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Campine Chicken Breed

Campine Chicken Breed Picture

Campine Chicken Breed

The Campine chicken breed is a descendant of Turkish fowl, mentioned by a Renaissance chicken expert Ulisse Aldrovandi. Developed in La Campine, Belgium, the Campine chicken breed was brought to England in 1855. The chicken breed was originally developed in Belgium for it’s large white eggs, however became popular as exhibition chickens in England.

Both sexes of the Campine chicken breed have the same feather color patterns, making it more difficult to determine the sex of young chickens. Golden and Silver varieties are available.

Campine Chicken Breed Profile

Class: Continental, North European

Varieties: Silver, Golden

Weight: Rooster:6lbs     Hen:4lbs     Cockeral:5lbs     Pullet:3.5lbs

Comb: Medium single comb with 5 serrations, the comb is lopped on the hens and stands erect on roosters

Tail: Long tail and full of feathers. Roosters is carried at 45 degrees, hens is carried at 40 degrees

Legs: Blue shanks and toes

Eggs: Medium sized, white eggs

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