Our Welsummers are 8-12 weeks old upon shipment. Our line of Welsummers typically begins to lay right around 22 weeks of age. Allowing your pullets to adjust and become accustomed to their new home will keep them on track to lay at 22 weeks old.
Please see our Welsummer Breed Page for more information on this breed.
Type: Large Fowl
- Layer of large/X-large, dark brown, speckled colored eggs
- 200-280 eggs per year
- Begins to lay around 5-6 months of age
- Cold hardy
- Large in size when mature (hens weighing 6lbs, roosters weighing 7lbs)
- Excellent foragers
- Considered dual-purpose
- The Kellogg's Rooster was a Welsummer!