Now Accepting 2024 Pre-Orders for day old chicks & started pullets
Bielefelder Kennhuhn, new breed to our farm this year. The gentle giant of the chicken world was developed in the 1970s in the area of Bielefeld, Germany by Gerd Roth. This breed is a dual-purpose bird, fast growing with a large meaty carcass, roosters can weigh 10 to 12 pounds. Hens can lay up to 200 large brown eggs per year. Despite their large size the Bielefelder is a very gentle, non-aggressive bird. Another great attribute of the Bielefelder is the fact that the chicks can be easily auto sexed at hatch.
Their color pattern is crele or cuckoo red partridge. They're listed as a cold hearty breed and should produce eggs even in cold temperatures. This is our first year with the breed, so time will tell.
So far, I'm totally impressed with this beautiful bird and their docile disposition. I recently combined some older hens with younger pullets, which is usually not a good idea, however it worked out marvelously. No pecking and no bullying. I have 2 roosters in my breeding pen, and they live in harmony.
Pullets are shipped out around 5 to 6 weeks of age. We can fit 4 pullets in a box during the spring, however you can order as few as 1. Keep in mind that the hatching and growing process takes time, so please be patient while we do our work and remember we're working with animals. We ship in order of payment received. We text the day the pullets ship out and we can work around your blackout dates.
Included in the shipping cost is a box required by the Post Office along with the express mail fee.
14025 County Road 975 E McLeansboro IL 62859
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