The only way to identify the sex of newly hatched chicks is through a process of manually manipulating the chick to try and differentiate between the male and female.
All pre-order customers will receive an email prior to pick up day.
Pre-order your day-old University of Alberta Heritage Chicks* for pick-up at selected Peavey Mart Locations.
A Premises ID is required for all Chick orders. If you don’t have a PID, you can create one at the Alberta Premises ID website. Click here for more info on PIDs.
Are the chicks immunized?
Our chicks are immunized immediately after the hatch. The chicks will be vaccinated for two
serotypes of Mareks disease, ILT (infectious laryngotracheitis) and a spray vac for infectious