The Olandsk Dwarf chicken is a true bantam, with no large counterpart. The breed was developed on Oland island, from imported British Garden hens. The breed is very rare, with fewer than 200 birds estimated to be alive. The Olandsk Dwarf was recently imported to the United States.
Varieties (Rose or Single Comb): Olandsk Dawrf chickens come in individualized splattered colors of red, black, white, and grey. Roosters have hackle feathers with a copper and gold sheen.
Uses: Ornamental, Pets, Preservation
Personality: Friendly and outgoing. Roosters are proud and love to strut, and are not known to be aggressive amongst each other or people.
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Good when not broody (3/week)
Egg color: White
Egg size: Small
What else you should know:
To prevent your Olandsk Dawrf chickens from becoming hawk treats, it may be best to house them inside an inclosed run.