Started Pullets

RESERVATIONS FOR OUR 2023 FLOCKS ARE NOW OPEN!

Started pullets provide an opportunity to get a jump-start on your new flock or expansions to your current flock! Our pullets are between 8 – 12 weeks of age, fully feathered out, and ready for life in the coop! We will have four main batches of pullets for 2023, which will be ready the last week of April, the second week of May, the first week of June, and third week of June, but typically have started pullets available from April – August. All flock dates below are listed by pick-up dates, which are Friday – Sunday.

How ordering works: If you see anything below that makes your heart flutter, let us know by phone or email and we’ll reserve those pullets for you. We will schedule a date and time for pick-up at the time of your order placement. All pullet orders require a 20% non-refundable deposit.

We update this page weekly on Sundays during pullet season (April – July) with any additional availability.

We now offer custom rearing of pullets! If you don’t see a breed you’d like below, let us know and we can special order it in if we can. Please note that some of the rarer breeds may be subject to an additional charge based on chick costs. We have the best success in getting the breeds you want in if these orders are placed by the end of January.

 

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All hatchery stock pullets are vaccinated for Marek’s at day of age, and this will be noted. The vaccine we use has no risk of causing Marek’s in mixed flocks consisting of vaccinated and unvaccinated birds.

Most of our Easter Eggers will be shades of blue/grey and brown/yellow. That said, we do have a wide variety of color patterns and unless otherwise requested, will choose a diversity of feather colors for your order.

AMeraucana Easter Egger

Production: 200 – 280 eggs/year
Egg Color: Shades of blue and green, with the occasional light brown
Egg Size: Medium – Large
Hen Weight: 5.5 pounds
Disposition: Active
Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: 7
May 12th – 14th: 6
June 2nd – 4th: 9
June 23rd – 25th: 12

 

Barred Rocks sport yellow legs and a neat, barred pattern.

BArred rock

Production: 200 – 280 eggs/year
Egg Color:  Brown
Egg Size: Large
Hen Weight: 7.5 pounds
Disposition: Docile, can go broody 
Vaccination Status: Vaccinated

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: 4
May 12th – 14th: 6
June 2nd – 4th: 4
June 23rd – 25th: 6

 

Chicks of this breed start out as black with yellow splotches. It is not unusual for them to have some white feathers until the molt just before they start to lay. Even then, a white feather or two may sneak in!

Black Australorp

Production: 200 – 280 eggs/year
Egg Color:  Brown
Egg Size: Large
Hen Weight: 5.5 pounds
Disposition: Docile, gentle 
Vaccination Status: Vaccinated 

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: Sold out
May 12th – 14th: 5
June 2nd – 4th: 4
June 23rd – 25th: 6

 

Blue Laced Wyandottes can have slate blue or light grey penciling around the outsides of their feathers. The one pictured sports the slate blue color. Like all Wyandottes, the have a short comb that resists frostbite.

Blue Laced Red Wyandotte

Production: 180 – 260 eggs/year
Egg Color: Light brown
Egg Size: Medium
Hen Weight: 6.5 pounds
Disposition: Docile 
Vaccination Status: Vaccinated

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: Sold out
May 12th – 14th: 1
June 2nd – 4th: 6
June 23rd – 25th: 6

 

The traditional Orpington variety. These birds may look sleek as pullets, but will develop into a fluffy pillow of feathers.

BUFF ORPINGTON

Production: 200 – 280 eggs/year
Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size: Medium – Large
Hen Weight: 8 pounds
Disposition: Docile 
Vaccination Status: Vaccinated

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: Sold out
May 12th – 14th: 4
June 2nd – 4th: 2
June 23rd – 25th: 6

 

The feather pattern of these is very similar to a Barred Rock, with more of an erratic or "cuckoo" pattern to the barring. They are differentiated from the Barred Rock by their pink legs.

Cuckoo Marans

Production: 200 – 280 eggs/year
Egg Color: Shades of medium to dark brown. Some will have chocolate speckling.
Egg Size: Large
Hen Weight: 5.5 pounds
Disposition: Docile, active
Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated 

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: 1
May 12th – 14th: 7
June 2nd – 4th: 8
June 23rd – 25th: 8

 

This variety is stunning with its black lacing around red-gold feathers. Their combs stay close to their heads, reducing the risk of frostbite.

