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Welsummer Standard Day-Old Chicken

$4.10
Availability:
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Min Order:
3-3-1
Variant Prices:
$4.10-$4.85-$3.65
Breed:
Welsummer
Status:
Rare
APA Recognized:
Yes
Weight:
Roosters 7 lbs | Hens 6 lbs
Purpose:
Dual
Egg Color:
Dark Brown
Egg Production:
Fair, 160 eggs per year
Egg Size:
Large
Temperament:
Docile, friendly and intelligent
Broody:
No
Origin:
Netherlands

Product Overview

Rooster is quite distinct and very cute with saddle wings of flowing chestnut colors. Hens are also chestnut in color but it’s the males who have the looks among this family. Developed in Welsummer Village in Holland in the 1900’s and is a rare breed in the US. Active temperament. Hens weigh about 6 pounds and roosters 7. Hens lay in excess of 280 eggs a year. Eggs are large and various colors of rich brown shades. Eggs are medium to large. Broodiness varies.

This bird is APA recognized and yet another fine breed of chickens for sale at Valley Hatchery. Did you know that chickens communicate? They have well over 30 vocalization patterns and speak their own language. Cluck, cluck, cocka-doodle-doo!