Heritage Welsummer Chick Alchemist Line




Chicks are sold straight meaning we cannot guarantee the gender.

Each chick has a 50/50 chance of being male or female.

 If you are looking for just one breed that ticks all of the boxes of what you are looking for in a bird, this is the breed for you!

On the fence about what breed to add to your flock this year? Look no further than these beauties. New chicken keepers and longtime homesteaders will both be pleased by the dynamism and intelligence of our Welsummers. They are the most straight forward, easy to work with chicken breed we have ever encountered.

Looking for some gorgeous speckled brown eggs to add to your daily egg collecting basket? Our Alchemist line of Welsummers are fantastic layers that will not disappoint!


After looking at our lineup of unique birds you may ask why we choose to include Welsummers in our breeding program. The quality of the Welsummer breed varies GREATLY when it comes to feathering and egg laying beauty. We choose to breed Heritage Welsummer for eggs that are speckled with large pronounced dark speckle patterns because no other chicken lays in quite the same pattern and with as high of frequency as our Wellies.

When we move juveniles of this breed out into for forever pasture home they are the first breed out of all that we work with to find their way up and into the safety of their coop at night. While others may require a week of training, the Welsummers take only a few days. Their curious nature, intelligence and trainability make them a valuable part of any home flock.

Laying over 250 eggs a year, our line of Welsummers is a mix of two breeders from different states that have been carefully breeding their lines to produce this speckling effect while creating healthy and robust birds. We keep Welsummers in our general egg laying flock because they can easily compete with the laying ability of any rhode island red or pearl leghorn while maintaining a more docile personality.



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