About Friesian Chickens
Friesians are a
Dutch chicken that originated on the Friesian Islands. They are a very old
breed and excavation on the Islands have shown that they have been around for
over 1000 years ago.
They are a small chicken
but also a very good layer. They can produce around 230 eggs per year.
They are gold
pencilled, silver pencilled and chamois pencilled. The chamois is the most
unusual color and perhaps the most attractive. They are different shades of
yellow and buff and have a pattern that runs through each of its body feathers;
this is not found in any other breed of chicken. All of the color varieties
have eyes that are orange, earlobes that are white, and legs that are slate