Lakenvelders are a chicken breed developed in the 1830’s in Germany despite their Dutch name. Characteristics of the breed are black head, collar, and tail, white
body, white skin and slate colored legs. The Lakenvelder is a flighty
breed that is a good forager if allowed to free range. While it does
well on range, it also bears confinement well. It has a small 4-5 pound
body and is a good layer of small to medium a white or cream eggs.