Coastal is Your Chicken Headquarters
As your chicken experts, we’ve enjoyed sharing articles, videos, how-to segments, and a lot more about owing, raising, and caring for chickens. Now, we’ve put all of that information into a single location. Here, you’ll find everything you need to choose the right breed, give them a proper home, collect and store the eggs, as well as feed, water, and butcher your brood.
Make sure to scroll to the bottom of the page and check out the complete list of chicks available this season, starting Feb 13th at your local Coastal!
Click the video you want, sit back and watch as our experts share what they know.
There’s always something to learn about raising and caring for your chickens.
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How to Keep Your Chickens Laying Eggs in Winter
Caring for Your Chickens when You’re Away
What to Expect When Your Chickens Molt
Common Chicken Mistakes You Can Avoid
Choosing Your Chicken Coop (or building it yourself)
Got Chickens? How to Collect, Clean, and Store the Eggs
Everything You Need for Happy, Healthy Chickens
Caring for Chicks
Coastal Kitchen – Farm Fresh Eggs
Coastal 101: How to Break Down a Chicken
Choose the Best Breed for you 2019 Flock!
There are a lot of chicken breeds out there, including some fancy ones. Knowing which breed is right for you, your property, and needs takes a bit of know how. Here is a quick & easy list of the breeds you will be able to find this chick season at your local Coastal! If you’re still not sure which ones to choose, stop by your nearby location. We’ll be happy to help you go home with everything you need to raise happy and healthy chickens.
|Americana Pullet||Medium Light Blue 3/wk||Likes Winter but not Extreme Heat||6-7 Lbs||Docile & Fun|
|Assorten Bantams||Tiny cream 2/wk||Not cold hardy, not heat hardy||2-3 lbs||Sweet|
|Assorted Ducks||100-180/year||Likes Water & Moderate Temperatures||3-4 lbs||Nervous|
|Assorted Polish & Crested||Medium white 110/year||Tolerates most climates||4-5 lbs||Docile & easy to work with|
|Barred Rock Pullet||Large brown 250/year||Good in all climates||7-9 lbs||Friendly and active|
|Blue Andalusian||Meduim white 280/year||Good in all climates||5-7 lbs||Active disposition|
|Broad Brested Bronze Turkey||Meat||Does well in cooler climates||~ 24 lbs||Loud and active|
|Broad Brested White Turkey||Meat||Does well in cooler climates||~ 22 lbs||Loud and active|
|Buff Orpington Pullet||Medium brown 220/year||Hardy in winter, not heat hardy||7-9 lbs||Quiet and gentle|
|California White Pullet||Large white 300/year||Tolerates most climates||4-5 lbs||Quiet and calm|
|Colorpack Layer Pullet||Med – Lrg blue and green 280+ a year||Tolerates most climates||4-5 lbs||Calm disposition|
|Cornish Cross Broiler||Meat / Small light brown 1/wk||Hardy in winter, not heat hardy||8+ lbs||Loud and active|
|Dominant Copper Pullet||Large copper and chocolate 290+ a year||Good in all climates||4-5 lbs||Loud and active|
|ISA Brown Pullet||Large brown 300/year||Tolerates most climates||5-6 lbs||Docile|
|Lavender Orpington||Medium brown 220/year||Hardy in winter, not heat hardy||7-9 lbs||Quiet and gentle|
|Mixed Geese||15-55/year||Likes Water & Moderate Temperatures||8+ lbs||Loud and active|
|Polish Gold Laced||Tiny white 2/wk||Not cold hardy, tolerates heat well||4-5 lbs||Friendly and quiet|
|Quail||Small cream 150/year||Not cold hardy, not heat hardy||5-6 oz||Nervous|
|Red Ranger||Meat / Large cream 250+ a year||Good in all climates||5-7 lbs||Friendly and quiet|
|Rhode Island Red||X-large brown 5/wk||Hardy in winter, not heat hardy||7-8 lbs||Easygoing|
|Ringneck Phesant||small 50-60/year||Hardy in winter, not heat hardy||2-3 lbs||Nervous|
|Sapphire Gem Pullet||Large brown 290/year||Does well in hot climates||4-5 lbs||Easygoing|
|Silver Braekel||Medium white to cream 180+ a year||Does well in hot climates||4-5 lbs||Easygoing|
|Silver Laced Wyandotte Pullet||Large brown 4/wk||Hardy in winter, not heat hardy||7-8 lbs||Easygoing tends to dominate|
|Welsummer Pullet||Large chocolate 4/wk||Hardy in winter, tolerates heat well||6-7 lbs||Intelligent and friendly|
|White Leghorn Pullet||X-large white 4/wk||Hardy in winter, tolerates heat well||6-7 lbs||Active and intelligent|