Gournay Chicken

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Other common names: Poule de Gournay

The basics:
The Gournay Chicken (Poule de Gournay) is from the town of Gournay en Brey, Seine Maritime, France. It was created by crossing the Mantes and Houdan. The Poule de Gournay almost became extinct before the first World War, and once again in 1945. Local poultry hobbyists in the early 2000’s, have helped to recover the breed.

Types: Bantam, Largefowl
Varieties (Single Comb): Mottled
Uses: Eggs, Meat, Preservation
Bantams: 28 - 29 oz
Largefowl: 4.5 - 5.5 lbs
Personality: Sweet and easy to handle.
Broody: Yes
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg color: White
Egg size: Large - Extra Large

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