Jun 24, 2013 - Explore Jeff's board "Appenzeller Spitzhauben ", followed by 344 people on Pinterest. They are cold-tolerant and are great foragers. ... $3.00: $1.50: Eggs per year Egg size Egg color Mature weight; 155: Medium: White: 3.5lbs. The Appenzeller Spitzhauben is named after the fancy ceremonial lacy bonnet worn by women in Switzerland. About Silkie Chickens: The Fluffy Bantam That Will Win Your Heart. Both will be hatching every Sunday starting May 5th. *SILKIES are being temperamental but are laying. He is friendly, compared to most roos, and rarely tries to attack me. Eggs: Weight: Small (4-5 lbs) Temperament: Forager: Recognized Varieties: Barthuhner, Black Spangled, Blue Spangled, Gold, Gold Spangled, Silver Spangled: Egg production (annual): 120: Egg color: White: Egg size: Medium: Comb type: V-Shape Comb When they grew up, I sold 2 more, and named the remaining roo App. Peak Egg Layed Per Year Current % of Peak Laying Capacity Est. Estimated Annual Egg Production Now & In The Future Breed (Click into the cells below and choose the breed type using the arrow keys to select the breed from the drop down menu) Current Age of Bird In Years Est. Last spring, I purchased 5 Appenzeller chicks and 5 Ancona chicks. Last spring, I purchased 5 Appenzeller chicks and 5 Ancona chicks. Friendly and hardy. 6+Appenzeller Spitzhauben chicken eggs. Last spring, I purchased 5 Appenzeller chicks and 5 Ancona chicks. Egg Production: 140- 160 eggs per year Egg Size: Medium to large Egg Color: White Comb Type: V-Shaped Comb Hardiness: Very hardy in the winter Personality: Active, alert, good foragers, like to roost in trees Appenzeller Spitzhaubens were origionally bred for steep, mountainous terrain, and are therefore good fliers, climbers, and foragers. They have … The birds have a bright red, V-shaped comb and white skin. He is a handsome roo, with beautiful rust colored feathers. When they grew up, I sold 2 more, and named the remaining roo App. Production per year . So if you buy two dozen eggs per week, six hens would likely fit your needs. This relatively new-to-the-scene breed comes in a MYRIAD OF FEATHER COLORS, with almost anything possible including Barred, Duckwing, and Wild Type. If you want to raise chickens that are smaller but produce eggs that are larger, these roosters will give you the chicks you want to raise. The cockerel is a little gentleman with the hens, not at all aggressive as many young roosters can be. They rarely go broody but are good mothers when they do. The males are usually gentle and make good roosters for the flock. I live outside of Florence, SC. A healthy hen should lay 180 – 230 full size eggs per year and achieve a weight of between 4 – 6 lbs and a rooster should achieve a weight of between 7 - 9 lbs on average. - 4.5lbs. The auction winner will also receive free surprise seeds to be shipped with the chicks. When available, eggs are 30.00 per dozen and chicks are 8.00 each. Hens are good layers all year round--excellent winter layers, producing large brown eggs steadily right through the coldest weather. Spitzhauben. The most popular color in the UK is the Silver Appenzeller Spitzhauben. They are very hard to find in America and are not recognized by the APA. Nowadays, Appenzeller Spitzhauben chicken is largely an ornamental breed and kept for showing, but it is also a great layer of white eggs. See more ideas about Chicken breeds, Chickens and roosters, Chickens. Spitzhaubens are a great choice for free range and backyard chickens. When they grew up, I sold 2 more, and named the remaining roo App. Only 2 died, along with 1 of the Anconas. Appenzeller Spitzhauben chickens, chicken, chicks, or chick for sale - $15 (Lutz) Silver-Spangled Appenzeller Spitzhauben pullet (hen) chicks for sale. They are excellent foragers and great layers. These are 100% Spitzhauben, although not all will have forward crest, but they are beautiful just the same. In their first year, they lay a smallish egg, by the second year the egg almost seems to … The table shows that in the second year of laying, chickens will lay about 80% of what they did in the first year and 70% of the first year's production in the third year. Hatching egg orders will start going out Monday thru Wednesday starting April 27th. Characteristics of Appenzeller Spitzhauben Chicken. While the breed is very ornamental in nature, they do lay a considerably large egg for their size and a good number of them too! The Appenzeller Spitzhauben (not an APA recognized breed) is a relatively small European breed developed for egg production. These are our highest producer of winter eggs here in WA State. Color . 2- Appenzeller. (he is a Barthuhner, not a Spitzhauben). The Appenzeller Spitzhauben is the national breed of Switzerland. The breed occurs in plumage that is silver spangled, gold spangled, black, blue, and chamois spangled. The Appenzeller Spitzhauben is a standard breed of chicken that originated in the Appenzell region of Switzerland. Dark Cornish sport a pea comb and are a cold hardy breed. We specialize in poultry, seeds, as well as numerous old varieties of fruit trees. NEW by: FLee144667@icloud.com I am looking for a gold or chamois or cream colored appenzeller spitzhauben eggs or a rooster to correct the old world combs in my yellow brabanters. *Some Chamois & Gold Spangled APPENZELLER SPITZHAUBEN orders are in the incubators now. Day Old Dark Cornish Baby Chicks Hatching February to August. As they are fairly small birds they are not generally used for meat. 12 Appenzeller Spitzhauben Chicks (comes with free surprise seeds) This auction is for 12 Appenzeller Spitzhauben chicks from Spring Creek Heritage Farms. Eggs This Year Only 2 died, along with 1 of the Anconas. Their egg size and eggs per year rivals any production bird (i.e. Tracking information will be emailed on ship day. In general, you can expect a dozen eggs per week for every three chickens. Expect around 200 white eggs from the Ancona per year. They are cold hardy and forage well. If a hen lives to ten, we would expect her to lay about 20% of the eggs she laid in her first year of life. Appenzeller Spitzhauben chicken is a very beautiful breed. 180 eggs per year and will go broody. The average egg count per year is about 140 to 160 eggs. Production: You can expect between 200-255 medium, white eggs per year from one Silver Spangled Hamburg hen. ... Appenzeller Spitzhauben Chicken: Captivating Egg Layers. Silver Spangled Appenzeller Spitzhauben: 150 eggs per year: White: Very: Eggs: Infrequent: 9 Females to 1 Male: 4+ feet: Silver Spangled Hamburg: 200+ eggs per year: White: Good: Good: Eggs: Non-setter: 9 Females to 1 Male: 2 to 4 feet: Spangled Old English Bantam: Poor: Cream: Good: Ornamental: Infrequent: 9 Females to 1 Male: 3+ feet: Spangled Standard Old English: 120 eggs per year: Cream: Good Dark Cornish Chickens are prized for their large breasts, and their flavor. Do you still breed these? Medium to large eggs. These are the National Bird of Switzerland and are a fantastic breed. Please email me. Silver Spangled Hamburgs are small, active, and beautiful. The Appenzeller Spitzhauben is the national breed of Switzerland. OK- Appenzeller Spitzhauben Chicks (Show Quality) Quality stock, price is $12each, or $10 each if buying $150 or more of our various breeds (chickenfanatics.com) Limited availability (usually 5-10 per … Review characteristics, behavior and full breed profile of Appenzeller Spitzhauben chicken below. Day Old Silver Spangled Hamburg Baby Chicks Hatching February to August. He is friendly, compared to most roos, and rarely tries to attack me. Production: You can expect 160-180 brown eggs per year from a Dark Cornish hen, so they are only fair layers, buy the hens are broody.