- The breed name Polish came from the Polish army's feathered caps because it resembled their feathered crests. They originated in Spain and brought to Holland where the Dutch perfected their coloring. They became a popular in France, then started appearing in the United States around the 1830's. A great breed, very docile and even tempered. They are easily surprised due to their feathers limiting their eye sight, making them vulnerable to predators. APPROX. 110 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: WHITE | MATURE WT: MALE 5 LBS. FEMALE 4 LBS.