“From Our Farm, Fresh To You”
POULTRY HOLLOW HATCHERY

Here you will find answers to frequently asked question

                                            &

                           things to BEWARE of

1. Yes, it is VERY risky to buy poultry from Flea Markets, Individuals selling on Craig’s list, LSN, newspapers,

classifieds. These are places some people try to get rid of their OLD birds that are done laying. Very few reputable

sellers out there.

2. No, you don’t want to buy Guineas that are over 12 - 14 weeks of age. Guineas need to be raised where they

will live, buying older Guineas will cause them to leave and look for home. (Just like Peafowl)

3. Did you know? Pullets are females less than a year old - Cockerels are males less than a year old - Hens are

females over a year old - Roosters are males over a year old

4. NPIP stands for National Poultry Improvement Program. We are members and are inspected for disease.

We are also inspected by the USDA

5. A pullet will start laying from 16 - 24 weeks depending on breed. Initially eggs will be small, called pullet eggs.

6. No, we do NOT sell old Hens, only young fresh Pullets

“From Our Farm, Fresh To You”
POULTRY HOLLOW HATCHERY

Here you will find answers to frequently asked question

                                            &

                           things to BEWARE

1. Yes, it is VERY risky to buy poultry from Flea Markets, Individuals selling on Craig’s list, LSN, newspapers,

classifieds. These are places some people try to get rid of their OLD birds that are done laying. Very few reputable

sellers out there.

2. No, you don’t want to buy Guineas that are over 12 - 14 weeks of age. Guineas need to be raised where they

will live, buying older Guineas will cause them to leave and look for home. (Just like Peafowl)

3. Did you know? Pullets are females less than a year old - Cockerels are males less than a year old - Hens are

females over a year old - Roosters are males over a year old

Poultry Hollow Hatchery