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Brabanter Chickens

Brabanter

The Brabanter Chicken is a very old Dutch breed not the same as the Belgian Brabant which comes mainly in Quail colouring with a single comb. The Brabanter Chicken has a similarity to the Appenzeller or the Dutch Owl Beard (Uilebaard). Shown mainly in Chamois colouration. Available large and bantam.



Characteristics: Appearing in seven color varieties, it is largely an ornamental chicken. Hens lay a fair number of white eggs and do not go broody, but are not good winter layers.

The wattles are fine and long. The ear lobes are white and oval shaped. Their beak is large with deep nostrils and a fleshy knob at the front of the beak. Their eyes are brown. They do not have feathers on their legs.


  • Standard Weights: Cock-7 pounds; hen-5-1/2 pounds.
  • Skin Color: White.
  • Egg Shell Color: White.
  • Use: A medium heavy fowl with fairly good egg production potential.
  • Origin: Holland.




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