Delaware hens do well in confinement, but are also an excellent free range choice.Delaware roosters make excellent meat birds, growing to more than 8 pounds!Delaware chickens are good layers of light brown eggs.Day old baby Delaware Chicks for Sale at Meyer Hatchery, located in Ohio.

Delaware

Product Code : DELS

Item#Sex1-56-1516-2526-4950-99100+Quantity

DELS

St. Run

$3.24

$3.12

$2.95

$2.77

$2.60

$2.42

DELF

Female

$3.98

$3.89

$3.68

$3.51

$3.33

$3.16

DELM

Male

$2.60

$2.48

$2.30

$2.13

$1.95

$1.78

Next available: 1 left for Aug 17, or view upcoming inventory

Delaware Chicks

Delaware Chickens were originally developed in the state of Delaware in the 1940s, by crossing Barred Plymouth Rocks and New Hampshire Chickens. In the days before the Cornish-Rock Cross, they were the most popular broiler birds and are still a top pick for those looking for a sustainable heritage breed flock. 

The Delawares are a beautiful mostly white bird, with black and white tail and neck feathers. This dual-purpose breed features excellent egg production of nice large brown eggs and has superior meat characteristics. 

 Average mature weight: Roosters 6 1/2 lbs., Hens 4 1/2 lbs.

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Characteristics
Class: American
Origin: United States
Comb Type: Single Comb
Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size: Large
Production: Very Good
Matures: Early
Bird Size: Medium 4 1/2 - 6 1/2 lbs
Broody: Yes
Hardiness: Very Heat & Cold Hardy
Personality: Calm
 
Breed Availability

Aug 10, 2020

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 93

Aug 17, 2020

Female: 0
St. Run: 1
Male: 100+

Aug 24, 2020

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 100+

Aug 31, 2020

Female: 1
St. Run: 3
Male: 95

Sep 9, 2020

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 7

Sep 14, 2020

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 26

Sep 21, 2020

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 21

Sep 28, 2020

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 17

Oct 5, 2020

Female: 1
St. Run: 2
Male: 28

Oct 13, 2020

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 39

Oct 19, 2020

Female: 0
St. Run: 1
Male: 33

Oct 26, 2020

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 25

Nov 2, 2020

Female: 11
St. Run: 22
Male: 20




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