Berat Fowl

A Berat cockerel
Photo courtesy of Mehmet Akdeniz, mehmetakdeniz@msn.com

This breed, which originated in Albania and Yugoslavia, is named after the town of Berat in Albania. It is a long-crower with a bass voice and a crow lasting up to 15 seconds.

This white bird has long legs and a long neck. It is squirrel-tailed with a rose comb, red eyes, yellowish green legs and feet and a yellow beak. It must be pure white -- no spotting is allowed. The roosters weigh 3-3.5 kg and the hens 2-2.5. Chicks are yellow with yellow legs. The hens are nonsitters and produce 80-100 eggs per year.


Berat Links:

Mark King's Berat page


A Berat cock
Photo courtesy of Mehmet Akdeniz, mehmetakdeniz@msn.com

A Berat hen
Photo courtesy of Mehmet Akdeniz, mehmetakdeniz@msn.com

Berat cockerels, showing the long neck and legs
Photo courtesy of Mehmet Akdeniz, mehmetakdeniz@msn.com

A pair of Berat Fowl
Photo courtesy of Mehmet Akdeniz, mehmetakdeniz@msn.com


[Long Crowers]

or

[Chickens A-C]

or


back to Poultry Page


All text ©FeatherSite 2001 unless otherwise credited; for graphics see note.

Direct questions and comments to Barry at FeatherSite -- questions and comments