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What is Pyncheon chicken

What is Pyncheon chicken

Chickens
The Pyncheon is a rare breed of chicken; known to be a legitimate Bantam (miniature), that is, there is no large variety of this bird. This ancient breed is native to the northeastern United States. The ancestors of the Pyncheon are believed to have been imported from Holland or Belgium. Pyncheon Characteristics The Pyncheon has a simple crest followed by a tassel (a comb that grows back), similar to that of the Sulmtaler breed. The breed is one of the rarest bantams, although they have been around for a long time. Roosters weigh about 1.5 lb, while hens can reach the weight of 1.25 lb. The legs and toes should be willow yellow, and the earlobes are bright red. Pyncheon  Breed varieties The only color variety currently accepted is the mille fleur pattern, however, some breeders are wor...