BIELEFELDERS - Is the hype real?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by QueenMisha, Jan 5, 2016.

  1. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Lately everybody seems to be hopping on the Bielefelder bandwagon. Everything I have read about them is very good, and they don't seem to have any downsides. I'm always looking for new breeds but this almost seems to good to be true. So is the hype real? Are these really some of the most superb backyard birds out there?
  2. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm about to find out! I have a deposit in for 6 pullets and one cockerel for April. They sound like a fabulous dual purpose bird. With their supposed docile nature it will be interesting to see how well they free range.
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    You might ask Mrs K, I think she only hangs out in the Managing your Flock section. She had a nice Bielefielder rooster last year, but I don't think she was that thrilled with his offspring for some reason I can't recall right off.....

    They're sure pretty, I love the red barred birds.

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