Tag - french chickens

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La Flèche chickens

La Flèche chicken is a rare breed today, but has been available in France since 1660. Its name comes from the town of La Flèche in the Sarthe valley. It is a...

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Houdan Chickens

Houdan chickens were once primarily bred in Paris for meat-loving customers. The aim was to raise a fast growing, heavy chicken with excellent meat quality...

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Pictave Chickens

Pictave bantam, as the name suggests, is from Poitou. Also, the term Pictave is generally known not only to the inhabitants of Poitou, but also to the Gaulish...

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Touraine chickens

The word “gelline” comes from “gallina” which means chicken in Latin. The term géline no longer appears in dictionaries, but was now...

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Crevecoeur Chickens

Crevecoeur is a historic endangered breed of crested chicken from Pays d’Auge. The breed gets its name from the village of Crèvecœur en Auge in Normandy...

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Gournay Chickens

It takes its name from the village of Gournay en Bray, in Seine Maritime. Gournay chickens is part of the triptych, Mantes and Houdan. They are very close...

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Bourbourg Chickens

Bourgbourg  chickens ; As its name suggests, this breed originates from the surroundings of Bourbourg. It comes from the crossing of a Brahma rooster (Asian...

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