Ordering Info.

We hatch year round, and ship throughout the United States. Chicks are hatched and sent the same day. We ship only day old chicks. Shipments are sent priority mail through the United States Postal Service, and are generally to your post office within 2-3 days of the hatch date.*

Use the menus to the left to view the poultry and other products we have available. To order, click on the order button on each poultry breed or product's page.

Minimum Orders
Goslings: 10   Bantams: 30
Ducklings: 15   Chicks: 25
Pheasants: 35   Guineas: 30
Turkeys: 15   Chukar Partridge: 50

*Some restrictions apply. Minimums are set to help ensure the birds stay warm and prevent them from shifting around throughout the shipping process.Please note that each type of fowl ordered has their own minimums, and different types of fowl CANNOT be combined to meet those minimums. However, you CAN usually combine different breeds within each type of fowl to meet the minimum requirements. For example: You can order 5 Barred Rock Chicks and 20 Red Sexlink Chicks to meet the minimum of 25 chickens. However, you cannot order 10 Barred Rock Chicks and 15 Pheasants to meet the minimum because you are now shipping two different types of Fowl. Give us a call for details.

All pullets and straight run must be ordered in a quantity of 5 or more. Males may be ordered less than 5, however, there is a $1.50 fee per breed for ordering less than 5 males. Must still meet the minimum order quantity above in the shipment.


Payment terms-MasterCard, Visa, and Discover credit cards are accepted. When initially placing your first order or with a new credit card, you must have at least $1 credit balance on your card for us to set up your credit card account. This $1 credit is released without actually billing to your account, it just confirms to our system that it is a valid account. Your card will be authorized the Friday before the order ships out for the actual amount of the order. All Money Order payments must be received prior to shipment.

We accept the following:

Our responsibility - We breed as close to the American Standard of Perfection as possible, but do not guarantee show quality. We will provide you with healthy, quality chicks. Live delivery is guaranteed. We often put extra chicks in the boxes, so be sure to count your live chicks. We will not replace extra chicks.

Your responsibility - to start and care for your chicks as we have specified. For arrival guarantee, please phone us immediately if you have any problems when the chicks arrive. We must be notified within 48 hours after arrival or we cannot issue credit or send replacement-no exceptions. Call us at 1-800-458-4473.

We guarantee Welp-Line pullets to be 90% accurate to sex. If more than 10% cockerels, we will refund the price of the chick. Claims must be made within 8 weeks of hatch. There is no guarantee on cockerels except on Welp Cornish Rock cockerels, and they are guaranteed to 90% accuracy. In the production of Welp's Chicks, we have followed approved and recommended methods of flock control and egg selection and have operated our hatchery according to established sanitary and disease control standards. However, we do not warrant these chicks to be free from any disease the existence of which cannot be reasonably ascertained at the time of sale. The Seller's liability for any reason whatsoever shall be limited to the amount paid for the goods or services claimed to be defective and that in no event shall Seller be held liable for consequential or incidental damages. By acceptance of the chicks or pullets, the Buyer acknowledges that the limitations and disclaimers hereby set forth are conditions of the sale and constitute the entire agreement between the parties regarding warranty or other limitations and the remedy therefore. This sale agreement, and the transaction shall be governed by the laws of the State of Iowa.