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Lyonnaise Chicken

Other name(s):
 La poule Lyonnaise

Scientific name: Gallus gallus domesticus

Country / Place of origin: France

History: The Lyonnaise chicken (La poule Lyonnaise) was created by breeder Mr. Etienne Tamburini, of Lyon, France. To develop the breed he crossed a white Silkie and a bantam Dutch rooster with a bare neck and frizzled feathers. These offspring was then crossed to a white-crested dutch, and Black Hamburg. After, fourteen years of work, the breed was recognized in 1969.


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