Look for one of the lo or so breeds defined as "heritage/' including Black Spanish, Blue Slate, Bourbon Red, Jersey Buff, Narragansett, Royal Palm, Standard Bronze, and White Holland.
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Some dude named Doug lays down a crooked grind within a black and white Holland
Through careful selection they created the White Holland.
The White Holland never enjoyed as much popularity and is probably extinct now.
The bride carried a bouquet of cream and white Holland
roses arranged in a hand-tied fashion and clasped with white sheer French ribbon.
PHOTO This white holland
turkey was raised by Connie Dykehouse at her one-acre farm out in Neenach.
The White Holland is the oldest of the breeds dating back to the 1800s.
For example, the APA (American Poultry Association) Standard lists the White Holland as having brown eyes but the original had blue eyes, so we are breeding ours for that original trait and for the size they should be.
Heritage poultry specialist Glenn Drowns of Sand Hill Preservation Center in Calamus, Iowa, says the Traditional Bronze and White Holland
varieties are well suited for small flocks of under 20, particularly for consumption, and that Narragansetts and Bourbon Reds are beautiful medium-size birds better suited for foraging and pest control.
ALBC research has revealed that many breeds are "Critical": Beltsville Small Whites, Black, Jersey Buff, Narragansett, Slate, Standard Bronze, White Holland
and White Midget.
His flock includes about 120 breeders of eight varieties: White Holland
, Broad Breasted Bronze, Blue Slate, Black, Bourbon Red, Eastern Wild, Royal Palm and Narragansett.