Fayoumi Chickens

Fayoumi Chicken

Breed Club Secretary

Rare Poultry Society
Richard Billson
Alexandra Cottage, 8 St Thomas's Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire,
LE8 OEG
UK

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History

The 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.

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Purpose

Egg layer

Classification

Light / Rare

Origin

Egypt

Egg Color

White cream

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