BACKYARD POULTRY FLOCK ORDERS
Backyard poultry orders can now be placed. Download the order form 2023 Day Old Order Form.
Please note, White Rock Day Old Meat Chicks are available as mixed gender only until further notice.
The Ready to Lay Order form will be posted shortly.
New to raising backyard poultry? Download our Chick Raising Essentials guide for everything you need to know.
For your Information: In Ontario, backyard laying hen flocks may have up to 99 hens without purchasing quota. Ungraded eggs can only be sold from the actual farm gate location; Graded eggs (through a licensed grading station) may be sold anywhere, even from small flocks.
The 2023 Ready to Lay Order Form is now available. Check with the store to verify availability before placing your order. Order form available here..
FEEDING CHICKENS & TURKEYS
We now carry the Jones Feed Mill layer mash and crumble. Their website has good information on Backyard Poultry which can be accessed by clicking here.
Any questions that you may have about raising your own backyard flock can be directed to any staff at Wright’s Feeds ‘N Needs — we are happy to help.
Feel free to email us at email@example.com for current pricing information or to ask us any questions.
ORGANIC FEED FOR LAYING HENS & MEAT BIRDS:
If you are considering trying organic feeds for your backyard flock, Wright’s Feeds ‘N Needs carries Organic Layer Crumble by Miller’s Stone (from Jones Feeds). We can order Organic Chick Starter & Organic Chick Grower upon request.
If you are new to having your own backyard flock, we have prepared a downloadable document,CHICK CHECK LIST, that will give you all the details to prepare for your chicks and how to care for them as you grow them to market weight.
Basic Care for your Chicks, Turkeys, Pullets, Poults, Ducklings & Goslings: Click to download Shur-Gain’s fowl care program
Egg Formation and Eggshell Quality in Layers: Understanding the factors that can affect shell quality is vital for the production of eggs with the highest quality possible.
Biosecurity for Small Poultry Facilities: Click for info to protect your flock (provided by OMAFRA, Ontario Ministry of Food & Rural Affairs).