Other common names: Coqs Combattant Du Nord, Französiche Arenakämpfer, French Game, le Coq Gaulois, Northern Fighter
The Combattant de Nord was developed from Du Pas de Calais, and Du Nord near the border of Belgium, as a pit fowl. They were bankivoid games originally, but today most Combattant de Nord have ornamental blood.
Types: Bantam, Largefowl
Varieties (Single Comb): Black, Brown Red, Blue Breasted Silver, Gold, Gold Salmon, Mottled, Partridge, Silver Gold,
Uses: Brooding, Ornamental, Pit, Preservation
Petit: up to 4 kg
Moyen: 4 - 4.5 kg
Demi-lourd: 4.5 - 5 kg
Lourd: 5 kg and up
Personality: Generally easy to care for, but roosters must be housed separately. Some strains report human aggressive roosters.
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: No
Egg production: Fair (2/week)
Egg color: White or Tinted
Egg size: Varies amongst weight classifications
What else you should know:
Roosters of this breed are traditionally dubbed. Many gamefowl require high protein diets. Ask your breeder, what they recommend feeding your fowl.