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Other common names: Poule de Janzé

The basics:
The Janzé chicken (Poule de Janzé) was developed on farms in Ille-et-Villaine, in Brittany, France. The Poule de Janzé nearly became extinct during World War II, and is still considered to be very rare.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties (Single Comb): Black
Uses: Eggs, Meat, Preservation
Weight: 6 - 8 lbs
Personality: Energetic, but will accept hand held treats
Broody: Yes
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: Large pens only
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg color: White
Egg size: Extra Large

What else you should know:
The Janzé chicken may stand upon short legs, but has no difficulties getting around the barnyard. They are excellent fliers and love perching.

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