Tuzo Chicken

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Willem Hoekstra

The basics:
The Tuzo was is a true bantam which was originally developed and owned by Japanese nobility. The original Tuzo breed is no longer found in Japan, though Tuzo bloodlines have been standardized in Germany and the United States, and are now distributed around the world.

Types: Bantam
Varieties (Pea Comb): Black, Black White, Blue, Blue Partridge, Blue White, Blue Wheaten, Cuckoo, Dark, Gold Wheaten, Partridge, Pyle, White
Uses: Ornamental, Preservation
Weight: 2.5 - 3 lbs
Personality: Calm, social and proud
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Poor
Egg color: White or Tinted
Egg size: Small

What else you should know:
Tuzo chickens require a higher protein diet. Not all Tuzo chickens respond well to corn and soy, so rice is recommended.

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