Andalusians come from the province of Andalusia in Spain. Being a member of the Mediterranean class, they of course lay white eggs, are flighty, and lay prolifically. They are not a good breed for novices, nor people seeking a “pet” chicken. Andalusians are best for experienced chicken-raisers who are seeking a breed that lays a lot of eggs.

Breed: Ameraucana

Size: 5-7 pounds

Special Features: great layers

Broodiness: No

Cold Hardy: Yes

Confinement: does not do well in confinement

Country of Origin: Spain

Eggs per week: 4-5

Recognized by the American Poultry Association: Yes

ALBC Status: Threatened

Temperament: Flighty


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