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Buckeye At A Glance

Purpose:   Dual Purpose
Hen Weight:   6.5 lbs.
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Egg Size: medium

Eggs per week: 3

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Egg Color

Additional Buckeye Facts and Information

Color Variations: Nut Brown

 

Comb Type(s): Pea

 

Skin Color: Yellow skin, yellow shanks

 

Earlobe Color: Red

 

History: Only purebred chicken in the US developed by a woman, Nettie Metcalf, originating from Warren, Ohio (the Buckeye state). She intended to create a breed that could be productive through harsh Midwest winters.

 

Additional Notes: Resemble the Rhode Island Red breed, particularly the hens, except Buckeyes have a line of gray on the back feathers to distinguish them.