POULTRY FOR SALE

December 2016

Happy Holidays Everyone!!!

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Now is the time to place your order for 2017 chicks!!! It's never too early to order for the next year, and it will get you in the reservation book ahead of the crowds, so your order will receive priority treatment as soon as your chosen breed(s) start laying fertile eggs in Spring 2017!


CHICKS

Get your order in soon for 2017 chicks!

Chicks are available starting in March and ending in October of each year - subject as always to the hens and roosters and their desires to provide acceptable progeny in a timely manner, the cooperation of the weather, and of course dependent upon weather conditions on both ends of their route. We do not ship when it is too cold or too hot.

Waltz's Ark Ranch DOES NOT ship day-old chicks!

We ship chicks that are 1 to 3 weeks old, depending upon breed, as we have found they handle the rigors inflicted by the shipping process from our rural area much better than day-olds, especially the sensitive rare breeds. This age also enables us to sort out any weak and/or obviously inferior chicks prior to shipment to better assist the survival rate and of course increase your satisfaction (for example, you will NOT receive clean-legged Marans chicks from us, nor crooked toes or deformed beaks on any chick! All Sultans will have 5 toes on each foot!) Weak chicks never go into a shipping box!

Shipments of chicks are Straight Run Only, that means no guessing as to what sex they may be. If ordering a variety of breeds/varieties, each chick will be marked with colored rubber leg bands (see bottom of page for how to get your own!) so that you can easily discern which breed is which. If ordering one breed, chicks will be marked that are from different breeding groups/lines.

Minimum order is 8 chicks

If you landed on this page from somewhere else other than this site, you can click on the name of each breed/variety for information about each.


Chick Prices for 2017

Light Sussex - $15.00 each - chicks available from several different lines, choose from American, Canadian, Australian, European lines, or a mix - limit 12 per order

Red Sussex - $15.00 each - chicks from 3 unrelated lines - limit 12 per order

Buff Sussex - $15.00 each - chicks from 2 unrelated lines - limit 12 per order

Speckled Sussex - $15.00 each - chicks from 3 unrelated lines - limit 12 per order

Coronation Sussex - $15.00 each - chicks available from several different lines, choose from Australian, Canadian, American, European lines, or a mix - limit 12 per order

Silver Sussex - $15.00 each - chicks available from 3 separate family lines - limit 12 per order

Swedish Flower Hen - $15.00 each - chicks available from 3 unrelated lines - limit 12 per order

Breda - $15.00 each - limit 12 per order - chicks available from several unrelated lines

Isbar - $15.00 each - limit 12 per order - chicks available from 2 unrelated lines, as well as from 4 developed family lines

Sultan - $10.00 each - limit 10 per order - chicks from 3 unrelated lines

Sicilian Buttercup - $10.00 each - limit 10 per order - chicks from 3 unrelated lines

Black English Orpington - $25.00 each - limit 4 per order - chicks available from 3 unrelated lines

Blue English Orpington - $25.00 each - limit 4 per order - chicks available from 3 unrelated lines

Gold Laced English Orpington - $25.00 each - limit 4 per order - chicks available from 4 unrelated lines

Lavender English Orpington - $25.00 each - limit 4 per order - chicks available from 3 unrelated lines

Red English Orpington - $25.00 each - limit 4 per order - chicks available from 2 unrelated lines

Jubilee English Orpington - $25.00 each - limit 4 per order - chicks available from 2 unrelated lines

Chocolate English Orpington - $25.00 each - limit 4 per order - chicks available from 2 unrelated lines

Black Copper Marans - $15.00 each - limit 8 per order

Blue Copper Marans - $15.00 each - these will hatch as blue/splash - limit 8 per order

Augsburger - $25.00 each - limit 8 per order

Ayam Cemani - $45.00 each - not available in 2017

Swedish Black Hen - $40.00 each - limit 8 per order - Information Page Coming Soon!

Belgian Malines - $30.00 each - limit 12 per order - Information Page Coming Soon!

Fifty Five Flowery Hens - these are the only chicks that are sexed! - females $35.00 each, males $20.00 each - limit 10 total per order - Information Page Coming Soon!

