Breeders Of Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys, Guinea Fowl And Quail

Needwood Chestnut

Needwood Chestnut -
AKA Copper Comet, Copper Star

The Needwood Chestnut is a hybrid exclusively bred by Creag Mhor Poultry and is a very quiet natured bird. Its plumage is stunning, extremely shiney and reflects all different colours like the effect of oil on water. It also has a lovely dark bronze neck collar. Very often with feathered legs, and closely related to the French Copper Black Marran.

Temperament – Friendly. Inquisitive. Exceptionally good layer. Hardy.  

Eggs – They are a layer of dark brown eggs almost like conkers and can lay up to approximately 290 in their first year of lay. 

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