The elegant Dutch White-crested

Stop by De Meidoornhoeve and meet our unique Dutch White-crested chickens. We welcome you to admire these special ornamental chickens up close and learn more about them. Our Dutch White-crested chickens are sure to charm you with their friendliness and beautiful appearance.

Hollandse witkuif

Origin of the Dutch white-crested chicken

The Dutch White-crested chicken is a beautiful and distinctive breed that originated in the Netherlands. This breed was developed as early as the 16th century and is known for its striking appearance and friendly nature. The Dutch White-crested is a popular ornamental chicken breed that adds not only beauty but also charm and vibrancy to any chicken farm.

Characteristics of the Dutch White-crested

The Dutch White-crested chicken has a striking and elegant appearance. Their most distinctive feature is the large, round crest of feathers that adorns their head. This crest, usually white in color, gives them a distinctive and attractive appearance. Their feathers are smooth and well-connected, and they come in various color varieties such as black, blue and white. In addition to their distinctive appearance, Dutch White-crested chickens are known for their friendly and curious nature. They are active and love to scavenge and explore. This makes them not only pleasing to the eye, but also fun to watch and interact with.

Versatility and use

The Dutch White-crested is a versatile chicken kept both as an ornamental chicken and for egg production. They lay medium-sized white eggs and do well in both large gardens and smaller areas. Their social and tame nature makes them ideal for families and novice chicken keepers.

Origin and development

The development of the Dutch White-crested began in the Dutch regions, where breeders were looking for a graceful and eye-catching chicken. By crossing local chickens with other European breeds, a chicken was created that was both visually appealing and social. The Dutch Witkuif quickly became popular for its unique crest and playful nature.

Dutch White-crested chickens at De Meidoornhoeve

At De Meidoornhoeve, we are proud of our beautiful Dutch White-crested chickens. Our chickens are bred and cared for with the utmost care, so they retain their unique beauty and friendly nature. Visit us and discover for yourself the charm of Dutch White-crested chickens. Their striking appearance and lively personality are sure to enchant you.