickens



These are truly magnificently colored birds. Their silvery white feathers, laced with black make them a most attractive bird in your barnyard. They are heavy producers of large brown eggs.

 8.
Golden Laced Wyandotte Chickens

  

Golden Laced Wyandottes Chickens              



Is one of the most beautiful breeds we offer. Their feather pattern is a combination of rich golden brown laced with a greenish-black tipped feather. They have rose combs, and are good producers of brown eggs

 9.
Black Australorps Chickens

Black Australorps


Is an eye-catching bird. It is black with an intense beetle-green sheen on its feathers. Australorps are very good brown egg layers, in fact, one hen still holds the world's record by laying 364 eggs in 365 days under official Australian testing.

 10.
 Black Sex Link Chickens

Black Sex Link Chickens


This valuable chicken is produced by mating an R.I. Red male to a Barred Rock female. The pullets are black with a reddish cast and are splendid layers of large brown eggs. Roosters resemble a Barred rock.




Due to the popularity of these 10 breeds, we hatch them year-round. Right now, we are hatching every Wednesday and will be in full swing by February 21st hatching twice a week all 28 breeds of chicks that we offer. Hopefully, this information will help guide you in selecting what breeds to add to your new flocks. For the best selection get your orders in the early before they are gone! Also, you can request a free catalog or download our catalog from our website at www.mthealthy.com.