Delaware 2

By LauraSBale, Jan 11, 2012 | |
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    DELAWARE
    • Class- Varieties/American
    • Standard- Bantam
    • Colors- White body and breast w/light black barring on the ends of the hackles, wings and tail.
    • Comb Type- Single, large bright red with five defined points
    • Skin/Foot Color- Yellow
    • Wattles- Red, medium to large and elongated
    • Earlobes- Red oval
    • Clean/Feathered Feet- Clean
    • Number of Toes-
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    • Egg Color- Brown to rich brown, large
    • Weight- Cockerel- 8 lb, Hens 5-6 lb
    • Conservation Study- Critical
    • Cold Hardness- Heat and Cold
    • Broody/Mothering Ability- Can Be Broody some times
    • General Temperament- Clam and friendly disposition
    • Additional Notes- Med size breed. Adaptable to confinement or free range. Originally called Indian Rivers, were developed by George Ellis of Delaware in 1940. Where used for broilers. Cross between Barred Plymouth Rock Roo and New Hampshire Hen.
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