About Redcap Chickens
chickens are excellent layers. They can't really be used for meat as they're
considered an endangered breed, and they hate confinement so much that they are
incredibly difficult to show.
very similar to their cousins the Hamburgs, but they have larger red combs and
ear-lobes. They have only one variety of plumage, appearing with dark reds,
browns, and blacks with a black tail and commonly a black crescent shape on the
side of the body.
plenty of open space to wander and forage, otherwise they can become very
restless. They are shy, preferring to just keep to themselves rather than
running over to humans whenever one comes near.
to be kept out in the open as much as possible since they don't like being
confined in any way. They need large runs to give them room to breathe. Because
they're nearing extinction, breeding them is critical to keep them going, so if
you plan on keeping them populating, you'll need to continue to breed them