Kōrero: Poultry industry

Black Minorca cockerel (3 o 5)

Black Minorca cockerel

Also called the Red-faced Black Spanish chicken, this breed is medium sized and was once popular for its large white eggs. These chickens are now mainly kept to exhibit. They have a long, angular, slow-growing body and so are not popular for meat.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 60 A594

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, 'Poultry industry - History and early developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17280/black-minorca-cockerel (accessed 7 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008