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About Easter Egger ChickensEaster Egger

Easter Eggers are not technically a breed per se, but a variety of chickens that do not conform to any breed standard but lay large to extra-large eggs that vary in shade from blue to green to olive to aqua and sometimes even pinkish. Easter Eggers vary widely in color and conformation, and are exceptionally friendly and hardy. Since they are usually quite friendly to children and humans in general, they are a great choice for a family flock. Most hatcheries mistakenly label their Easter Eggers as Ameraucanas or Araucanas. Easter Eggers do not qualify to be shown, since they do not conform to a breed standard.

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About Egyptian Fayoumi ChickensEgyptian Fayoumi

Egyptian Fayoumis are an ancient Chicken that originated in the Nile Valley. They have are pretty and unique appearance. They hold their tails upright--nearly vertical--and have especially long, graceful necks. They are decent layers of smallish, cream, or tinted eggs.  

Egyptian Fayoumis are one of the most early maturing of chicken breeds: hens can begin laying eggs as early as 4-1/2 or 5 months. Fayoumis are known to be naturally resistant to Marek''s Disease and to many other illnesses. However, they are normally fairly nervous in temperament, and can be feather pickers if they don''t have enough room to roam. They can be territorial about their favorite nesting spots, and roosters are noisy. They are also ...

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About Ermellinata di Rovigo ChickensErmellinata di Rovigo

The selection work started in 1959 (and completed in 1965) at the Experimental Poultry Station in Rovigo, a city in Northern Italy. The Sussex and Rhode Island Red contributed to its creation. The aim of the selection was to obtain a good producer of valuable meat and good layer.

They are a double-purpose breed (meat and eggs), with good precocity. Also the hens can be used in the interbreeding for the production of autosexing chicks.

The chicks are yellow with light-grey wings. Adults have a “ermellinato” livery: white Columbian or light (white livery with dark neck hackles and main tail feathers). Single comb, red earlobes. Yellow skin and shanks. At 120 days, cockerels and pullets reach the weight of 1.7- ...

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