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Buckeye Chickens
Item Id: Buckeye
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The Buckeye is chicken breed originating in Ohio. Created in the late 19th century, Buckeyes are the only breed of American chicken known to have been created to have a small pea comb. As of 2008, Buckeye chickens are extremely rare chicken breed. They are a dual-purpose chicken that have a decent laying ability and strong meat production characteristics. Buckeyes are yellow skinned chickens who lay brown eggs.

The Buckeye male weighs an average of 9 lbs (4.1 kg), and the hen 6.5 lbs (3 kg). The breed has yellow skin and lays brown eggs. Its primary color is red with black tails; sometimes males have other dark feathering. According to the breed standard, a Buckeye's plumage should ideally resemble the hue of an Ohio Buckeye's seeds. Especially in the hen, the breed is very similar in appearance to the Rhode Island Red, although can be differentiated by a bar of slate color on the back feathers close to the body; the body is also much more compact than other chicken breeds.

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  • Origin: United States
  • Egg Color: Brown
  • Egg Size: Large
  • Production: Good 3 / Week
  • Bird Size: Heavy 7 - 8 lbs
  • Personality: Calm, Friendly
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