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Bulgarian Bantam Chicken

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Other common names: Bulgarisches Zwerghuhn, Bulgarian bantam, Naine Bulgare froment tacheté blanc, Pollo Bulgaro nana, Pollo Búlgaro enana, Bulgaarse Kriel, Bulgarske Dværghøns, Bulgarski Kurczaka miniaturowe

The basics:
The Bulgarian Bantam was developed in north-western Bulgaria, around Vidin and Bregovo.

Types: Bantam
Varieties: Porcelain, White, more
Uses: Pets, Ornamental, Exhibition
Personality: The Bulgarian bantam is active and social. They tame easily and make fine pets.
Broody: Yes, excellent mother
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Fair (2/week)
Egg size: Small

What else you should know:

As smaller fowl, you may find an enclosed run necessary to keep your bantams safe from birds of prey.

Birds with crests and feathered legs are more prone to mites, lice, and scaly mites, and should be checked monthly. If you find your birds have any of these parasites, a chicken friendly pesticide should be used.

If allowed to walk in the snow, feather footed fowl can collect ice balls on their feet. These should be removed daily to prevent frostbite.

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