The unique Polish Mille Fleur

The Polish Mille Fleur is a versatile chicken that adapts well to different living conditions. They feel at home in both large gardens and smaller spaces. In addition, they are good layers of medium-sized eggs.

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Origin of the Polish Mille Fleur

The Polish Mille Fleur is a beautiful and unique ornamental chicken breed that originated in Italy. Originally from the region around the city of Padua, these extraordinary chickens have been loved for centuries for their striking appearance and lively nature. The Polish Mille Fleur, also known as Padovana, is pleasing to the eye and a valuable addition to any chicken keeper.

Lively and social

Polish Mille Fleur chickens are not only beautiful but also very social and curious. They are active and love to explore their surroundings. Their lively nature makes them a pleasure to keep, both for experienced breeders and beginners. They are generally tame and get along well with people and other chickens.

Health and care

Although the Polish Mille Fleur chicken is a robust breed, their crest requires extra attention. It is important to keep the crest clean and dry to avoid health problems. Furthermore, they are resistant to different weather conditions and are generally strong and healthy. At De Meidoornhoeve, we make sure that our Polish Mille Fleur chickens receive the best nutrition and care to keep them in optimal condition.

Origin and history

The history of the Polish Mille Fleur chicken dates back to the Renaissance period in northern Italy. Breeders in Padua developed this breed by selectively breeding for both appearance and temperament. Thanks to their unique coloring and characteristic crest, these chickens quickly gained popularity not only in Italy but also in the rest of Europe.

Striking appearance

The Polish Mille Fleur chicken gets its name from its spectacular plumage that comes in many colors and patterns. The feathers exhibit a beautiful mix of hues and create a colorful and vibrant appearance. In addition, the large, full crest is a distinctive feature of these chickens, giving them an extra graceful appearance.

The crest, often in a contrasting color, gives the Polish Mille Fleur a special and elegant appearance. Their glossy feathers and graceful posture make them one of the most popular ornamental chicken breeds.

Polish Mille Fleur at 'De Meidoornhoeve'

At De Meidoornhoeve, we are proud of our beautiful Polish Mille Fleur. Our animals are kept and fed with the utmost care, contributing to their health and well-being. Visit us to admire these unique chickens up close and learn more about their care and behavior.