The elegant goldbrakel chickens

The Goldbrakel is a versatile chicken that easily adapts to different living conditions. These chickens feel at home in both large gardens and smaller spaces. In addition, they are excellent layers that regularly produce beautiful, large eggs. At De Meidoornhoeve, we are happy to share our knowledge about the care and behavior of these special chickens.

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Origins of the Goldbrakel Chickens.

The Goldbrakel chicken is a beautiful and historic breed that originated in Belgium. Also known as the Brakel chicken, this breed was bred as early as the Middle Ages and is known for its striking appearance and excellent productivity. The Brakel is a versatile and beloved chicken that is a valuable addition to any chicken lover.

Characteristics of the Goldbrakel

The Goldbrakel chicken has a striking and elegant appearance. Their feathers are golden in color with black markings, creating a beautiful contrast and a stunning pattern. These chickens have an upright posture and a proud nature, making them real eye-catchers in any garden.

Naast hun prachtige veren zijn Goudbrakel kippen ook bekend om hun goede eierproductie. Ze leggen grote witte eieren en zijn het hele jaar door productief. Dit maakt hen niet alleen mooi om te zien, maar ook praktisch voor elke kippenhouder.

Friendly and social character

Goldbrakel chickens are known for their friendly and social nature. They are calm, tame and easy to handle, making them ideal for families and novice chicken keepers. These chickens love to scratch and explore, making them a lively and pleasant presence in any yard.

Origin and development

The development of the Goldbrakel chicken began in the Belgian region of Brakel in East Flanders. Farmers in this region were looking for a chicken that laid good eggs as well as being beautiful to look at. By selectively crossing local breeds, the Goldbrakel was born. This breed quickly became popular for its unique appearance and reliable egg production.

Goldbrakel chickens at De Meidoornhoeve

At De Meidoornhoeve, we pay great attention to caring for our animals. Our Goldbrakel chickens receive the best living conditions and nutrition. This allows them to maintain their unique beauty and friendly nature. Visit De Meidoornhoeve and discover for yourself the charm of the Goldbrakel chickens. Be surprised by their elegant appearance and friendly nature.

More about the Goldbrakel

The Goldbrakel is a versatile chicken that easily adapts to different living conditions. These chickens feel at home in both a large yard and a smaller space. In addition, they are excellent layers, regularly producing beautiful, large eggs. At De Meidoornhoeve, we would be happy to tell you more about the care and behavior of these charming chickens.