to the Norse Settlers of Iceland by way of the Vikings in the 9th
century AD. These landrace birds became a common fowl throughout
the island for centuries. Íslenska landnámshænan which translates
"Icelandic hen of the Settlers." During the 50's the breed was almost
extinct. Flocks that exist today are are descended from small groups
preserved during the 70's. Smaller than standard largefowl, Icelandics
are a hardy breed of modest table quantity; providing medium size
white eggs. This breed is more nervous and flighty, and do very
well on free range. There is a wide variety in plumage pattern.
Leg color can be either yellow, willow, or slate. Comb types can
be either single or rose, with white ear lobes. Both hen and cock
Our line of Icelandics began from
well known lines out of Harvey Ussery, and David Grote. From the
start, we have bred to continue their high standard of this rare
landrace breed. Our "CornerStone" flock has been since
closed to outside lines, but maintains a well diverse genetic pool.
Select cocks and hens are housed in separate breeding pens, and
all eggs for our incubators and yours are marked to each breeding
pen. This is beneficial for keeping the next generations
genetically diverse. When available, started and
mature birds can be shipped indicating separate genetics.
This breed in not recognize by the American Poultry Association.
Farm is not a commercial poultry hatchery. We hatch quality over quantity. This
practice offers sales of select young and mature fowl. We do not ship day old
birds, however, birds less than 5 weeks to day old can be picked up at the
Shipping - USPS Express Mail Service.
| Single Mailing Box -
1 bird $70.00 ||Economy
Mailing Box - 2 birds $90.00|
Omni Mailing Box- 3 birds $105.00|| Quads
and above, call for quote.|
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USPS Approved Mailing Boxes
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of the contents inside of live shipping containers.
Single Mailing Box $10.95*||#71
Economy Mailing Box $15.95*|
Omni Mailing Box $32.95* ||#78
Large Mailing Box $36.95*|
subject to increase |
Mailing Box - 1 Chicken, or 2 started
birds; holds 6 lbs.
- Economy Mailing
Box - 2 Chickens, or 4 started birds; holds 10 lbs.
Mailing Box - 2 Large Ducks, or 3 Chickens; holds up to 20 lbs.
Mailing Box - 3 Large Ducks, 1 Turkey, 1-2 Chinese Geese; holds up to 35 lbs.
All birds shipped are guaranteed
live delivery. A health guarantee up to 48 hours from arrival applies providing
we are notified by phone with any losses within the 48 hours. Refunds or replacements
are honored at the cost of the birds purchased alone, this does not include shipping
and box. CornerStone Farm assumes no responsibility for losses due to damage,
or if arrival is delayed past the delivery time as promised by the carrier, or
if acceptance by the signed recipient exceeds 6 hours from the first notification