We are very blessed here at Num Num Farms to have acquired some of these chickens from lines that have been in families for generations. If you like awesome tasting chicken and aren’t afraid to be adventuresome then you just might like this very rare landrace chicken called a Hmong (pronounced ‘mung’). More Here.
Icelandic chickens originated with the settlement of Iceland in the tenth century by the Norse, who brought their farmstead chickens with them. (In Iceland they are known as Íslenska landnámshænan or “Icelandic chicken of the settlers.”) Over the centuries, selection favored breeders capable of feeding themselves on Icelandic smallholdings, and hens with reliable mothering skills. The result was a landrace of active, naturally healthy fowl adapted to harsh conditions. More Here.
Svarthöna, Bohuslän-Dals svarthöna, or Swedish Black Rooster, Hen or Chicken is a Swedish Landrace of domestic chicken that is considered to have originated with chickens transported from Mozambique to Norway by sailors sometime in the 17th century. Since then the Svarthöna has adapted to a northerly climate, but has retained the rare quality of black skin and connective tissue. More Here.
The 55 Flowery Hen was created in 1955 by Martin Silverudd. They are one of many breeds developed by Silverudd in Sweden. Chicks are autosexing at hatch meaning that you can immediately tell the females from the males. The hens are prolific layers of large white eggs. Our flock consists of both beautiful color varieties, silver and gold. They are an active breed that does well in cold climates. The name “Flowery” refers to the white spot coverage of the hens but for which the roosters are completely missing. More Here.
The Australorp is a chicken breed of Australian origin, developed as a utility breed with a focus on egg laying. It achieved world-wide popularity in the 1920s after the breed broke numerous world records for number of eggs laid and has been a popular breed in the western world since. It is just now beginning to make a come back here in the United States and is growing in popularity again. More Here.
The Sanjak Longcrower, or as locally known the ‘Rogaš’, is a rare Chicken breed that originated in Sanjak (a place located at the boundary between Serbia, Bosnia and Kosovo). It’s closely related to the Kosovo LongCrower and till recent times it was considered to be its colored variety. More Here.
The Denizli is a rare chicken breed that was developed in Denizli, Turkey, and hence comes the name. It’s a long-crowing chicken with roosters’ crow lasting for 15 – 35 seconds. The Denizli is also known to be the longest crowing chicken breed on the average. More here.