About Pisana Chickens
Its origins are
in the low valley of Serchio in the Tuscan province of Pisa. Seemingly, this
breed was born around the half of the nineteenth century from Bruna and
Chianina breeds. At serious risk of extinction.
Since 1985 the
Registry Office of autochthonous cattle breeds and ethnic groups of limited
diffusion has been founded, in order to protect those Italian cattle breeds at
risk of extinction and to safeguard this genetic heritage. Among them there are
the following breeds: Agerolese, Bianca Val Padana (Modenese), Burlina,
Cabannina, Calvana, Cinisara, Garfagnina, Modicana, Mucca Pisana, Pezzata Rossa
d’Oropa, Pinzgau, Pontremolese, Pustertaler, Reggiana, Sarda, Sardo-Modicana,
Dark brown to
black coat. Black mucosa and wide muzzle with white glow. Harmonic animals,
quite tall but medium size.
Content and photo source: Agraria.org