Head shot of a Caumont rooster
Photo courtesy of Bruno Lomenède
The Caumont is from the Calvados are of Lower Normandy, France. It is a rare breed with a comb similar to that of a Buttercup. Behind the comb is a small, backward-growing crest.
The minimum weight for roosters is 3 kg. (7 lb.) and for hens is 2.5 kg. (6 lb). Black is the only color this breed appears in.
A Caumont hen and her head
Photos courtesy of Bruno Lomenède
back to Poultry Page
Direct questions and comments to Barry at FeatherSite -- questions and comments