Gold Laced Wyandotte

Production: 180 – 260 eggs/year
Egg Color: Light brown
Egg Size: Medium
Hen Weight: 6.5 pounds
Disposition: Docile 
Vaccination Status: Vaccinated

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: 3
May 12th – 14th: 3
June 2nd – 4th: 6
June 23rd – 25th: 6 

 

These friendly, inquisitive, vocal little birds are favorites here at Snowy Brook Farm! They are very small as 8-12 week-old pullets, so we recommend getting two or more so that they can pal around together in a standard flock.

Mille Fleur d’Uccle Bantam

Production: 120 eggs/year
Egg Color: Beige
Egg Size: Peewee – Small
Hen Weight: 22 ounces
Disposition: Docile, friendly, inquisitive
Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: Sold out
May 12th – 14th: 4 
June 2nd – 4th: 4
June 23rd – 25th: 4 

Our Olive Eggers have two color patterns, depending on their mother being a Welsummer or Cuckoo Marans. The Welummer mothers produce offspring with a salmon breast and grey/white stippling (pictured above) and the Cuckoo mothers produce offspring that look like almost like a Cuckoo Marans. We hatch both together, so you may receive one or the other or both! All of our Olive Green Eggers will have crests.

Olive Green EGGER

Production: 200 – 280 eggs/year
Egg Color: Shades of green, ranging from light moss to olive
Egg Size: Medium – Large
Hen Weight: 5.5 pounds
Disposition: Active, friendly
Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: Sold out
May 12th – 14th: 1
June 2nd – 4th: 6
June 23rd – 25th: 6

This super friendly egg-laying breed is the same as our favorite Little Red Hen.

Red Star (Production Red)

Production: 250-320 eggs/year
Egg Color:  Brown
Egg Size: Large-Extra Large
Hen Weight: 6.5 pounds
Disposition: Friendly, curious 
Vaccination Status: Vaccinated

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: Sold out
May 12th – 14th: Sold out
June 2nd – 4th: Sold out
June 23rd – 25th: 6

 

These girls may look hawkish as pullets, but will develop into fluffy, curious hens with short combs that resist frostbite.

Silver Laced Wyandotte

Production: 180 – 260 eggs/year
Egg Color: Light brown
Egg Size: Medium
Hen Weight: 6.5 pounds
Disposition: Docile 
Vaccination Status: Vaccinated

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: 4
May 12th – 14th: 4
June 2nd – 4th: 6
June 23rd – 25th: 6

 

These girls start out as a chestnut brown, but as they age will develop more and more feathers that are tipped with white and green/black.

SpEckled Sussex

Production: 180 – 240 eggs/year
Egg Color:  Light Brown
Egg Size: Large
Hen Weight: 7 pounds
Disposition: Curious, docile, can go broody 
Vaccination Status: Vaccinated

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: 1
May 12th – 14th: 5
June 2nd – 4th: 1
June 23rd – 25th: 6

 

All of our Turkens will sport a "bowtie" of feathers on the front of their necks. They range in color, but are mostly browns and blacks with gold. Some have blue or green feet, others have yellow or white.

Turken (Naked Neck)

Production: 180 – 240 eggs/year
Egg Color:  Mostly green with the occasional brown
Egg Size: Large
Hen Weight: 5-6 pounds
Disposition: Curious, friendly 
Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: Sold out
May 12th – 14th: 4
June 2nd – 4th: 6
June 23rd – 25th: 6

 

Welsummers tend to be smaller bodied and a little high strung, but they do mellow and flesh out some with age. Their feathers may be rather drab, but their unique eggs make them a great addition to a flock.

WelsummER

Production: 200 – 280 eggs/year
Egg Color: Terracotta background with chocolate speckling
Egg Size: Medium – Large
Hen Weight: 5.5 pounds
Disposition: Active
Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated

Number Available: 
April 28th – 30th: Sold out
May 12th – 14th: 5
June 2nd – 4th: 6
June 23rd – 25th: 6

Check back with us to see upcoming availability! We will update this page daily.

Our started pullet flocks are grown out from either our own flocks or from hatchery stock. The hatcheries we purchase from as well as our farm are NPIP certified. This certification means that the breeder flocks meet strict biosecurity standards and are free of Salmonella Pullorum. 

At this age, we are feeding a locally milled medicated chick starter/grower mash.

PRICING

$25/each for pullets 
$10/each for cockerels (limited breed availability – inquire to learn more)