Breed Club SecretaryRare Poultry Society
Alexandra Cottage, 8 St Thomas's Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire,
HistoryThe Fayoumi Chickens are an Ancient breed and originated Fayoum, Egypt. There primary purpose is egg production. Fayoumi Chickens are hardy and very precocious in early maturing. They are excellent at flying and tend to escape capacit. The Fayoumi Chickens will scream like a banshee if captured and seem to have more connections with guineas. Technically they are a pencilled breed and not barred coming in silver or gold. Introduced into the UK in 1984 by the Domestic Fowl Trust.
ClassificationLight / Rare
Egg ColorWhite cream