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Breeds of chickens: Ixworth

Breeds of chickens: Ixworth

Origin, diffusion and economic characteristics

English breed selected in the countryside of Ixworth in Suffolk. The Cornish breed contributed to its creation.
Beef breed with white skin. Mediocre producer of reddish shell eggs.

Morphological characteristics

There is only the white coat variety.
Head with pea crest and red mumps.
wings adhering to the body. Heavy breed.
Medium weight:
- Gauls 4.0 kg
- Hens 3.2 kg

Rooster and hen of the Ixworth breed

Ixworth (photo http://frenchchicks.webs.com)


Video: 3 Great Chicken Breeds. Chicken Check-In at Brimwood Farm (October 2021).