Chicken Breed Info:
Breed Purpose:
Dual Purpose
Comb: Single
Broodiness: Average
Climate Tolerance: All Climates

General Egg Info:
Egg Productivity:
Egg Size: Medium
Egg Color: Brown

Breed Temperament:
Friendly,Calm,Bears confinement well

Breed Colors / Varieties:
Only the gold/red, double laced bird is accepted by the APA in large fowl. Blue double laced are also starting to become available in the USA through project lines and recent imports.
Breed Details:
The Barnevelder was developed in the Netherlands in the town of Barneveld in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Barnevelders became very popular for their stunning laced feather patterns and the ablity to lay rich brown eggs, but are still considered rare in the USA. The double-laced (red/gold) form was accepted to the APA standard in 1991.

Roosters /Cockerels​
Johan line rooster owned by: Winnetka Farms Johan line rooster owned by: pinkchick

Blue double laced project rooster- tls_ranch

Hens / Pullets​
"vB" line pullet owned by: Winnetka Farms Johan line pullet owned by: pinkchick