Nankin
Other Names:
Common Yellow Bantam
Origin:
China
Egg Color:
White
Egg Size:
Small
Avg # eggs:
90/yr
Comb:
Rose single
Bantam Cock Size:
0.68 kg
Bantam Hen Size:
0.63 kg

Nankin

Nankins are a bantam breed of chicken, thought to be named due to its color resemblance to nankeen cloth. Nankins are excellent layers and very tame and easily-handled.

References

  1. https://www.facebook.com/Nankin-Club-of-America-228624720547014/
  2. https://livestockconservancy.org/index.php/heritage/internal/nankin
  3. http://www.backyardchickens.com/products/nankin-bantams
  4. http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/the-nankin-chicken-breed-zbcz1503.aspx