Faverolles

 Varieties:

An interesting breed that combines a beard and muffs with a single comb and feathered legs and feet. Faverolles are a medium sized breed and fairly loosely feathered, giving them a rather large appearance. They also have a fifth toe on each foot and while chiefly ornamental, do possess some utility characteristics as well.

Faverolles Organizations


Reference:

 Chicken Breeds and Varieties (A2880), John L. Skinner, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 Images:

 Watt Publishing, 122 S. Wesley Ave., Mt. Morris, IL 61054 USA



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