Ancona

Average User Rating:
5/5,
  • Breed Purpose:
    Eggs
    Comb:
    Single Comb & Rose Comb
    Broodiness:
    Rarely
    Climate Tolerance:
    Heat and cold tolerant.
    Egg Productivity:
    Excellent
    Egg Size:
    Large
    Egg Color:
    White
    Breed Temperament:
    Flighty, active.
    Color:
    Black with white speckles
    The Ancona has a "mottled" color pattern of black with white spots, and both Single Comb & Rose Comb varieties are accepted by the American Poultry Association. Like other Mediterranean breeds, Anconas are closely feathered, active, good foragers and good layers. The Ancona is also extremely hardy in cold weather.
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Recent User Reviews

  1. Leah567
    5/5,
    "Pretty birds!!"
    Pros - Good egg layers, Pretty color!
    Cons - Not very tame
    Ancona chickens are very beautiful birds and I recommend them to anyone who wants beautiful white eggs!

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