Appenzeller Hens For Sale
The Appenzeller originates from Switzerland in an area called Appenzell. This breed of chicken comes in two varieties both types appear in either a black, golden or silver spangled plumage. These rare poultry breeds were originally used mostly as a show breed, but are no longer eligable as they are soft feathered light breeds, also okay as egg layers.
This breed of poultry are widely kept and used as an ornamental Bird, but they also lay a good quantity of meduim to large white eggs. They like to forage, and will roost in trees if given the opportunity as they are of a flighty nature. They settle well if handled often and regular.