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Gournay Chicken

Other name(s):
 Poule de Gournay

Scientific name: Gallus gallus domesticus

Country / Place of origin: France

History: The Gournay Chicken (Poule de Gournay) is from the town of Gournay en Brey, Seine Maritime, France. It was created by crossing the Mantes and Houdan. The Poule de Gournay almost became extinct before the first World War, and once again in 1945. Local poultry hobbyists in the early 2000’s, have helped to recover the breed.


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