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Assorted Polish & Crested

A mixture of all our Crested breeds, this assortment is based on availability and may include the Buff Laced Polish, Silver Laced Polish, Gold Laced Polish, Spitzhauben, White Crested Blue Polish and/or the White Crested Black Polish.

Purpose: Ornamental Production: 100-155 Small to Medium White Eggs/Year Temperament: Gentle, Active Mature Weight: 4-5 lbs. Hardiness: Heat Hardy But Not Cold Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: V Comb

Buff Laced Polish

The Polish breed is named for the Polish army's feathered caps because they resembled their feathered crests. The chickens originated in Spain and then brought to Holland, where the Dutch perfected their coloring. They became a popular bird in France, then started appearing in the U.S. around the 1830s. They are a great breed, very docile, and even tempered. They are easily surprised due to their feathers limiting their eyesight, making them vulnerable to predators.

Purpose: Ornamental Production: 100 Small White Eggs/Year Temperament: Gentle, Active Mature Weight: 4-5 lbs. Hardiness: Heat Hardy But Not Cold Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: V comb

Gold Laced Polish

The Polish breed was named for the Polish army's feathered caps because it resembled their feathered crests. They originated in Spain and were brought to Holland where the Dutch perfected their coloring. They became popular in France, then started appearing in the U.S. around the 1830s. A great breed, very docile and even tempered. They are easily surprised due to their feathers limiting their eyesight, making them vulnerable to predators.

Purpose: Ornamental Production: 100 Small White Eggs/Year Temperament: Gentle, Active Mature Weight: 4-5 lbs. Hardiness: Heat Hardy But Not Cold Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: V Comb

Silver Polish

The breed is named for the Polish army's feathered caps because it resembled their feathered crests. The chickens originated in Spain and then brought to Holland, where the Dutch perfected their coloring. They became a popular bird in France, then started appearing in the U.S. around the 1830s. They are a great breed, very docile. and even-tempered. They are easily surprised due to their feathers limiting their eyesight, making them vulnerable to predators.

Purpose: Ornamental Production: 100 Small White Eggs/Year Temperament: Gentle, Active Mature Weight: 4-5 lbs. Hardiness: Heat Hardy But Not Cold Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: V Comb

White Crested Black Polish

The White Crested was a very popular breed in the late 1600's and was featured in many paintings by various artists. They are a wonderful, dual-purpose bird that also makes a great show bird. The breed tends to be nervous but lays a decent number of eggs.

Purpose: Ornamental Production: 100 Small White Eggs/Year Temperament: Gentle, Active Mature Weight: 4-5 lbs. Hardiness: Heat Hardy But Not Cold Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: V Comb

White Crested Blue Polish

Contrary to belief, this breed did not orginate in Poland. They were named after the Polish army’s feathered caps because it closely resembled their feathered crests. The chickens originated in Spain but were then brought to Holland, and eventually the Dutch perfected their coloring. They became a popular bird in France, then started appearing in the U.S. around the 1830s and 40s. They are a great breed and are docile and even-tempered. They are easily surprised and sometimes nervous due to their feathers limiting their eyesight. This makes them more vulnerable to predators.

Blue coloring can result in black, blue, or splash feathering, blue is not a guaranteed color.

Purpose: Ornamental Production: 100 Small White Eggs/Year Temperament: Gentle, Active Mature Weight: 4-5 lbs. Hardiness: Heat Hardy But Not Cold Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: V Comb

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