Barnevelder Chickens

Barnevelder

Breed Club Secretary

Mr S. Broadhurst
Little Acres, Chapel Lane, Tern Hill , Market Drayton, Shropshire,
TP9 3PY
UK

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History

The Barnevelder Chickens originated in the Barneveld district of Holland just prior to the first war (1914-18) and stock was imported in 1921 with the deep egg colour being its main attraction many in the early trials laying around the 200 per year mark. The Barnevelder Chickens most popular colour is called Double Laced although they are standardised in Black, Partridge and Silver.

Characteristics

The Barnevelder Chickens is alert and upright with the appearance in prolfile of a concave back line. Wings short with smallish head and single comb. Feathering on the laced is black / beetle green with a red brown edging and quill undercolour slate. Available large and miniature; sitter. Placid good backyard egg layer.

Breed Tips

Usually children friendly.

Purpose

Egg layer

Classification

Heavy / Soft feather

Origin

Holland

Egg Color

Brown

Egg Numbers

180 per annum


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