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Icelandic Chicken - HALTER ICELANDIC
Icelandic Chickens Chicken Icelandic chickens are not firmly standardized in appearance, and possess a wide range of plumage colours and patterns, skin colouration and comb types. A living legend from a millennia ago. Some even have unique feather crests. HALTER ICELANDIC Icelandic Chicken The Icelandic Chicken is a ‘landrace’ fowl, a species which has developed largely by natural processes from an old breed of chicken introduced to Iceland during the 9th Century by Viking (Norse ‘nörs‘) settlers. In the Icelandic language the Viking Chickens are called íslenska hænan, Haughænsni or landnámshænan. The modern Icelandic language is from Old Icelandic, a western dialect of Old Norse spoken by the Vikings. Considered a natural breed or traditional breed, the fowl favoured by the Viking is here today. Icelandic chickens are not firmly standardized in appearance, and possess a wide range of plumage colours and patterns, skin colouration and ... Read More »