The Lakenvelder is a Dutch breed from the dutch town Lakervelt. First exhibited in England in 1902. Admitted to
- Breed Purpose:
- Egg Layer
- Climate Tolerance:
- All Climates
- Egg Productivity:
- Egg Size:
- Egg Color:
- Breed Temperament:
- Flighty,Bears confinement well,Shy
- Breed Colors/Varieties:
- Silver lakenvelder: black white black;
blue white blue;
brown white brown are being created.
Buff white buff are being created but it is not a lakenvelderpattern genetically. Vorwerk is the Dutch breed with the black gold black pattern.
- Breed Size:
- Large Fowl
the Standard in 1939.
They are rare in the states. They are bred for egg production. They have
white skin and are a nonsitting breed.