Kinda Chicken

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Other common names: Kindahöna

The basics:
The Kinda Chicken was once a common place animal in the crofts of Kinda Östergötland, Sweden. It was known as a rugged farm animal that could survive with little care. Over the years, production become more important, and the Kinda was forgotten amongst the imported dual-purpose breeds and hybrids. Today, the Kinda is an endangered chicken breed, which hangs on through several small breeders.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties (Single & Rosecomb): Usually, black. Many birds have red, or other colors in their neck and saddle feathers.
Uses: Eggs, Brooding, Preservation
Weight: 3 - 4.5 lbs
Personality: Calm and easy to handle
Broody: Yes
Preferred climate: Cool
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Fair (2/week)
Egg size: Medium

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