Kraienkoppe Chickens (Twentse)

Twentse 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 Kraienkoppe chicken is the German name/ Twentse is the Dutch for this breed originating in their shared border area in the 1920's. Kraienkoppe chickens were bred from Malay; local crosses and later Silver Duckwing Leghorn they can be stroppy and very showy birds. Silver and Gold were the original colours but Blue Red and Blue Silver Duckwing are available in Europe. Available large and bantam.

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Purpose

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Classification

Light / Rare

Origin

Netherlands and Germany

Egg Color

White

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