If you’re looking for an interesting bird to add to your flock, the Barnevelder chicken breed, or ‘Barneys’ as they are endearingly called, may be the one for you. This Dutch bird is known for its beauty, intelligence, and friendly disposition. In this article, we will discuss everything you want to know about them including their history, temperament, and egglaying. Chicken breeds. Chicken breeds with pictures. Chicken breeds and egg color.