Swedish Spotted Hen

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Flower Hen

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Skånsk blommehöna

A Flower Hen pullet
Photo courtesy of Greenfire Farms

This bird is referred to as the "Flower Hen" in Sweden, because its spots look like flowers. It is the largest of the Swedish breeds and comes from the south of Skåne.

A very calm, unagressive and robust bird, it was developed long ago in the south of Sweden. Good layers, Blommehöns weigh between 5 and 8 1/2 pounds (2 to 3.5 kilos). Occasionally, a hen will show a small crest or tuft of feathers behind her comb.


Swedish Spot links:

Swedish Flower Hens at Greenfire Farms

Flower Hens at Our Flybabies

Just Struttin Farm has Swedish Spots

Swedish Flower Hens at Grade Eh Farms in Canada


A flock of Skånsk blommehöna
Photo courtesy of Nigel Holmes

A Swedish Spotted cock
Photo courtesy of Tage Nondal

A nice shot of a Flower Hen hen
Photo courtesy of Tage Nondal

A young pair of crested Flower Hens
Photos courtesy of Greenfire Farms

Close-ups of a couple of Flower pullets
Photos courtesy of Ed Maynard

Earning her keep!
Photo courtesy of Tage Nondal

A couple more Flower Hens
Photo courtesy of Tage Nondal

Young Flower Hens
Photo courtesy of Greenfire Farms

Another Flower hen
Photo courtesy of Nigel Holmes

Swedish Spotted hens with chicks
Photo courtesy of the Svenska Lanthönsklubben


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