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Hergnies Chicken

Other name(s):
 Poule de Hergnies

Scientific name: Gallus gallus domesticus

Country / Place of origin: France

History: The Hergnies Chicken (Poule de Hergnies) was created in the village of Hergnies, France, which is close to the Belgian border. It was developed in 1896, from the Braekel. The breed was often confused with the Braekel, and disappeared in the second half of the 20th century. Thankfully, the breed was revived in the 1980’s.


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