The Poultry Shed

Araucana


ORIGIN

South America/Chile

COMB

pea

SIZE EGG

54gr

BEARD

Muff

EGGS/YEAR

Around 180

CRESTED

Yes

EGG COLOURS

Blue-green

FEATERED LEGS

No

SIZE MALE

2.7kg-3.2kg

TOES

4 straight and well spread

SIZE FEMALE

2.25kg – 2.70kg

CHARACTERISTICS

Ear tufts, also rumpless variety

RING SIZE MALE/FEMALE

16mm
15mm

RECOGNISED COLOURS BY AUSTRALIAN STANDARDS

Cuckoo, lavender, white, any old English Game colour (excluding off colours)

FLYING

1.5m

TEMPERAMENT

Temperament can range from calm to flighty.

BROODY

Usually not

PRODUCTION

Fanciers and backyarders.

All of the above weights and sizes are approximate only; they depend on the chook, the weather, the conditions and many other environmental factors.

Also the number of eggs laid per year varies from reference to reference; therefore; this is only a guide.
I have one pen of mixed colours only.

References

These are the main points and you can read more on the following websites.

 

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