Skånsk blommehöna

February 9, 2018 chibreew 0

The Skånsk Blommehöna or Flower hen is an old Swedish landrace with characteristic white dots. Its ancestry may probably go back to the middle ages […]

öländsk dvärghöna

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A bantam type that has been known in Sweden for hundreds of years. The current name meaning ‘The Bantam from Öland’ is more recent but […]

Ölandshöna

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The Ölandshöna or Öland Chicken is an ancient landrace that was common on the Öland Island off the coast of southeastern Sweden until about 100 […]

Orusthöna

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The Orusthöna or Orust chicken is a landrace from the island of Orust on the west coast of Sweden. The most characteristic of the old […]

Kindahöna

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The kindahöna or Kinda Chicken is a landrace form the southern Sweden. Previously common on the small farms in the area of Kisa in Sweden. […]

Hedemorahöna

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An old landrace from the Hedemora region in Dalarna, Sweden. The Hedemora chicken was at the brink of extinction back in the 1970s but fortunately […]

Gotlandshöna

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A Swedish landrace previously widespread on the island of Gotland. The last existing flock of Gotland chickens that had not been mixed up with laying […]

Gammalsvensk dvärghöna

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The ‘Old Swedish bantam’ is very similar to the Red Junglefowl, the wild ancestor to the domestic chicken. The resemblance is probably not incidental since […]

Åsbohöna

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A small and hardy chicken breed from Skåne and Småland in Sweden. Commonly kept in the old days by small farmers of this area, but […]