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Availability Display below is for the next several hatches. This breed is available for future dates. You can pick the date during the check out process. Green: available. Blue: limited availability. Red: not available.
|Class:||All Other Production|
|Egg Color:||dark brown|
|Egg Size:||extra large|
|Weeks to Maturity:||18|
|Likely to sit on eggs:||not at all likely|
|Male Mature Weight:||8 lbs|
|Female Mature Weight:||6 lbs|
We have finally found the sex link BROWN EGG LAYER that meets our strict specifications; easy to raise, lays large brown eggs, and has a good feed conversion ratio. A "sex-link" chicken is one, which at time of hatch, can be sexed by its color. RED STAR: These hens will mature with feathers that are reddish brown with flecks of white throughout. The males are all white with nice yellow skin.
(They will not retain the same characteristics in future generations.)
At approximately 22 weeks these hens will start to lay and lay they will. We're sure this hardy bird will become a favorite of yours as it lays eggs right through hot or cold weather. No wonder it's called the Red Star.