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Barnevelder Bantam Chickens

Barnevelder

The Barnevelder Chickens originated in the Barneveld district of Holland just prior to the first war (1914-18) and stock was imported in 1921 with the deep egg color being its main attraction many in the early trials laying around the 200 per year mark. The Barnevelder Chickens most popular color is called Double Laced although they are standardized in Black, Partridge and Silver.






Characteristics: The Barnevelder Chickens is alert and upright with the appearance in prolfile of a concave back line. Wings short with smallish head and single comb. Feathering on the laced is black / beetle green with a red brown edging and quill undercolour slate. Available large and miniature; sitter. Placid good backyard egg layer.

There are several standard colours of Barnevelder. Black, double laced, partridge and silver. All varieties have very prominent orange eyes and very yellow legs.



  • Standard Weights: Cock-2-1/2 pounds; Hen-2 pounds; Cockerel-2 pounds; Pullet-1-1/2 pounds.
  • Varieties: Double-laced, Blue-laced, White, Black
  • Skin Color: White
  • Egg Shell Color: Brown
  • Use: Exhibition
  • Origin: Holland




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