In the first half of the 20th century it has been bred and distributed Velzumer rock, which was used for the crossing Rhode Island Red, barniverov, Malay and fighting dorkingnov. Blood transfusion previously said rocks took place under clear guidance of Dutch scientists in a small village called Velzum, hence the breed is considered Velzumer come.
Externally, these birds have a compact body, deep and convex breast, large parts of the spinal cord and a strong head with erect leaf-comb and yellow beak. Eyes earlobes light scarlet. Legs Velzumerov small, medium length, yellowish. The entire body is covered with dense orange-red feathers (except the feet).
Newborn chicks bright brown or dark yellow flowers with brown stripes on the back of the torso. In chickens lighter chest, neck and orange with dark stripes. In males there is another (sometimes red), the main paint, dark brown chest with dark brown spots. Velzumerov tail erect, black with shades of green in roosters and pure black hens.