Romagnola Chicken

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The basics:
The Romagola chicken was a popular chicken breed in the Roman Empire Flaminia, and extended amongst many local provinces. This smaller and primitive chicken was a perfect fowl for locals who required a hardy and self-sustaining fowl.

As commercialized poultry entered the market, this breed became very rare. Today, the Romagola still exists amongst private breeders and the University of Parma.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties: Brown, Cuckoo, Gold Buttercup, Gold Penciled, Silver Buttercup, Silver Penciled, White
Uses: Eggs, Ornamental, Preservation
Weight: 4 - 6 lbs
Personality: Active and shy
Broody: Yes
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: No
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg color: White
Egg size: Large

What else you should know:
The Romagola chicken tends to be breed in flocks that contain all colors. Therefore, many birds plumage coloration varies.

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