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Empordanesa Chicken

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The basics:
The Empordanesa is closely related to the Penedesenca Chicken, a breed that was developed in Catalonia, Spain in around 1921. The only difference between the two breeds is that the Empordanesa come in sold red and white colors, colors that are not found in the Penedesenca.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties (Carnation Comb): Dark, Light Buff, Red, White
Uses: Eggs, Preservation
Weight: 4 - 5 lbs
Personality: Empordanesa chickens are extremely active, and shy from humans. Birds can fly well, and if you intend to confine them they will need their wings clipped, or an enclosed run.
Broody: Rarely
Preferred climate: Warm
Handles confinement: No
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg color: Dark Brown
Egg size: Extra Large

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(Breeders and sellers have to jump through hoops to get RightPet listings, literally, we make them do circus tricks. Unfortunately no one has met our high acrobatic standards for this animal yet, but hopefully they will soon!)

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(We've had no luck finding any of these frisky fellas so far, even though we've put up wanted posters and everything! But don't worry, we're working on it!)

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