Meusienne Chicken

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The basics:
The Meusienne chicken is a relatively new breed created by Jean-Claude Périquet, in Meuasa. The breed was developed by selectively breeding Faverolles. It was recognized in 1985.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties (Single Comb): Salmon
Uses: Eggs, Meat
Weight: 7.5 - 10.5 lbs
Personality: Calm and easily handled, makes a great pet or backyard layer.
Broody: Occasionally
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg color: Brown
Egg size: Large

What else you should know:
The Meusienne chicken has a very similar appearance to the Salmon Faverolle. They have five toes, and feathers on their feet and shanks. The breed does not have a beard.

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