6 Deathlayer Eggs (1/2 Dozen)
Orders can be placed directly through our website. Once your order is placed, that will reserve your spot in line. Orders are sent out depending upon when payment is received and availability of the item. Payments are required in full at the time of purchase.
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Don’t hesitate to place your order. We typically have a 2-3 month wait list once the season begins.
Deathlayer Hatching eggs will be available on a limited basis.
We begin shipping out Deathlayer hatching eggs in March/April and chicks in May weather permitting. Deathlayer chicks are more fragile than the other breeds we carry. We need to make sure the weather is warm enough for them to have safe travels.
Deathlayers aka Westfalische Totleger is an ancient German breed of chicken. A translation of its German name Totleger, means "death layer".
Spectrum Poultry carries the Silver Pencilled variety. We purchased our line directly from Greenfire Farms the summer of 2017.
This stunning breed is said to lay eggs until the day it dies! The history of this breed goes back more than 400 years. Their population has declined drastically over the centuries. With your help we can protect this beautiful rare breed. Greenfire Farms is the original importer who introduced Deathlayers into the United States. Their line is directly from Germany.
We have had our Deathlayer line for three years now. We have found that the chicks are more fragile when they are young compared to the other breeds that we carry. They seem to need extra fluids and TLC when they are young. When we mail out Deathlayer chicks, we like to offer a couple extra as long as we have them available.
Fertility is checked often.
We also offer this product in a full dozen as well.
Feel free to inquire about availability and where your place in line will be before placing your order.
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We do not warranty hatching eggs for hatchability but know that what we send you is the same quality we put in our own incubators!
How we package shipping eggs
- Hatching Eggs are shipped Priority Mail 2-3 day delivery.
- We use foam egg shippers.
- NPIP-RI #104 AI Clean