If you’re looking for large brown eggs and ample egg production from meat chickens that grow quickly, you want dual-purpose chicks. Our family of hatcheries produces dual-purpose breeds to showcase the best qualities of both broiler chickens and egg layers. Dual-purpose birds will be laying large eggs and supplying meat in no time, and we’ll ship them directly from our Lancaster County, PA, hatcheries to you.
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AquilaAquila chickens are excellent egg layers, providing 250-280 light-brown, large to extra-large eggs annually.Select options
New Hampshire ChickenStarting at $3.25 eachThese birds are light red in color, broad-bodied, often go broody, and are known for their mothering abilities. They lay large, light-brown eggs—around 200 annually.Select options
SagittaThis chicken is an excellent layer for a dual-purpose breed yielding 170 to 190 large to extra-large, light brown eggs every year.Select options