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.