Faverolles are a very placid, easy care, dual-purpose breed. They originated in France in the late 1800’s and are renowned in that country for their tender juicy meat. They also lay a fairly large egg and are very reliable.
The females have the Salmon colouring and the males the wild colouring. They have a beard and muffs, and have five toes and lightly feathered legs on the outside of the leg only.
The males are particularly striking with their black beard and muff, straw coloured neck and tail hackles. The back and wings are cherry mahogany.
They are a pleasure to have around with their very friendly nature. I have had them for almost sixteen years now.