Lakenvelder disposition

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chkinut, Dec 27, 2010.

  1. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    can anyone please tell me how Lakenvelders are? from what i've read, they're good flyers. is that true? could i clip their wings? are they good egg layers? Are the eggs large? are they noisy? i've been to the Henderson chart, but i would like input from those that have owned them.....more opinions is what i'm looking for. thanks!!
  2. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

    Aug 17, 2008
    Larry, KS
    My Coop
    I have Goldens, so I can only comment on those.

    My birds are noisy, hyper, clipping doesn't stop them from flying, and they lay like mad while eating almost nothing...but take a full 3 months off at molt.

    Nonetheless, I love them, and if held regularly, they can be very tolerant and affectionate.

    Edited to add: Eggs are medium.
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2010
  3. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Smithville, Mo
    I have two lakenvelders and they are named Curious and Georgina! They are awesome flyers because they are light weight birds! Always loving flying in and out over a six foot fence! They are friendly and love to free range! Nice white egg layers! I Love them!
  4. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    thanks guys! that's what i wanted to know! [​IMG]

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