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Polish chicken

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A silver-laced Polish cock
Other namesPoland
  • Male:
    Standard: 2.75 kg
    Bantam: 850 g[1]
  • Female:
    Standard: 2 kg
    Bantam: 740 g[1]
Egg colorWhite
Comb typeDuplex
ABAAll other combs, clean legged
Polish chickens can either be bantam (smaller than normal size) or standard size

The Polish chicken is a breed of chicken. It comes from the Netherlands. The chickens have lots of feathers on their heads, which makes them look different from other chicken breeds. The chicken was popular as an egg layer, but now the chicken is often used as a pet.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Carol Ekarius (2007) Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds. North Adams, Massachusetts: Storey Publishing. ISBN 9781580176675, pages 145–146.
  2. APA Recognized Breeds and Varieties: As of January 1, 2012. American Poultry Association. Archived 4 November 2017.
  3. "Polish Chickens: Temperament, Color and Egg Laying -". The Happy Chicken Coop. 2021-07-05. Retrieved 2021-07-17.
  4. "Polish Chicken: All You Need To Know | Chickens And More". Retrieved 2021-07-17.