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What is Norfolk Grey chicken

What is Norfolk Grey chicken

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The Norfolk Grey is a rare breed of chicken developed in the city of Norwich, in Norfolk, England, around 1910. They were created by Fred Myhill, before World War I, as dual-purpose birds under the name of “Black Maria ”. The name was eventually changed to Norfolk. It is a rare breed that is currently considered at risk by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust. Norfolk Grey characteristics The Norfolk Grey is a heavy breed, weighing on average between 2.5 and 3 kg, but they are not particularly large. Individual crest, red earlobes, and slate or black legs. The plumage of the rooster is black with beautiful silver buckles and saddle feathers. Whereas, the plumage of the hen is completely black, except for the neck, which has a silver cord. Norfolk Grey breed temperament Norfolk Greys are exce...