Barbezieux Chicken

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The basics:
The Barbezieux chicken is an ancient breed that is native to Barbezieux. It was very popular during the 19th and early 20th centuries, but became rare after World War II. In 1997, enthusiasts of the breed gathered and created a protection association for the breed.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties (Single Comb): Black
Uses: Meat
Weight: 9 - 12 lbs
Personality: The Barbezieux is calm and easy to handle, but takes little interest in their handlers.
Broody: Occasionally
Preferred climate: Warm
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg color: Cream
Egg size: Jumbo

What else you should know:
The Barbezieux is an excellent meat, fowl, and is considered one of the best tasting chickens in the world.

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