The Welsummer has a friendly and docile character, and it’s easy to handle and child friendly, making it ideally suited to being a garden bird. It calm temperament makes it a pleasure to own in all respects

A?good healthy Welsummer hen will produce between 140-160 eggs a year, with rich brown shell.
It is easy to look after and will be happy foraging or living in confinement. It is a hardy breed and an economical eater. The only negative aspect of this bird is that the hens do not make for good mothers, and if you want to hatch eggs you will need an incubator.