Key West Chicken

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Other common names: Key West Gypsy Chicken; Gypsy Chicken

The basics:
The Key West Chicken is a game fowl breed that developed from Spanish Cuban, and Puerto Rican gamebirds. They have existed for well over 150 years, and run wild through Key West, Florida. For many years Key West chickens where bred and raised for cock-fighting. Today, this sport is illegal, so now birds are raised as purely ornamental fowl.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties (Single or Rose Comb): Mostly are Black, Black Breasted Red, Blue, and Spangled
Uses: Ornamental
Personality: Wild
Broody: Yes
Preferred climate: Warm
Handles confinement: No
Egg production: Poor
Egg color: White
Egg size: Medium

What else you should know:
The Key West chicken is very flock oriented. Roosters can live together cooperatively, and the entire flock is polite to attentive of the chicks.

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