Pure Breeds


The Welsummer or Welsumer is a Dutch breed of domestic chicken originating in the small village of Welsum, in the eastern Netherlands. Known as a great forager.

Primary use: ornamental
Egg production (annual): 180
Egg size: Large
Temperament: Friendly, Intelligent
Recognized variety: Partridge.
Egg color: Dark brown

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