Richard Billson
Alexandra Cottage, 8 St Thomas's Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire,
UK"; $aka = "Lakenfelder"; $imageinfo = "Owned and raised by Barbara Tuss in Oregon"; $history = "The Lakenvelder Chickens are an old established breed of German origin, having been known since the 1830's. About 1860 it was bred to a considerable extent in Westfalen and the Northern part of the Rhine province Known as a colour pattern in birds found since 1700 in the small village Lakervelt; near the Eastern corner osf Southern Holland.

Some people claim the name of the Lakenvelder Chicken means 'field of linen' or 'shadow on a sheet' but it is actually the name of the black and white colour patten, and Lakenvelder cows are also known and also a name of a area in Holland which also claims to be the origin of the breed. It is difficult to get one that combines the pure black neck hackle with a pure white body and a slate grey undercolour. Available as large and bantam."; $characteristics = ""; $breed_tips = ""; $purpose = "Egg layer"; $classification = "Light / Rare"; $origin = "Germany"; $egg_color = "White / Tinted"; $egg_numbers = "160 per annum"; include "template_chicken_breeds.php"; ?>