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Posavina Crested Hen

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Other common names: Posavska kukmica

The basics:
The Posavina chicken (Posavska kukmica) is a localized fowl, created along the Sava river in Croatia. The breed is relatively popular for exhibition purposes, and was officially recognized in 2004.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties (Single Comb): Black Mottled, Buff, Partridge, Silver Penciled, and more
Uses: Eggs, Meat, Ornamental
Weight: 7 - 9 lbs
Personality: Calm and gentle
Broody:
Preferred climate: Any, but dry during cool seasons
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg color: Brown
Egg size: Large

What else you should know:What else you should know:
Crest feathers can freeze, therefore special care should be taken to keep the Posavina chicken dry during the cooler seasons.

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