Alsatian

A trio of Black Alsatians
Photo courtesy of Christophe Mittelhaeuser

This breed was created in the Alsace area of France around 1890. It is similar to its German neighbor, the Rhinelander. It is one of the few French breeds that were developed without any Asiatic blood.

Alsatians are dual purpose fowl, raised for both eggs and meat. Roosters weigh in at 2-3 kg and hens from 2-2.5 kg.

The breed is found in Black, White, Blue Laced, and Gold Salmon. It is also found as a bantam (although not in White).


A White Alsatian hen
Photo courtesy of Christophe Mittelhaeuser

A Blue Laced Alsatian cockerel
Photo courtesy of Christophe Mittelhaeuser

A pair of Gold Alsatians
Photo courtesy of Christophe Mittelhaeuser

A bantam Black Alsatian rooster
Photo courtesy of Christophe Mittelhaeuser

A Gold Salmon hen with chicks
Photo courtesy of Christophe Mittelhaeuser


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