Vorwerk's

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by gingernutranger, Nov 27, 2010.

  1. gingernutranger

    gingernutranger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am looking to purchase vorwerk eggs, chicks, or adults. Please let me know if you or you know somebody who would be able to help.

    Thanks
    -Jeremy
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I bought my Golden Lakenvelder eggs from ChooksChick and had a good hatch rate. They are now about 5 weeks old give or take. Very cute. Vorwerks are not what they are called in the US though. Do a search for Lakenvelders.
     
  3. gingernutranger

    gingernutranger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lakenvelders are a completely different breed than Vorwerks. See http://feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Vorwerks/BRKVorwerks.html for information about the breed and see Lakenvelders here http://feathersite.com/Poultry/CGK/Lakens/BRKLakenvelder.html. People calling Vorwerks Lakenvelders has basically destroyed the breed and there is not one public breeder I have been able to find in years.

    I the USA they come in bantam only but in other places they are in LF too. See a article here about them being created: http://www.the-coop.org/library/vorwerk.html
     
  4. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    E-Bay has Silver & Golden Lakenvelder eggs for bid. I used to have a flock of Silvers. The name Lakenvelder, in Dutch, means "Shadow on a sheet". The reason I sold my flock is because they were afraid of their own shadow, whether on a sheet or not. Them birds were CRAZY!
     
  5. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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  6. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Quote:Hmmm...I hope someone will be able to help you out. [​IMG]
     
  7. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Quote:You are right. I, for 1, thought they were the same breed. Love learning new stuff on BYC!
     
  8. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    I saw somewhere about a breeder in Texas, I was looking for something else and can't remember where I saw it, but I'll try and find it. I think these were bantam also.
     

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