About Penedesenca Chickens
Spanish chickens that are best known for laying large qualities of brown eggs.
In fact, no other breed can produce eggs as dark as the Penedesenca can. They
are a rare breed, though they still work well as a meat bird due to their
They have a
very unique comb that starts as a single comb but splits into multiple combs
near the back of the head. They have red ear-lobes with white centers despite
laying brown eggs, red combs, and red wattles. There are four varieties, the
Wheaten, the Partridge, the Crele, and the Black, each with slightly different
color schemes, all with black beaks and legs, save for the Crele which has
white beaks and legs.
are a very active breed and needs space to run about. The more space you give
them, the better. They do great in heat but not so well in cold weather. It's
highly recommended to keep them in a nice warm coop during the cold seasons to
allow them to continue providing eggs a' plenty.