Crele Penedesenca Photos.. finally!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Picco, Dec 30, 2007.

  1. Picco

    Picco Songster

    Mar 14, 2007
    After a painfully long photobucket upload using dialup I finally have some pics of my crele penedesencas. They are about 5 months old.

    My rooster, Hugo. He has frostbite damage on the tips of his comb which I tried desperately to prevent.

    Hugo with three of his girls. BLRWs are in the bottom of the photo.

    Pullet laying her first egg

    and... the egg! Its not as dark as the eggs they came from but there is still the possibility of darkening.
  2. herechickchick

    herechickchick Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    they are BEAUTIFUL! I have read that the eggs darken as the chickens continue to lay. it will be exciting to see them as they change. Keep us posted.
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Very pretty!
  4. BackyardChick12

    BackyardChick12 In the Brooder

    Jul 20, 2012
    Out of all the different penedesenca colors, the crele is my favorite, but it seems they are also the hardest to find[​IMG]. The roosters are stunning, including your Hugo! I hope to have a couple to my very small flock to help the breed.
  5. honeychile

    honeychile Chirping

    Feb 26, 2013
    I'm hoping the OP is still active after all these years. I'm trying to find out about when Penedesencas begin laying. I have a 24-week-old gal with a bright red comb, looking fat and sassy, but no eggs yet. I'm so eager to see that dark egg!

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