called Golden Lakenvelders, are a dual-purpose chicken from Germany, well
suited for both meat and egg production. Vorwerk hens are good layers of
cream-colored eggs, and produce approximately 170 a year. They are hardy and
adaptable. Also they are alert and active, but not necessarily flighty.
The are buff
colored with a black head, neck, and tail. Vorwerks have a single comb, slate
grey underfluff, and white earlobes.