Leon Spain, is known throughout the world for it’s streams and trout fishing. It was here that the Indio de Leon chicken was developed. The breed was created many years ago, and has been raised for it’s feathers since at least the seventeenth century. These feathers are taken from the fowl, and used to make attractive fishing lures. There are total of fifty-eight recognized feather types used.
The Indio de Leon should not be confused with the Pardo de Leon. Though the two breeds are similar, they are not bred together, and are not the same breed.
Varieties (Single Comb): Black or Blue base feathering with a mixture of varying patterns, textures, and colors.
Uses: Fishing Lures
Weight: 3 - 6 lbs
Personality: Wild. Males are aggressive with one another, and may need separated.
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: Large pens only
Egg production: Poor
Egg color: White
Egg size: Medium - Large