Barnevelder
Origin:
Netherlands
Egg Color:
Brown tinted
Egg Size:
Large
Avg # eggs:
190/yr
Comb:
Single
Standard Cock Size:
3.20 kg
Standard Hen Size:
2.75 kg
Bantam Cock Size:
0.91 kg
Bantam Hen Size:
0.74 kg

Barnevelder

The Barnevelder are a medium-heavy sized, dual purpose breed. It originated in Holland a little more than 200 years ago, and was developed from mixing Asian chicken breeds with local Dutch breeds. They exist in a variety of different color patterns as well as bantam varieties.

References

  1. http://greenfirefarms.com/chicken/barnevelder/