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Crevecoeur Bantam Chickens

Crevecoeur

Crevecoeur Chickens are an old French breed related to the Houdan with one less toe and slightly different comb. The comb is of the horn type with a solidly built body. Colour green / black only. Little is known of the origin of this breed. Darwin classifies Crevecoeurs Chicken with Houdans as sub-varieties of the Polish. They originated in Normandy and took their name from a village in that country.






Characteristics: Very rare. Non-setting, suited for close (and dry) confinement. Active and can be aggressive. Because of fancy feathering, not suited for foul weather. May have problems with freezing crest feathers



  • Standard Weights: Cock-30 oz; Hen-26 oz; Cockerel-26 oz; Pullet-24 oz.
  • Varieties: Black
  • Skin Color: White
  • Egg Shell Color: White
  • Use: Exhibition
  • Origin: Normandy




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