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Welsummer Chicks

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Num. Birds 1-24 25-49 50-99 100+
Price per Bird $4.29 $4.19 $3.99 $3.59
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Availability: Available to Hatch and Ship in 2-3 Weeks

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Straight Run (Day-Old Random Gender)
Females (Day-Old Pullets) [Add $0.70]
Males (Day-Old Cockerels) [Subtract -$0.60]

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Welsummer Chicken

The Welsummer Chicken originated in Holland in the early 20th century, and is part of the elite class of Dark Brown Egg Laying Chickens. The breed was originally created by crossing many popular varieties of dual purpose chicken breeds like Cochins, Wyandottes, Leghorns, Barnvelders, and Rhode Island Reds.

Welsummer Chickens have similar characteristics to many other popular heavy breed egg laying chickens - hardiness, excellent egg laying ability, dual purpose meat utility, and beautiful plumage - but what sets this breed apart are the beautiful chocolate colored eggs. These excellent egg layers are fairly early maturing, and they can be extremely cold hardy, laying fairly regularly throughout winter during their prime laying years. They are not dependable brooders or setters, but will sometimes hatch out a nest of their own without need of an incubator.

Both male and female Weslummer Chickens are beautifully colored. The males have rich golden brown head, neck, and saddle feathers with a small to average sized single comb. The tail, sickles and wing covert feathers are an iridescent black and the back feathers between neck and saddle are a deep bronze or reddish color. The female has a similarly colored golden brown head with copper colored hackles. The covert feathers are a black edged brown that fade to black toward the tail, and the breast and thigh plumage is a a deep orangish red color.

Product Facts

Welsummer Chicken Info

  • Adult Weight - Male: 6-7 pounds ; Female: 5 pounds
  • Egg Production - Very Good (200+ per year)
  • Egg Size - Medium to Large
  • Egg Color - Dark Reddish Brown
  • Country of Origin -Holland

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Marek's Disease Vaccination
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Healthy chicks June 26, 2015
Reviewer: Elizabeth from panama, NY United States  
They are doing well and growing fast

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welsummer June 24, 2015
Reviewer: Donna Martin from Underhill, VT United States  
healthy & happy

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welsummer chicks June 23, 2015
Reviewer: Laurie Olson from Black Eagle, MT United States  
All arrived safe and sound. Very pleased with my new babies. Thank You so much.

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Great service June 23, 2015
Reviewer: Abigail from VA United States  
All arrived happy and healthy. One week in, they're all still doing great. Would order again and recommend.

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Welsummer chickens June 15, 2015
Reviewer: Marilyn from Harrison, MI United States  
Very satisfied

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