Thanks for your interest in our birds.
For comments, concerns, questions
|NPIP certified in the state of Ohio 31-427
Visitors Policy : ~We do not allow visitors to our breeding facility, no exceptions~
We appreciate the interest folks have in our poultry operation. However, we take the health of our birds very seriously.
We have taken that extra step to become part of the NPIP certification program and operate a closed facility to help
prevent the introduction of disease.
With the recent Newcastle and Avian Influenza precautions we are no longer allowing any visits to the poultry part of our
operation. We are doing our best to try to promote good bio-security.
Thanks for your understanding in our willingness to take part in these program for the health and welfare of our birds.
|**PLEASE NOTE** We currently DO NOT ship chicks to
AK, SD and Hawaii
due to strict state regulations, special permits, red tape, and expense. Sorry!
|Chocolate Cuckoo |
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|OTHER BREEDS THAT WE CURRENTLY RAISE
(We currently do not offer hatching eggs)
|We are proud members and in good standing with the following organizations:
|WE CURRENTLY DO NOT SHIP TO: AK, SD & Hawaii
|All Imported birds that we own were imported legally. We went through all the proper channels, obtained
all the proper permits, health certificates, and customs papers. This information is public record and can
be obtained by requesting it in writing to USDA/APHIS
|Thanks for visiting!
Check back often for updates, additions & availability!
We do not take part in Social Networks such as Twitter, FaceBook etc., it is our choice and preference. Our website is online for anyone who wants to browse, order, or contact us. If you see a "FancyChick"
posted on the social network sites please be advised it is not us.
|Gisbrechts Imported Orpingtons
We imported this
beautiful Orp in 2012.
|Our little piece of paradise in the valley
|Orpingtons at TheFancyChick.com.
We are a small family owned and
operated farm in Northern Ohio. Our
site is devoted almost exclusively to the
beautiful English Orpington. Although
we have raised poultry for more than
two decades, over the past few years we
have devoted much of our time and
energy to the Orpingtons. We find
tranquility just watching these beautiful
birds. We use our site to share with our
readers information that we acquire
along our journey of breeding and
raising these incredible birds. With
the varieties now available, creating
new colors is nearly limitless. We will
try to keep our site updated with new
and exciting colors that we will be
adding. Proceed with CAUTION as
these stunning creatures can be habit
forming! We hope you find your trip to
our website informational as well as
After raising poultry for more than 20 years,
several years ago we got the opportunity to
import the lovely Orpington from England. The
chicks and their offspring now make up most of
our breeding pens.
We have learned and continue to learn about
these birds, their colors and genetics. They are
among the most beautiful birds we have had the
opportunity to raise.
We want to provide you with as much information
as possible prior to placing your order to help you
decide which birds may be right for you. We have
compiled breed information about each particular
variety on their page.
Please take a moment to review the variety
information pages. Click on the photos of the
birds you are interested in, prior to ordering to
learn about that particular variety.
~We are not a commercial hatchery so NOT ALL
VARIETIES ARE AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES and the
ones that are available are limited~
~We are currently NOT offering hatching eggs for
By placing your order on our website you agree
that you have read and understand our ordering
Also take a moment to view our Frequently asked
We spend a lot of time with our birds and take
extra special care for their health and well being.
We also take a lot of pictures to share with our
visitors. We hope you enjoy the many beautiful
photos we have posted. Please remember all
photos are our personal property and can not be
reproduced or copied without written permission.
We do not allow visitors to our breeding
facility, no exceptions
We appreciate the interest folks have in our
poultry operation. However, we take the health of
our birds very seriously. We have taken that extra
step to become part of the NPIP certification
program and operate a closed facility to help
prevent the introduction of disease.
With the recent Newcastle and Avian Influenza
precautions we are no longer allowing any visits to
the poultry part of our operation. We are doing our
best to try to promote good bio-security.
Thanks for your understanding in our willingness
to take part in these program for the health and
welfare of our birds.
|We have been asked many times about Coccidiosis
and have written an article on it. Please take a
moment to get familiar with this condition as it can
be devastating for new chick owners.
What you need to know about Coccidiosis