Sunnyside Hatchery has been providing egg and meat production strains, turkey poults, goslings, ducklings, and DeKalb "Blacks" to Wisconsin and the surrounding states for over 100 years.

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"There have been many changes in the hatchery business since my grandfather, Oscar Wilke, started the hatchery business over 100 years ago. Our goal has remained the same through three generations, to provide the highest quality chicks at competitive prices with superior server." - Mark Wilke


Sunnyside Celebrates Centennial

For Mark Wilke, the hatchery business remains sunny, although continually evolving. Wilke is the owner of Sunnyside, Inc., in Beaver Dam - one of only a hadful of hatcheries remaining in Wisconsin today.

"Sunnyside goes back to my Grandpa's time," he says of his paternal grandfather Oscar, who began hatching chickens o nhis Waunakee farm in 1912.

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In the News

Click here to read the article about Sunnyside Hatchery in the March 2, 2005 edition of "The Country Today."

A recent article about Sunnyside Hatchery in the June 15, 2009 edition of "The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.