​​Americana/Easter Egger

Size: 4.5 - 5 lbs  

Egg: Medium, Light blue, green, or pinkish-brown, approx. 240/year  

Cost: $8.00

Lavender Orpington (New for 2023)

Size: 7-8 lbs.

Egg:  Medium, Brown, approx. 220/year

​Cost: $13.00

Light Brahma
Size: 6-8 lbs  

Egg: Medium, Brown, approx. 200/year 

Cost: $8.00

​​Sex-link. A breed whose exact genetic makeup is a closely guarded secret, these chickens are almost certainly guaranteed to be hens which makes them one of our most popular breeds! Well-known for being friendly and easy to care for as well as extremely productive with beautiful copper colored feathers.

Sex-link. Excellent brown egg layers with unique blue-gray plumage, these hens are great foragers and are very alert when out in the yard. They have a friendly, calm temperament and are quiet. They are cold and heat hardy, and will keep laying eggs even into the winter months.

Rhode Island Red

Size:  6 - 7 lbs  

Egg: Large, Brown, approx. 265/year 

Cost: $7.00

Heritage breed. A large, fluffy, white chicken with black neck and tail feathers, a pea comb, and fancy feathered feet. Dual purpose. Their docile, gentle, and quiet temperament makes them one of the best breeds around children. This breed stands quite tall, up to 30". Hens sometimes go broody and are attentive mothers.

A unique breed of chicken with a huge bouffant crest of head feathers and v-shaped comb. Feathers are white with black lacing around the edge. A gentle and active chicken. Heat hardy and slightly cold sensitive.

Wyandottes are one of the most strikingly beautiful chickens to grace a backyard flock. Developed in New York, they are quiet, easy to manage, and one of the most winter-hardy of all breeds. Feathers are red with blue lacing around the edge. 

Sapphire Gem​​
Size: 6 - 7 lbs  

Egg: Extra-large, Brown, approx. 290/year 

Cost: $9.00

​Sex-link. Derived from the ISA genetic line. All-around good layers (even in the winter) with an excellent temperament, cold-hardy and heat tolerant, as well as great foragers. Feathers are mainly white with bits of red or amber. A docile and mellow chicken.

Beautiful black and deep brown plumage, typically with feathered feet. A calm, friendly chicken known to perform well in any climate. They lay the darkest brown egg of any of the breeds we carry!

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Similar to the Buff Orpington, this dual-purpose breed is loved for their productivity and friendly nature. A great choice for first time chicken owners and families with young children. Their light pearl-gray fluffy feathers keep them toasty warm even in frigid winters.


Heritage breed. The “Australian Orpington” is a large and docile bird that was originally bred for egg production. Today's Australorps are dual-purpose and well suited to back yard environments. Plumage is pure black with an intense beetle-green sheen that is breathtaking in the sunlight. Cold and heat hardy, docile, energetic.

Olive Egger (New for 2023)

Size: 5 - 6 lbs  

Egg: Large, Olive, approx. 260/year

​Cost: $9.00

Heritage breed. Named after the English town where they were developed, this classic dual-purpose breed is loved for their productivity and friendly, "golden retriever-like" nature. A great choice for first time chicken owners and families with young children. Quiet birds with fluffy feathers, sometimes broody, cold hardy. 


 ​​​​Silver Polish (New for 2023)

Size: 4 - 5 lbs  

Egg: Small, White, approx. 100/year 

Cost: $10.00 

​​​Barred Rock

Size: 5-6 lbs  

Egg: Large, Brown, approx. 250/year 

Cost: $7.00

Typically gold and brown patterned feathers, but can be shades of gray, white or black. An active bird with a small pea comb, these birds are a very popular choice for the color of their eggs which can range from turquoise to olive to light pink. Docile, friendly chicken.

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Heritage breed. The Rhode Island Red’s amazing ability to lay about 265 eggs a year made it famous worldwide and it is the parent of several modern hybrid egg layers. These glossy mahogany-colored hens with black tail feathers are as beautiful as they are gentle and productive

Not available on these dates: July 6th


ISA Brown/​​​Gold Star 

Size: 5 lbs  

Egg: Large, Brown, approx. 320/year 

Cost: $7.00

​​All chicks are sexed female at the hatchery with 90% accuracy. All chicks are vaccinated for Marek's disease. 

Chick orders are closed for 2023.

Breed offerings will be updated and orders will open in January for the 2024 season!

​​From late February until July, we have day-old female chicks for sale. We offer a variety of winter-hardy breeds so that our customers can choose the right hens for their needs, whether they're looking for fresh eggs, a fun mix of breeds, a rainbow of egg colors, or all three! We'd love to help you get started with your own backyard flock! Here is a Chick Care Sheet to help start your planning. Call us with any questions at 651-645-0818 or check our Chicken FAQ!​​

​​​Cream Legbar   
Size: 5 - 7 lbs  

Egg: Medium, Blue, approx. 280/year

Cost: $13.00

Auto-sexing. The most popular auto-sexing chicken in the world! Plumage is a mix of cream shades overlaid with faint black barring and they have a small crest behind the comb. Prolific layer of medium eggs that range from light blue to a light turquoise. Active and hardy chicken.

​Buff Orpington 

Size: 6 - 8 lbs  

Egg: Medium, Brown, approx. 220/year 

Cost: $7.00

​​Black Australorp 

Size: 5-6 lbs  

Egg: Large, Brown, approx. 250/year 

Cost: $7.00

Feathers come in many colors including black, grey, or gold and brown patterned. An active, friendly, docile, hybrid chicken. Their olive colored eggs add great variety to any egg basket!

*Some of these birds may lay brown eggs.

Not available on these dates: July 6th, July 13th

Heritage breed. An all-American breed first introduced in Massachusetts in the mid 19th century, these dual-purpose birds are well-known for their hardiness, calm nature, egg production, and beautiful black and white plumage. 

Midnight Majesty Marans

Size: 6 lbs  

Egg: Large, Dark brown, approx. 250/year 

Cost: $9.00

​  How to order:​​​​

  • ​​​Select your chicks from the breeds below
  • Select a pick-up date (any Thursday from February 22nd to July 18th.) We recommend placing your order at least two weeks in advance of your pick-up date. Plan for the chicks to be inside, under a brooder lamp, for about six to eight weeks before they will be ready to live outside. (See the Baby Chick Supplies page for a list of what you need for raising chicks.)
  • Send us an e-mail at order@eggplantsupply.com with your name, phone number, pick-up date, and chick choices. 
  • We'll be in touch with your order confirmation! We require all chick orders to be prepaid which can be done in person or over the phone after you receive your order confirmation. There is also a $2.00 fee included with each order for a chick travel box.

​Blue Laced Red Wyandotte (New for 2023)
Size: 6-7 lbs  

Egg: Medium, Cream, approx. 200/year

Cost: $13.00

Heritage breed. One of the oldest known chicken breeds, mahogony feathers with black, blue, and white speckles which become more pronounced with age. A beautiful, docile, friendly, and gentle chicken. Heat and cold hardy.


​​Amberlink ​​

Size: 5 - 6 lbs

Egg: Large, brown, approx. 300/yr

Cost: $7.00

​​​Speckled Sussex
Size: 7 - 8 lbs  

Egg: Medium, Cream, approx. 240/year 

Cost: $8.00