Cackle Hatchery

We are a 3rd generation family-owned and operated hatchery offering more than 202 varieties of poultry shipped directly from our facility here in Missouri. It’s our mission to enhance your life by providing you with quality poultry for showing, meat, enjoyment, eggs or pets. We specialize in hatching purebred poultry and shipping day old chicks right to your local post office since 1936.

Cackle’s Chick Hatchery and Cackle’s Chicken Breeder Farms selectively breed and raise our own breeding stock. This stock produces our own eggs which are hatched from our hatchery here in the heart of the Missouri Ozarks. We have 80 years of focused genetic selection to produce disease-resistant and productive poultry for public use.

Breed Profile: Brahma Chicken

Often described as “The King of Chickens,” the Brahma chicken breed was developed in America from very large fowl imported from China. According to the Livestock Conservancy, Chittigong fowl from Bangladesh were used to a very small degree, and stamped head and comb characteristics onto the breed, differentiating it from the Shanghai breed (now known as the Cochin).

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Breed Profile: Wyandotte Chickens — A Top Backyard Choice
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

This popular breed was developed in the late 1800s. The breed was named after the Wendat Tribe. Although no breeding records of their development have been found, the Dark Brahma is thought to be a part of the formula. With eighteen color patterns recognized, there is a pattern for everyone’s preference. I have both Silver Laced and Golden Laced Wyandotte chickens in my flock. Some of the color patterns listed in the breed books are rather rare.

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