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.
Started Delaware Pullet
Started chicks will be available for pickup on Saturday the week they are booked. Any order not picked up on their pickup date will not be held for a longer period of time and will be considered abandoned. NO EXCEPTIONS! Because of the perishable nature of the product, we can not issue a refund for orders that are abandoned.
You will be notified by email the week of pickup to verify that the chicks are available along with available pick up times and location. If chicks are not available, we will email/make effort to contact you.
Please Note: Every effort will be made to ensure chicks are ready to be picked up as expected.