Salmon Faverolle chickens are kept for their silliness and their steady egg production. These beauties are great docile birds and a great yard bird. The breed originated in France and became the premier meat and egg laying breed at the Paris market in the late 1800s. The salmon color is the most prominent in Europe and where they are available in the United States. Their characteristics include beard, muff, 5 toes and feathered shanks.
Approx. 200 Med. to Large Tinted Eggs/YR | Mature WT: Male 8#, Female 6 1/2#
- Poultry Show Class: Continental Class
- Weights: Hen ——-6 1/2# Rooster—-8#
- Purpose and Type: Egg Laying; Pet; Meat Source; Exhibition
- Color of Egg Shell: Light Brown; Tinted
- Egg Production: 180-240 eggs per year
- Egg Size: Medium-Large
- Temperament: Active but docile
- Gender Accuracy: 65-80%
- Fertility Percentage: 80-85%
- Broody: Variable
- Mating Ratio: 8 Females to 1 Male
- Roost Height: 2 to 4 feet
- Country of Origin: France
- APA: Yes, Recognized by American Standard of Perfection in 1914.
- ALBC: Threatened status, Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed.
Available February – August
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