The Lakenvelder is an old German breed that is famous for its unique color pattern. The
neck, saddle, and tail feathers of the Lakenvelder are black, while the wings, back, and
breast are white. The pattern gives them a belted look similar to Dutch Belted cattle and
Hampshire hogs. The sharp contrast of black and white feathers makes them an interesting
bird to have and admire. In addition to their unique color, they are also very good egg layers.
They are a lightweight active breed that is well adapted to free-ranging. The Lakenvelder is a
unique and rare breed that would add interest to any flock, all while producing lots of eggs for
APPROX. 280 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: WHITE | MATURE WT: MALE 5 LBS.
FEMALE 4 LBS.
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