Welsummer Eggs

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Welsummer chicken is a standout breed for any backyard chicken enthusiast. They’re not only beautiful birds with rich, rustic red partridge coloring but also friendly and excellent foragers, making them perfect for free-ranging setups. Known for their docile nature, Welsummer hens often become beloved lap chickens, enjoying interactions with their human caretakers.

Welsummer Highlights

Welsummer chickens are a single-comb, clean-legged variety that originated in Holland. These birds are cold-hardy and known for their good production of beautiful dark brown eggs.

  • Purpose: Dual
  • Egg production: 200–280 eggs per year
  • Eggshell color: Dark brown
  • Egg size: Medium to large
  • Temperament: Active
  • Broody: Variable
  • Weight: Female - 6 lbs, Male - 7 lbs
  • Availability: Not sexed

We offer no guarantee on hatching eggs. There are various factors involved in hatching eggs, and while they frequently do well, we have no control over the handling of the eggs once they ship.

Egg Characteristics and Benefits

The Welsummer hen is prized for their egg-laying abilities, producing terracotta dark brown eggs that add a unique color palette to your egg basket. The color of their eggs is not just visually appealing but also a marker of the Welsummer's heritage and quality. These birds contribute to the biodiversity of your flock and ensure a steady supply of distinctive eggs.

Raising Welsummers: Care Tips

Raising Welsummer backyard chickens offers the rewarding experience of nurturing baby chicks into majestic adult birds. Welsummers can adapt well to a variety of living conditions, thriving in free-ranging environments where they can forage naturally. While they are relatively low-maintenance, providing protection from the elements and ensuring access to shade in warmer climates will keep your Welsummers healthy and happy.