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White-Faced Black Spanish Information

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White-Faced Black Spanish

Egg Laying

2

Meat Production

2

Show Status

2

Aggressiveness

2

Broodiness

1

Space Needs

2

Bantam Version?

 Yes

Preferred Climate

 Heat

White-Faced Black Spanish Qualities

The White-Faced Black Spanish is a bird meant for egg-laying. While on the rare side, they make for good layers that have a very iconic look to them.

 

White-Faced Black Spanish Temperament

The White-Faced Black Spanish is a breed that doesn't like to be held, as well as being considered flighty, though some owners will completely disagree with that claim. They're also thought to be rather noisy birds, always with a comment or two to slip into a converation.

 

White-Faced Black Spanish Appearance

The White-Faced Black Spanish is very easily recognizable by exactly what their name implies: a white face on a black body. Their ear-lobes hang very low and help to distinguish the breeds from others. They have a single large comb and no crest. Their plumage is black and very glossy.

White-Faced Black Spanish Upkeep

It's not hard to maintain a healthy White-Faced Black Spanish as they have no special needs that bare mentioning, though they don't particularly enjoy confinement. They aren't great in cold temperatures but thrive in the heat.

White-Faced Black Spanish History

Coming from Spain (as the name suggests), the White-Faced Black Spanish was once know as 'the Fowls of Seville', 'Clown Chickens', and 'Clown Faced Chickens.' Quite possibly the oldest breed in the Mediterranean class, the White-Faced Black Spanish dates back to 1572 with acceptance into the American Poultry Association in 1874.

 

White-Faced Black Spanish Pictures

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White-Faced Black Spanish Videos