Golden Spangled Spitzhauben

The Golden Spangled Spitzhauben is Switzerland’s national bird. Perfect for free range, they’re sweet, gentle and rare in the United States.

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The Golden Spangled Spitzhauben (also known as Golden Spangled Appenzeller Spitzhauben chicken) originated in Switzerland and is their national bird. In the United States it’s a very rare chicken breed and not yet admitted to the American Standard of Perfection. Noted characteristics are cavernous nostrils, horn type comb and mid size forward-pointing head crest which give them their name. Perfect for free range, this sweet and gentle chicken will make a truly unique addition to any flock!