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McMurray Hatchery On the Road

This year the chicks aren't the only ones hitting the road at McMurray Hatchery. Our team is gearing up to head out to several conferences and expos across the U.S. to meet with our customers, talk to those interested in learning more about raising...

2019 Summer Photo Contest Winner Announced

Congratulations Lizzy Diaz — the winner in our 2019 Summer Photo Contest! As a winner, Lizzy will receive a $50 GIFT CERTIFICATE to McMurray Hatchery.

Serving Up Eggs to Iowans in Need

When a holiday lands in the middle of the week, limited mail delivery by the U.S. Postal Service means we are unable to ship day-old baby chicks. It takes a full 21 days to incubate an egg and hatch a chick — and you can't tell the hens to take a week off...

Spring is in the Air Photo Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to these entrants in the 2018 Spring is in the Air photo contest! These winning photos will be used on our website, and in our marketing materials. The following entrants will each receive a $50 GIFT CERTIFICATE to McMurray Hatchery: SILVER...

Donating to the Cause: Preserving Rare Breeds

For over a century, McMurray Hatchery has remained dedicated to preserving rare and exotic poultry breeds. Today we carry over 120 breeds of chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, guineas, peafowl, pheasants and other rare and exotic birds. As part of our...

NEW Lower Minimum on Two Best-Selling Assortments

NEW! Starting in April, to meet the needs of our customers with limitations on the number of birds they are allowed, we are offering lower minimums on two of our best-selling assortments — Murray's Choice Layer Assortment and our Brown Egg Layer...

McMurray Hatchery On the Road

This year the chicks aren't the only ones hitting the road at McMurray Hatchery. Our team is gearing up to head out to several conferences and expos across the U.S. to meet with our customers, talk to those interested in learning more about raising...

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Serving Up Eggs to Iowans in Need

When a holiday lands in the middle of the week, limited mail delivery by the U.S. Postal Service means we are unable to ship day-old baby chicks. It takes a full 21 days to incubate an egg and hatch a chick — and you can't tell the hens to take a week off...

read more

Spring is in the Air Photo Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to these entrants in the 2018 Spring is in the Air photo contest! These winning photos will be used on our website, and in our marketing materials. The following entrants will each receive a $50 GIFT CERTIFICATE to McMurray Hatchery: SILVER...

read more

Donating to the Cause: Preserving Rare Breeds

For over a century, McMurray Hatchery has remained dedicated to preserving rare and exotic poultry breeds. Today we carry over 120 breeds of chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, guineas, peafowl, pheasants and other rare and exotic birds. As part of our...

read more

Heritage Breeds Week: Supporting the Livestock Conservancy

For over a century, McMurray Hachery has remained dedicated to preserving rare and exotic poultry breeds. Today we carry over 120 breeds of chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, guineas, peafowl, pheasants and other rare and exotic birds. As part of our dedication to the...

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Hatch At Home: Getting Started

When you work at a Hatchery, it’s inevitable that someone in your family will develop an interest in chickens. My 12-year-old has caught the ‘bug’, so we decided to try our hand at hatching eggs at home.

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2019 Spring is in the Air Photo Contest

It seemed like Winter would never end but warmer weather is finally here and Spring is in the air! Now through April 21st, enter photos of your Spring chickens in our third annual Spring is in the Air photo contest. Send us photos of your baby chicks,...

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NEW Lower Minimum on Two Best-Selling Assortments

NEW! Starting in April, to meet the needs of our customers with limitations on the number of birds they are allowed, we are offering lower minimums on two of our best-selling assortments — Murray's Choice Layer Assortment and our Brown Egg Layer...

read more

2019 Battle of the Breeds

Spring has sprung and we're in the mood for a little fun. Over the next few weeks, we're inviting you to play in our first ever Battle of the Breeds. We're pitting 64 of our top breeds against each other and offering you a chance to vote for your favorite breeds....

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