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Crevecoeur 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.



  • Standard Weights: Cock-8 pounds; hen-6-1/2 pounds; cockerel 7 pounds; pullet-5-1/2 pounds.
  • Skin Color: White
  • Egg Shell Color: White
  • Use: A general purpose meat and egg producing variety.
  • Origin: France




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