Polish Chickens are a very popular pet and exhibition breed due to their funky crest of feathers and v-shaped combs. Golden Laced Polish Chickens have gold feathers with black lacing. Polish also lay 2-4 white eggs each week, making them a fun layer for the backyard!
Contrary to popular belief, Polish Chickens are not from Poland but rather named for their crest, which resembles the feathered caps of Polish soldiers. Polish Chickens set foot in America in the early 19th century. Read more about the Polish Chicken on our Breed Spotlight over on the Meyer Hatchery Blog.
Average mature weight: roosters 6 lbs., hen 4 1/2 lbs.