Other common names: Gallina Piñeir; Galiña Piñeira
The Gallina Piñeira is a native breed that was developed in the Galicia region, of Spain. The breed is very rare today, and recovery work is being financed by the Colexio de Veterinarios of A Corunna. The breed is yet to be recognized by the Spanish Standard of Perfection.
Varieties (Rosecomb): Partridge, Salmon, White
Uses: Eggs, Meat, Preservation
Weight: 5 - 10 lbs
Personality: Calm, social and easy to care for.
Preferred climate: Cool
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg color: White
Egg size: Extra Large