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The Faverolle is a French breed which was quick to establish itself when, in the late 1800s, it was first introduced to other countries. Faverolles were originally bred from Brahmas or Cochins, Dorkings and Houdans and quickly became highly valued due to their superb table qualities combined with hardiness and quick growth and as good winter layers.

The most common colours are Salmon and White.

Distinctive features include a medium single comb, a full beard and muffling which covers a large proportion of the face, feathered legs and five toes.

They lay medium sized eggs which vary in colour from white to deep brown.

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