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Welsummer Chicks

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Num. Birds 1-24 25-49 50-99 100+
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Availability: Available to Hatch and Ship in 2-3 Weeks

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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.

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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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Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 64 Write a review.

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New chicks May 29, 2015
Reviewer: Darren Bolotte from Harvey, LA United States  
The chicks came in heathy and are doing great. Very pleased.

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well satisfied. May 27, 2015
Reviewer: William Fourhman from Opelika, AL United States  
Good looking birds. All birds arrived alive and doing well.

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welsummer May 26, 2015
Reviewer: Lance king  
This is the second time to get the welsummer they did good the first time and produced  a darker egg than the reds. So had to get them again. Thanks..

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very good May 26, 2015
Reviewer: LINDA EUBANKS from JANESVILLE, CA United States  
good.

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Welsummers are great May 25, 2015
Reviewer: Melissa Farris from Waco, TX United States  
Received my Welsummers all alive and healthy.  Packaging was great, not damaged and shipping was fast.   They are just too adorable.

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