My photos of Huastec are not as great as they might be- iphone... and that last photo has a Rekhmara rooster in the foreground and a Colloncas of similar colouration behind him.
Huastecs are an ancient breed- not to be confused with Nikkei.
For more information about the breed visit this link. Some of the Nikkei in USA are mixed with Huastec and Nikkei are largely Crested Mapuche. In Chile the Crested Mapuche is called Paco Mapuche.
Huastec lay large brown eggs or pale beige only a few lay white and a few hens with Paco genetics lay blue eggs. They are one of the rarest and most unusual breeds with such a unique history they really work well in most settings as they are very quiet and peaceable. They tend toward monogamy- each rooster has his favorite hen. Roosters are cooperators rather competitors with other males. I run them in braces- generally as many roosters as hens as only one or two hens will be fertile with a single rooster.
If you are interested in ancient heirloom corn, tomatoes and potato varieties and want to continue that thread at your farm- the Huastec is the only true Meso-American breed.
A silky mutation does pop up from time to time and these are exciting as the presence of this mutation emerges with a certain amount of inbreeding. The phenomenon pops up in Cemani mutations as well as in Sumatrans and Nikkei. It's easy to imagine that the silky is responsible for the mutation but actually the silky started somewhere and the Huastec is one of the ancient races that are precursors of the wonderful silky breed. When the Chinese arrived in the "New World" they certainly carried black boned fowl but I don't know that they were actually silkies just yet. One thing that's unique about them is the crow of the rooster. They don't sing cock a doodle do! Rather - there's is " So fresh and so clean!"