Poultry Breeds - Standard
Originally a light laying breed. The Bresse can produce 250 taneggs per year. In France it also has a good reputation for its flesh. Males weigh 2.5-3 kg (6-7.5 lb) and females 2-2.5 kg (5-6 lb)
The Leghorn is a breed of chicken originating in Tuscany. The Exchequer is a very rare and beautiful variety of leghorn. Birds were first exported to North America in 1828 from the port city of Livorno, on the western coast of Tuscany. Can produce up to 280 eggs per year.
A dual purpose bird. Hens lay brown extra large eggs. This gentle giant is a pleasure to raise and best of all, the chicks are auto sexing at hatch. This is a fairly new breed that has gained a lot of popularity with backyard poultry fanciers.
Swedish Flower Hen
The Swedish Flower is a dual purpose landrace variety that can be crested and non crested. Hens lay light beige to creamy tan coloured eggs. Eggs are medium to extra large in size.
This Critically endangered ancient chicken is medium in size. Hens lay white medium to large eggs. Producing approx. 150-200 eggs per year. They sport a unique V-shaped comb.
Rosecomb Rhode Island White
An extremely rare and critically endangered variety that is exceptionally hardy. Highly recommended for novice or experienced poultry raisers as chicks are easy to grow. Weight ranges from 6.5 lbs to 8.5 lbs
This chilean origin breed lays beautiful blue medium/large size eggs. Chicks can hatch tufted, clean faced, rumpless and tailed. A beautiful and unique breed that is an easy keeper year round.
Large Fowl. Dual purpose. A popular choice as they are quite calm easy going birds. You can expect up to 200 brown eggs per year. Roosters are 10lbs and hens reach up to 8lbs.
Wyandotte - no longer available
The Wyandotte is a great choice for manitoba's harsh winters. The rose comb keeps well and is not prone to frostbite like the single comb.
Sussex- no longer available
You can expect up to 260 eggs per year. Hens can go broody in the warmer months. Hens lay large light brown eggs.Cockerels can be harvested at 6 months of age. Cockerels are approx 9lbs and hens 7.5 lbs. at harvest.
A beautiful hardy bird that lays brown eggs. Relatively a new variety to Canada they are a very popular choice. They make great pets and table bird.
Barred Plymouth Rock
This very popular breed is not only known for just their fancy good looks but their all around dual purpose properties.An even tempered and easy going breed.
Rhode Island Red
Single comb Heritage RIR are stunningly dark red in colour The hens lay up to 250 large brown eggs per year. The breed is well known for their egg laying capabilities and hardiness.
Hens lay bountiful medium sized blue eggs and are easy keepers. These sweet and docile birds also sport a pea comb and very small waddles which makes winter keeping easier in our Canadian climate.
Developed in the town of Marans, France in the mid 1800's. Marans are Popular for their dark coloured eggs. A large fowl dual purpose bird, layingup to 150 eggs per year.
Breda or Krainkoppe
With an unknown origin, this secretive bird has a lot going for it. These consistent egg layers are very docile in nature. They hatch out blue, black and splash.
Small birds that lay a large white egg. The Jaerhon are active and friendly. Auto sexing at hatch. Wight is 3lbs to 5lbs.
Beautiful and unique. This Landrace variety produces smooth and wooly chickens that will remind you of something out of the prehistoric era.
A landrace breed.Layers of white tinted medium eggs. You can expect to receive approx. 250 eggs per year.
SIlverudd Blue Isbar
Roosters are very flashy. An extremely rare breed. Hens lay shades of up to 250 medium green eggs per year. They are great winter layers.
A British auto sexing breed. Friendly, easy to handle large blue egg layers.
Lemon Pyle Brahma
These large European type birds will tickle your fancy. A Unique heavy breed with soft feathers. Non aggressive. This breed lays up to 200 tinted eggs per year.
Easter eggers are a hybrid of heritage purebred poultry. Our goal is providing you a dual purpose bird that is good for the table and a variety of colourful eggs.