Bielefelder chicks. The Bielefelder (or Bielefelder Kennhünh) is the chicken’s chicken. Developed in Germany in the early 1970’s by Gerd Roth, the Bielefelder is a fantastic example of American breeds and German ingenuity. Although a relatively new breed, its makeup comes from heirloom American and European varieties, including the New Hampshire, the Amrock and Malines from Belguim. The goal was to create a quiet, large, egg-laying machine that wouldn’t be affected by cold. Oh, and did we mention they are auto-sexing? These birds are some of the most beautiful we’ve every raised. Combine their productive qualities with their amazing looks and it’s easy to see why the quickly become a farm favorite.