The Welsummer or Welsumer is a Dutch breed. It originates in the small village of Welsum, in the eastern Netherlands. It was bred at the beginning of the twentieth century The eggs were originally exported for the commercial egg trade. Some stock was exported to the United Kingdom, and the breed was added to the British Standard in 1930.
They are good Layers and foragers and incredibly friendly.
The Silver Duckwing Welsummer is pretty common in the UK but exceptionally rare in the states. There are only a handful of breeders working on them.
APA Class: Continental
Egg Color: Speckled brown
Personality: Active, friendly, good free rangers
Sexable at Hatch: Yes, by chick color
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