Amrock bantam chickens are very social and friendly chicken breeds . This very calm and tame breed is ideal for keeping with children. Their soft and easy-going nature makes them feel at home everywhere and can be kept in both a loft and a run.
Amrock bantam are excellent layers. The chickens lay 5 to 6 light brown eggs per chicken per week. They also rarely breed. This is a strong breed with a great vitality that does not need extra care.
Amrock bantams are an excellent choice for novice chicken lovers, children and those living in a residential area.
Germany, recognized in 1972
- cock 1,3 kg,
- Hen 1,1 kg.
Shell color of the eggs: brownish yellow
Not much is known about the breeds used in the breeding of the amrock bantams, but the path clearly led to the bantam of the amrock large breed. In any case, the Plymouth Rocks bantam, striped, were the most used breed of bantam. Furthermore, various breeders have used black Barnevelder bantams , striped Wyandotten bantams or striped italians bantams.
Each feather is alternately intensely streaked black and light gray with multiple stripes. The horizontal stripes are delimited as sharply as possible and run in a straight line.
Also known by the names : Zwerg-Amrocks, Amrock naine, Amrocks nano, Amrock kriel, Amroks Miniaturowy, Zdr. Amroxka, Zdrobnělé Amroksky, Törpe Amrock