Sourland Farm

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Sourland Farm is a family run backyard farm located on top of the Sourland Mountain in Hillsborough Township, NJ. We take pride in offering the freshest natural eggs possible at a reasonable price.

Come Visit Our New Self-Serve Farm Stand


PRICE LIST:

Fresh Brown Eggs – $3.25

Fresh Fertile Eating Eggs – $3.25

Fertile Hatching Eggs – $1.00 each

Chicks – $5.00

Pullets / Hens – $16.00

Roosters & Meat Birds – $10.00

Bobwhite Quail – $6.00

Rooster Stud Services – $10.00

Incubator Services – $25.00

Transportation Cage Rental – $5.00

Please help keep our prices low by recycling and returning your egg cartons


OUR MOTTOS:

“Happy Hens Lay Healthy Eggs”

“From Our Hens Directly to You”

“Quality Hens Lay Quality Eggs”

“Best Buy on The Mountain”

***Our Prices Beat***

(CSA – NOFA – Local Farm Stands)


OUR CERTIFICATIONS:

Local Hens

Jersey Fresh

Sourland Steward

Pesticide Free Zone

River Friendly

Wildlife Habitat

Butterfly Habitat

Bat Habitat

Arbor Day Foundation

Audubon Society


OUR AFFILIATIONS:

New Jersey Outdoor Alliance – NJOA

Littoral Society

New Jersey Honor Legion – NJHL

American Legion

Veterans of Foreign Wars – VFW

United Service Organizations – USO

Disabled American Veterans – DAV

Paralyzed Veterans of America – PVA

Blind Veteran Association – BVA


HOW OUR FLOCK IS HUMANELY RAISED:

Hatched & Raised from Our Own Eggs

Proper Rooster to Hen Ratio

Enriched Colony

Raised in Mountain Fresh Air & Sunshine

Free Range & Secured at Night to Protect from Predators

Fed Natural Organic Feed & Mountain Cool Well Water

Supplemental Feed – Fodder, Cracked Corn, Oyster Shells,

Mealworms, Millet, Vegetables, Fruits & Berries.

(No Antibiotics, GMO’s, Hormones, Pesticides or Meat by Products Used)

Eggs are Hand Washed with Mild Natural Soap & Well Water

(No Harsh Soaps or Chemicals Used)

Eggs are Harvested, Washed & Refrigerated Daily


RHODE ISLAND RED CHICKENS:

Rhode Island Reds are domestic American breed chickens. They were developed in the late nineteenth century in the states of Massachusetts & Rhode Island by cross breeding Malay & Brown Leghorn chickens

Primary use: Dual-Purpose for Eggs & Meat

Secondary use: Pets, Hobby & 4-H

Annual egg production: High – 260

Egg size:  Large / Extra Large

Egg Color: Brown

Recognized Varity: Single Rose-Colored Comb

Temperament: Cold Hardy


NORTHERN BOBWHITE QUAIL:

Northern Bobwhite are a moderately sized quail that is the only ground dwelling small game bird fowl native to Eastern North America.

Primary use: Dual-Purse for Meat & Eggs

Secondary use: Hunting, Dog Training, Pets, Hobby, 4-H

Annual egg production: Medium 60 to 75

Egg size: Small

Egg color: White

Recognized variety: Rounded shape body, Rufous colored plumage, Short curved bill

Temperament: Cold Hardy


CHICK CARE GUIDE:

Required Items

Chick Feeder

Chick Waterer

Chick Starter Feed

Pine Shavings or Chopped Straw

Poultry Lamp or 100-watt Incandescent Bulb

Thermometer

Brooder (Examples: large tub, cage, pen, box, container)

Optional: – Brooder cover (Examples: wire, screen, grating)


BROODER SET UP:

Place brooder in draft free area

Place 2″ to 4″ layer of bedding in bottom of brooder

Fill and place feeder & waterer

Set up poultry lamp about 20″ above one end of brooder

Brooder must be ready to go prior to chick’s arrival

Brooder temperature should be 90*F to 95*F for the first (2) weeks

Reduce temperature by (5) degrees each week for the first month

Adjust heat by raising or lowering the poultry lamp

Supply fresh clean water & Feed as needed

Remove & replace soiled bedding as needed

Precautions:

Brooder floor shouldn’t be smooth or slippery

Don’t use cedar chips, newspaper, saw dust, treated chips

Keep pets away from brooder

Keep combustibles away from poultry lamp

Don’t over crowd brooder

Monitor temperature & chick behavior

Chicks will be huddled close together when cold

Chicks will be spread out when warm and comfortable


WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS HAVE TO SAY:

About Our Eggs:

Freshest eggs I ever tasted

Great yellow/orange yolks

The egg whites make incredible meringue

Double yolk surprise

Very delicious eggs

Reminds me of the good ole days

The best eggs ever

We love them and so do the kids

We absolutely love them

Fantastic eggs for cooking and baking

Freshest tasting eggs

Their so much better than store brought

I tried them once and been coming back for more

About Our Chicks & Chickens:

Are very smart

Are Friendly and cute

All-American breed

Reliably egg layers

Terrific pets

They get along with our dog & cats

Excellent layers

Great layers

No aggression problems

They don’t mind being handled

Very inquisitive

Hardy chickens

Dedicated egg layers

Not a flighty bird

They know how to run to protection

Most beautiful chickens

They are friendly and trusting

My son has even taken them to school for show & tell

I love my RIRs!

They’re so funny to watch

They follow us around the yard

I can’t think of any negatives about them

Great mother hens

My favorite breed

My bird of choice

Have no regrets

We love our chicks

About Our Other Services:

Good hatch rates

Very productive rooster

My hens are satisfied

Very satisfied with incubation and brooder services

My hens were well cared for