A Méhaigne hen
: The Méhaigne is a very active breed with good laying qualities. The
hens lay rather big white-shelled eggs that weigh about 40 gram. They
brood easily if they’re allowed to. This breed is best kept in a
: Rather heavy bantam that weighs between 700 (hens) and almost 1 kg
(roosters). The body is rectangular in shape and the abdomen of the hen
is well developed. The shanks are pinkish white and rather long. He comb
is single, large and upright in the rooster. In the hen it falls over to
one side during laying season. The earlobes are white.
: Only one, black-tailed buff.
: Endangered. There are only a few breeders left in Belgium. Unknown in