Campines are active and prefer to free range, but will tolerate confinement.


Photo Credit: Courtesy Eadepoeltegroen

First developed in Belgium’s Campine region, the Campine chicken comes in both standard and bantam sizes and in two recognized colors: silver and golden. The breed is known for its beautiful markings, which feature finely penciled feathers. A good layer, Campines are somewhat rare in the U.S.


Weight: 4 to 5 pounds

Urban Uses: Campines produce three eggs a week. They are also valued for their beautiful coloring.

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Egg Size: Medium (standard type)

Books & Magazines:

American Bantam Association,
American Poultry Association

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