Maryland / Northern VA / Washington, DC - Hatch The Chicken

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Hatch The Chicken for MD / DC / VA is provided by The Abundance Farm in Catlett, VA Homestead Shannon and Homestead Larry now offer Hatch The Chicken!
Rent The Chicken - Maryland / Northern VA / Washington, DC

Hatch The Chicken Rental Package - $210
  • Five week indoor rental
  • We offer rentals from February through October based on availability.
  • Delivery, setup, and pick-up (within the parameters of the Free Delivery area outlined below)
  • Mini incubator
  • Seven fertile eggs
  • High powered "candling light" to examine the eggs during incubation
  • Rent The Chicken Chick Starter Kit - brooder box, wood shavings, chick feed, water dispenser, feed dish, and heat source
  • Quick guide on caring for the incubator, fertile eggs, and chicks
  • A copy of the book "Where Do Chicks Come From?" by Amy E. Sklansky for yours to keep
To schedule your Hatch The Chicken delivery, call us toll-free at 844-310-8782 today or click below to pay online via PayPal (a PayPal account is not required)!


Additional Notes
Hatch The Chicken renters who are participating in Rent The Chicken with coordinated delivery or pick-up of both Rent The Chicken and Hatch The Chicken receive a $25 discount.
Possible additional fees: Due to the increase of feed cost and fuel cost, closer to delivery, there may be a slight surcharge for one or both of these items.

Possible Transportation Fees
Our Rental Packages include FREE DELIVERY to much of Northern Virginia and the Washington DC subburbs - including everywhere from Alexandria to Winchester and down I-95 to Thornburg and north to Rockville and Silver Spring and within 50 miles of Catlett VA 20119. If you live further than 50 miles of Catlett VA 20119, you may incur a predetermined yearly transportation fee. For customers outside of our FREE DELIVERY area, please call us toll-free at 844-310-8782 for a delivery quote.

Here are a number of scenarios as to what happens to the baby chicks after our Hatch The Chicken program is complete:
  • The girls are raised to be hens for Rent The Chicken
  • The girls are raised as breeding stock for Hatch The Chicken
  • The boys are raised to be roosters to fertilize eggs for Hatch The Chicken
  • The girls are raised to lay eggs for our families
  • The boys are raised to protect our flocks to help keep them safe
  • The chicks are sold to families looking to expand their flocks
  • The roosters are sold to families looking to protect their flock

  • We can't confirm what other organizations do with their baby chicks after a hatching program but we know with our whole hearts that all of the chicks hatched with our Hatch The Chicken program provide a purpose following the rental. We value their lives and value what they bring to our business and those who participate in our programs.