Delaware Chicken

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Delaware Chicken

A dual purpose chicken, produces good meat and eggs. It is an almost white bird with some black barring. At one time the Delaware was the most popular broiler chicken in its area. They are calm, friendly and fast growing. Cocks grow to 8 pounds and hen to 6 pounds. Delawares, originally called “Indian Rivers”, were developed as a broiler breed by George Ellis of the state of Delaware.

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Delaware

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