Other common names: Rumpless Game, Persian Rumpless, Max Rumpy
The Manx Rumpy is a very old breed of chicken, originating from the Persian Gulf. They were first called the Persian Rumpless. But, they were later called Manx Rumpy, after the tailless Manx cat. The Manx Rumpy is very rare, but is raised in many countries throughout the world. They are probably best known in Britain, where the breed has been recognized.
Types: Bantam, Largefowl
Varieties (Usually Single Comb): Any color
Uses: Eggs, Meat, Ornamental, Preservation
Bantam: 510- 740 grams
Largefowl: 4 - 6 lbs
Personality: Energetic, but reasonably easy to tame.
Preferred Climate: Any
Handles confinement: No
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg colors: Brown, Blue, Green, White
Egg size: Large
What else you should know:
Approximately 5% of Manx Rumpy chicks hatch with tails. Tailed fowl, should not be used for breeding.