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Pardo de Leon Chicken

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The basics:
Leon Spain, is known throughout the world for its streams and trout fishing. It was here that the Pardo de Leon chicken was developed. The breed was created many years ago, and has been raised for it’s feathers since at least the seventeenth century. These feathers are taken from the fowl, and used to make attractive fishing lures. There are total of fifty-eight recognized feather types used.

The Pardo de Leon should not be confused with the Indio de Leon. Though the two breeds are similar, they are not breed together and are not the same breed.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties (Single Comb): Blue or Black base coloration, with feathers having a variety of colors, patterns and textures
Uses: Fishing Lures
Weight: 5 - 7 lbs
Personality: Highly active.
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: No
Egg production: Poor - Fair
Egg color: White
Egg size: Medium

What else you should know:
Males can become aggressive amongst each other and may need seperated.

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