Castellana Negra

A Castellana Negra male
Photo courtesy of Cristóbal Crespole

The Castellana Negra is a Mediterannean-type fowl developed in Spain around 1900. It is a layer of white eggs and annual production usually lies between 220 and 225 eggs. The cocks weigh around 3 kg (7 lb) and hens from 2 to 2 1/2 kg (5-6 lb).


A Castellana Negra hen
Photo courtesy of Cristóbal Crespole

The head of a rooster
Photo courtesy of Cristóbal Crespole

A hen's head
Photo courtesy of Cristóbal Crespole


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