The Mericanel della Brianza is a true bantam, meaning it has no larger form. It was developed in the early 1900’s, by local dwarf chickens in Lombardy. The breed was recognized in 2012, and is the only recognized bantam developed in Italy.
Varieties (Single Comb): Black, Gold, Mottled, Pyle, Silver, White
Uses: Ornamental, Brooding, Pets
Weight: 3 - 5 lbs
Personality: Energetic, curious and easily tamed, the Mericanel della Brianza is makes an great pet.
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg color: White
Egg size: Small