Autumn Valley Acres

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Belgian Bearded D'Anver

We are proud members of the Belgian Bearded D'Anver Club of America

D'Anvers are a true bantam breed, having originated in Belgium. They were  and still are a popular breed throughout Europe; Although, not as popular in the U.S. they still managed to have a few dedicated breeders. D'Anvers are the only breed of Belgian bantam not threatened with extinction at this time; However, certain varieties are becoming quite hard to find.


First being recognized by the American Poultry Association in 1949. 


Currently the varieties standardized are as follows:

APA: Black, Blue, Cuckoo, Mille Fleur, Mottled, Porcelain, Quail, Self Blue and White.


ABA: (Same as above along with) Black Breasted Red, Blue Quail, Buff, Buff Columbian, Columbian and Splash


Bold: Varieties we currently raise. 

Bold: Varieties we are currently looking for

Weight:       Cockerel: 22 oz.                   Pullet:  20 oz.

                         Cock 26 oz.                             Hen: 22 oz.

Broody: Yes

Egg Color: Cream/Off White

Egg Size: Small

Egg Production:  Fair

APA - Recognized: Yes

Show Class: Rose Comb Cleaned Legged

Click the photo below to see our gallery of these wonderful birds

Mille Fleur

Porcelain

 

Mottled