Stein Chicken

The Stein Chicken

Colourful, vital and easy to breed, this accurately describes the Stein Chicken. It is one of the oldest breeds of chicken from the Alps and has its origin in Styria, Austria. The very robust Stein chicken is lightweight and a good flyer, providing both eggs and meat. It was very common up until 1970s when changes in farming practises discouraged the use of chickens that could flew and numbers decreased rapidly. The remaining population worldwide is only about 100 – 200 animals, at the moment.

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