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Fayoumis? Anybody ever do a project with them for early maturity?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cwc362, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. cwc362

    cwc362 Songster

    Sep 26, 2008
    Huntingdon- West Tn
    I've read that the Egyptian Fayoumi can lay at 4 months and that the roosters can crow as early as 6 weeks. From what I gather they are the earliest (or one of) the earliest maturing chickens. Just wondering if anybody had done a breeding project with them take advantage of the early maturity trait? I've also read since they originated in Egypt that they are extremely tolerant of hot , dry conditions also.

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