Chicken - Buckeye

Breed: Standard Breed

Lifespan: 10+ years

Size: Hen: 6.5lbs, Rooster: 9lbs

Purpose: Dual purpose

Egg Color: Brown

Productivity: 150-200 eggs per year

Broody: Yes

Confinement: Tolerant, but prefers to range

Personality: Friendly, active, voracious foragers

Notes: Especially vigilant in the pursuit of mice, some breeders comparing them to cats in this ability. *A broody hen is a hen which wants their eggs to hatch. She will sit on top of her eggs all day long in attempt to hatch them.