Sweetgrass Turkey poults - $35.00 each - limit 6 poults per order(page coming soon)

Rare Chick Assortment - very popular!! - click here for more info - $125.00

Prices do not include shipping, which depends on your zip code, the weight of your order, and the size of new biosecure shipping box needed for each shipment - PLEASE NOTE that the above prices are for CHICKS, not juveniles or young adults!!
See Shipping Information Below prior to ordering!
Reservations for chicks are filled in the order received (if the eggs are available) - even if we are not hatching or shipping due to heat/cold/molt or out of season or at current sold out status, please place your order to gain a place on the reservation list!

If you are wishing to purchase more of a quantity of a breed that has limits, please talk to us about it, we may be able to accommodate your request, depending upon availability and number of standing reservations.

Minimum order is 8 chicks

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Juveniles

Juvenile pairs/trios/available singles will be listed here for sale as they come available, so please check this page often or place a reservation for juveniles/young adults! Prices do not include shipping or shipping container. The birds listed here are the ones not already reserved, so sometimes the choices are small or non-existant


Sorry, folks, it has officially become too cold to ship out the juveniles/young adults. It was great weather while it lasted, though! Juveniles and young adults will be listed when available as soon as Spring 2017 is warm enough for safe shipping. Thanks for your business in 2016, and we look forward to fulfilling your rare breed/variety needs in 2017!


Please click here to read our Sales Terms page prior to ordering

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We do not offer hatching eggs from any of our breeds/varieties


SHIPPING INFORMATION

PLEASE CHECK YOUR STATE AND LOCAL LIVE BIRD SHIPPING REGULATIONS BEFORE YOU PLACE AN ORDER! We ship only to the contiguous 48 states (not to Alaska or Hawaii or Canada), and only to those states/locations that allow/accept live bird shipments, and do not require testing beyond the standard NPIP tests. We will NOT be held responsible for chicks/birds that are undeliverable due to your state and/or local post office regulations.

Size of bird(s) and quantity will determine the size of bio-secure shipping container that will be required for your purchase, and the cost of that Approved Legal container will be included on your final invoice. The weight of your order along with your zip code determines the shipping costs via USPS - we have no control over their shipping rates! Lately these rates have been changing literally weekly, for reasons known only to them, so please expect variations in shipping costs, even if you order birds at different times.
All birds are shipped with a snack geared to the age of the birds and the distance they must travel. They are very well fed and pampered prior to going into their travel container, as all birds receive special feeding the week before they are shipped, including extra vitamins, electrolytes, extra proteins and fresh nutritious treats. They go into their shipping containers with a full crop, a happy heart, and health galore!


Waltz's Ark is a participant in the NPIP Program - CO-#130
regularly tested by the State of Colorado for Avian Influenza


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We reserve the right to refuse any sale. We reserve the right to change the price of chicks and/or juvenile/adult birds through the year (although any confirmed reservation will be filled honoring the price at the time of the reservation) as circumstances warrant (ie the continued increases in feed and electric costs!). We reserve the right to limit the number of chicks/birds per order as necessary to preserve the quality of the rare breeds/varieties we send to you.


Please click here to read our Sales Terms page prior to ordering

Click here for HOW TO ORDER


Contact Waltz's Ark Ranch to directly place your orders or ask questions HERE (but please read the Sales Terms and How To Order pages first to see if your questions are already answered there!): admin@naturalark.com

We answer every email we receive! Emails are answered daily, excluding weekends and holidays. We do live rurally, so sometimes our internet connections are not the best, and not all emails reach us. If you haven't received an answer, PLEASE check your Spam/Junk folders to see if it is there. If not, then please do re-send!


Have you been searching for an easy way to mark your chicks as they hatch? Zip ties are a pain to put on wee freshly hatched chicks, to say the least! We found someone selling a product that has solved our issues with baby identification - rubber leg bands that come in several sizes and 6 bright colors. What a life saver! We switch to colored zip ties when the chicks outgrow the largest rubber band size. Please Contact Sheryl Allred for more information at sallred2@yahoo.com - Happy Hatching!


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