Bearded d’Anvers Chicken (Antwerp Belgian)


Bearded d’Anvers Chicken

Bearded d Anvers Chicken

Bearded d Anvers Chicken

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History

It is likely that it has existed since at least the 17th century, although the exact time of origin for the breed is unknown.

Characteristics

Plumage can by one of fourteen varieties, ranging from Porcelain to Quail, which is the more common. A large, round breast that juts forward and an arching tail. The d’Anvers has a profuse beard of feathers that covers the earlobes. It has a small rose comb and small or nonexistent wattles.

Breed Tips

Most Bearded D’Anvers live longer and healthier if kept free-range or in an open space with no crowding.

Purpose

Ornamental

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Origin

Belgium

Egg Color

White

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