Gotland Chicken

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Other common names: Gotlandshöna

The basics:
The Gotland Chicken was developed on the Swedish island of Gotland. They are considered to be good egg layers, and are efficient free-ranging fowl.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties (Single Comb): Shades of Black Breasted Red, Silver Duckwing and Gold Duckwing
Uses: Eggs, Meat, Preservation
Weight: 7 - 8.5 lbs
Personality: Skittish when young, but can tame if handled calmly and regularly
Broody: Yes, most hens become broody with age
Preferred climate: Cool
Handles confinement: No
Egg production: Very Good (4/week)
Egg color: Tinted
Egg size: Medium - Large

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