Day Old Sicilian Buttercup Bantams
Hatching February to May.
There is only one variety of Buttercups. This breed is distinguished by its unsusual comb in both sexes and parallel rows of black spangles in the feathers of the female. Bantam Standard describes the comb as having: A single leader from base to beak to a cup shaped comb, well set on center of skull, and crowned by a complete circle of medium sized regular points.
The Buttercup, along with the Penciled Hamburgs, shows extreme differences in color patern between the sexes. The male has black restricted to flights and tail whereas the female is heavily marked with black except in the hackle. In type they lean towards the Mediterranean. Buttercup bantams are very rare.
Standard Weights: Rooster 28 oz, Hen 26 oz, Cockerel 24 oz, Pullet 22 oz
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 06 March, 2012.