Other common names: German Bantam Chicken
The Duitse Kriel is a true bantam breed, from Germany. It is a highly ornamental fowl which was developed from crosses of Phoenix and Java bantams.
Varieties (Single Comb): Birchen, Black, Black Breasted Red, Blue Breasted Red, Blue Columbian, Blue Golden Duckwing, Blue Silver Duckwing, Buff Columbian, Columbian, Gold Duckwing, Lavender, Mille Fluer, Partridge, Red Pyle, Silver Duckwing, White
Weight: 1 - 1.5 lbs
Personality: Energetic, wild and anxious.
Preferred climate: Moderate
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg color: White
Egg size: Small
What else you should know:
It may prove safest to house your Duitse Kriel in an enclosed run, so that birds of prey do not catch them.