Campine

A Belgian bird, the Campine do not often go broody, they are good layers but are a bit flighty. Their shanks and toes are leaden blue.

Classification

Soft feather – light

Appearance

The Campine’s head and neck is gold with the remainder of the bird being beetle – green (black), it can also have a white head and neck with the remainder also being beetle-green.

Weight

Cock 2.7 Kg
Hen 2.3 Kg

Bantam Variety Campine

Rooster 680 g
Hen 570 g

Egg Colour

White

Painting Courtesy – A W Van Wulfften Palthe: C S TH Van Ginks Poultry Paintings 1890 1968, World Poultry Science Association, 1992.