You’ll find so much value in your Blue Andalusians. This ancient and rare breed hails southwest Spain in famous towns like Seville, Huelva, Granada, and Utrera. As you may have guessed, these birds do better in warmer climates than cold ones.
In 1850, this Spanish chicken was imported to the United State and the United Kingdom. It’s easy to see why farmers, homesteaders and hobbyists have been clamoring for more than 150 years.
That’s because Blue Andalusians mature fast. Your hens may grow up to 7 lbs. Each hen will develop a single comb that’s compact in size and is evenly serrated in five perfect points. They’re stunning and often have great markings. You’ll find your hens are symmetrical, compact and stately.
Blue Andalusians are seldom broody and they’re amazing foragers that have fantastic predator awareness. This makes them a perfect addition to your free range flock. During the day they’ll roam, and at night they’ll return to the coop. Your ladies will tolerate confinement but they’d prefer to roost in nearby trees. These hens are often on the move.
Enthusiasts love their personalities saying their birds are happy-go-lucky, sweet and the divas of the chicken world. If you love the sound of cackling, these birds are for you. They’re quite the conversationalists that carry themselves with an air of dignity.
Blue Andalusians need to be on your wish list. These stunners are excellent egg layers that will produce many lovely, porcelain-white eggs. Expect yours to lay three to four eggs per week and they’ll even produce in the winter. They’re also a good choice if you want your birds for meat production.