Golden Campine

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Silverduck, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. Silverduck

    Silverduck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 26, 2007
    Walker County, Alabama
    Do any of you raise Golden Campines? I think they are beautiful. Are they hard to raise? I have tried several different rare breeds of bantams in the past and had trouble getting them to lay well. I have bantams now, but would like to try some medium size chicks. Thanks, Sandy
  2. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    I have two Silver Campines chicks, and five more coming. I am going to follow this to find out![​IMG]
  3. cleopatra

    cleopatra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2012
    South Texas
    Campines are considered large foul, not bantams. They are a "small" large breed and will only get 4 - 5 pounds. I just got one yesterday and haven't gotten the chance to really get to know her yet, but she seems sweet. According to the research I've done, they're supposed to be good layers of medium sized white eggs. We'll see!

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 14, 2008
    Campines are available in both large fowl & bantam form. Large fowl weights are: C 6 lbs, Ckl 5 lbs, H 44 lbs, P 3 1/2 lbs. I have Golden Campine large fowl & they are exceptionally good layers. their eggs are half way between medium & large weight on average.
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2012

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