Brown Egg Layers – Hatchery Choice

We are finished hatching for the 2022 season. In November, we will start accepting orders for the 2023 hatching season.

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(2 customer reviews)


Receive a random mixture of standard breed chickens selected by our hatchery (shipped as day-old chicks) and find out which breeds are your favorite.

Day Old Female$4.51
Day Old Male$3.98
Day Old Not Sexed$3.45
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Receive a random mixture selected by the chicken hatchery of standard breed chickens (shipped as day-old chicks) and find out which breeds are your favorite. This is a great way to have a variety of chickens in your coop at the lowest price possible. Although we strive to provide the best possible variety, your assortment will be based on the availability of breeds at the time they are ordered. These baby chicks for sale can be used for your back yard chicken coop or free-range chickens and include many Heritage chicken breeds. Discover raising chickens for eggs with this great flock.

Please note: We do not keep a record of breeds selected for assortments.

Assortment may include but is not limited to the following breeds:

  • Buff Orpingtons
  • Silver Laced Wyandottes
  • Golden Laced Wyandottes
  • Golden Comets
  • Rhode Island Reds
  • Black Australorps
  • Barred Rocks
  • White Rocks

Live Chick Guarantee

We guarantee your ordered number of birds arrive healthy and true to breed. Please contact us immediately should any losses or variances to your order occur, this guarantee is only for the safe and live delivery of your poultry. Any loss must be reported to Chickens for Backyards within 3 days of receipt for any adjustment to be made. Reshipments are subject to availability and minimum shipping requirements. If eligible, we will reship only once. Reimbursements are limited to the cost of the birds and will not include shipping charges.

Click here to learn more about shipping baby chicks and Marek’s vaccination

  1. David Hodges

    Chickens are Great
    We have a mixed up breed of hen’s, and we are so happy with all . They are all great layers and are well mannered with everyone.

  2. Jessica Harp

    We’ve had our chicks for 6 days and they are doing great! Very happy with our purchase, will definitely be ordering more in the future.

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We will email a ship date to you within 30 minutes of placing your order. Your poultry will arrive 1 to 3 days after that ship date.

Your tracking number will be emailed to you on your ship day.

When your poultry arrives at the post office you should receive a phone call. We recommend you pick them up immediately upon notification.


A minimum of two-week notice before your ship date must be given to cancel a live poultry order.


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