Bosvelder Breed Origin:
These chickens truly South African. Mike Bosch from Bela Bela , a respected Beefmaster, bred this indigenous fowl. The focus was producing a strong healthy breed that could withstand our harsh climate, survive on what nature can provide with just a little extra supplement feed. They have an excellent built in immunity which helps them withstand poultry diseases. Hens start laying at 24 weeks.
Bosvelder Egg Facts:
Excellent, 6 large sized eggs per week, brown in color
Hardy in winter, prefers free range but does cope in confinement. They are not especially docile, are good setters and are calm and patient
Bosvelder Fancy Features:
These large chickens have a red crested comb, no feathers on their legs and have 4 toes.