Cotentine Chicken

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The basics:
The Cotentine is a native breed of the Cotentin peninsula in Normandy, France. The standard for the breed was created in 1925. Today, Cotentine chickens are very rare and need the support of small breeders.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties (Single Comb): Black
Uses: Eggs, Meat, Preservation
Weight: 6 - 9 lbs
Personality: A pleasant fowl that enjoys free-ranging. Roosters are usually well mannered, and hens can be tamed if handled regularly.
Broody: Yes
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg color: White
Egg size: Extra Large

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