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.
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.
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.