WelsummerThe Welsummer Chicken is a Dutch breed named after the village of Welsum in Holland, developed in the 1900’s. It was first imported into this country in 1928 for its large brown egg. The Welsummer eggs will vary in tints of dark brown eggs and most of the eggs
will have a real dark speckled pigment in the egg shell. The Welsummer is a large, upright, active bird with a broad back, full breast, large full tail. and a single comb with a docile and friendly personality. The famed Kellogg’s Rooster was a Welsummer Chicken. The Welsummer Chicken Roosters are glorious with their beautiful shades of red and black. They are a fast growing bird and a very rare breed here in the United States. Admitted to the American Standard of Perfection in 1991.


  • Breed: Continental
  • Average Weight (lbs)
    • Hen: 6
    • Rooster: 7
  • Egg Color: brown
  • Bred for Egg Producing

Sku Pullet: 8959
Sku Straight Run: 35664