Terms and Conditions

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the use of this Web site as well as all transactions conducted through the site.

Shipment Guarantee

We have an “Arrive Alive” guarantee. We guarantee your ordered number of birds arrive healthy and true to breed. Please contact us immediately (within 24 hours of the arrival of your chicks) should any losses or variances to your order occur, so we may replace your birds or reimburse you. 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. Chickens for Backyards will not knowingly ship any birds or products in violation of the Animal Welfare Act or any other Federal, State, or Local laws or ordinances.

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel on any day (business hours Mon-Fri) except 24 hrs before and on your ship day. All orders are subject to a $10.00 restocking fee. All refunds take 3-5 business days to be fully processed. If you do not see the money back on your card after 5 business days please contact us so that we can get the issue fixed.

Order Change Policy

You are not able to change your order after it has been placed.

Sexing Guarantee

We have a 90% sexing guarantee. For errors that exceed the guarantee, we will refund the difference between pullet and cockerel prices. Sexing errors must be reported when chicks are not more than 10 weeks old.

No credit will be issued for any reason after the birds are 18 weeks old.

Legal Notice

All notices from Chickens for Backyards to You may be posted on our Web site and will be deemed delivered within thirty (30) days after posting. Notices from You to Chickens for Backyards shall be made either by email, sent to the address we provide on our Web site or first class mail to our address: PO Box 635, Phillipsburg, MO 65722. Delivery shall be deemed to have been made by You to Chickens for Backyards five (5) days after the date sent.


All content appearing on this Web site is the property of:
Chickens for Backyards
Copyright © 2010-2017 Chickens for Backyards. All rights reserved. As a user, you are authorized only to view, copy, print, and distribute documents on this Web site so long as (1) the document is used for informational purposes only, and (2) any copy of the document (or portion thereof) includes the following copyright notice: Copyright © 2010-2017 Chickens for Backyards. All rights reserved.

Use of Site

This site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Information on this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information, including product pricing and availability, may be changed or updated without notice. Chickens for Backyards and its subsidiaries reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, and/or cancel orders in its discretion, including, without limitation, if Chickens for Backyards believes that customer conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to the interests of Chickens for Backyards and its subsidiaries.


Privacy Policy


Chickens for Backyards use of personal information that you may submit to Chickens for Backyards through this Web site is governed by the Chickens for Backyards Privacy Policy.

Shipping and Delivery

At this time, Chickens for Backyards ships merchandise to locations within the United States. The risk of loss and title for all merchandise ordered on this Web site passes to you when the merchandise is delivered to the shipping carrier.

Sales Tax

Chickens for Backyards charges sales tax for merchandise ordered on this Web site based on the applicable state sales tax rate and the location to which the order is being shipped.

Return Policy

All returns for non-live products require pre-authorization and are subject to a 20% restocking fee. No products may be returned after 30 days.

Store Hours

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri 8am to 5:00pm CST


Although the information on this Web site is accessible worldwide, not all products or services discussed in this Web site are available to all persons or in all geographic locations or jurisdictions. Chickens for Backyards and the advertisers each reserve the right to limit the provision of their products or services to any person, geographic area, or jurisdiction they so desire and to limit the quantities of any products or services that they provide. Any offer for any product or service made in the materials on this Web site is void where prohibited.
GOVERNING LAW: In the event of litigation, both parties agree that the Law of the State of business registration of Chickens for Backyards shall apply and both parties shall consent to the jurisdiction of said State’s courts, or in the event of diversity of citizenship, the United States District Court for the (District). Both parties expressly waive a trial by jury.
MISCELLANEOUS: The Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Chickens for Backyards concerning this Web site. The Terms and Conditions supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written between you and Chickens for Backyards concerning this Web site. No modification of the Terms and Conditions shall be effective unless it is authorized by Chickens for Backyards. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions is found to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be constructed in a manner to closely reflect, as much as possible, the intentions of the parties, with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect.