Breed Club SecretaryRare Poultry Society
Alexandra Cottage, 8 St Thomas's Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire,
HistoryBrakel Chickens are originally from the mid western areas of belgium a large square bird resembling the Dorking with a prominent breast. Brakel Chickens are mainly kept as Gold or silver with pencilling broader and coarser than the Campine and less well marked.
Available in Europe as Black, White, Blue, Chamois and Black Headed.
The short legged version of the Brakel Chicken is called the Brakel Courtes Pattes.
ClassificationLight / Soft feather / Rare