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Huastec Chicken

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The basics:
The Haustec is a rare, and ancient chicken breed from southern Mexico and Ecuador.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties (Any Comb Type): Any color type. Some birds are crested, and some also display the hookless (Silkie) feather type.
Uses: Eggs, Meat, Pets, Ornamental, Preservation
Personality: Very well mannered with people and other flock members. The Haustec tends to make a great pet.
Broody: Yes
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg colors: Brown, Blue, Cream, White
Egg size: Large

What else you should know:
The Haustec is a cooperative breeder, with roosters living peacefully and each picking a favorite hen. The entire flock is attentive to the chicks.

The Haustec chicken has black bones.