The Coucou de Flandres is an older breed that arrived in France during the sixteenth century. The breed’s first advocate was Edward Henry Labbe, who exposed the bred in 1880, at Quesnoy-sur-Deûle. Detroy poultry farmers also picked up the breed.
Throughout the years, many breeders have taken interest in the Coucou de Flandres, and today the breed still stands strong.
Varieties (Single Comb): Cuckoo
Uses: Eggs, Meat, Preservation
Weight: 7 - 9 lbs
Personality: Calm and friendly. An ideal fowl for a pet, backyard layer, or small farmer.
Broody: Yes, excellent mother
Preferred climate: Moderate
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Very good (4/week)
Egg color: Cream
Egg size: Large