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Chick Day at Biofuel Oasis

Friday | February 08, 2019 | 11:00 am — 7:00 pm

Start your backyard flock with the Biofuel Oasis

There will be three breeds available to reserve ahead of time and pick up Friday, February 8th: Rhode Island Red, Golden Laced Wyandotte, and Black Sex Linked. Reserve now by calling the store at 510-665-5509!

About the Chicks
All chicks come from a small hatchery called Belt Hatchery located in Fresno. All chicks are sexed to be female. The hatchery guarantees that 90% of the sexed chicks will be female. If you want to be absolutely sure to not get any roosters, get the Red Sex-Linked or Black Sex-Linked; they are 100% guaranteed to be female. The chicks are not vaccinated. The Hatchery has sold thousands of chicks for 9 years and have not had a problem or reason to (no complaints from customers). Chicks are $5 each.

Chick Orientation
At 11am of the day you pick up the chicks, there will be a short 10 minute orientation about chicks and you will be given a handout with the basics. If you’ve never raised chicks before, it is highly recommended that you come to this orientation, so you get off to a good start.

Chick Starter Kit
The Hatchery will also sell a chick starter kit that has everything you need to start off your chicks: brooder lamp and bulb, chick waterer and feeder, and chick food. They will give you a discount if you pick up the full kit from them. You will also need a large, deep cardboard box to house them in and shredded newspaper to use as bedding.

Sign Me Up!
To reserve your chicks, call 510.665.5509 and let them know how many chicks you want and which breeds.

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Cost: Free
Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information.

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