This exceedingly rare breed hails from Sicily as its name suggests. Its namesake, the buttercup-shaped comb, is totally unique in the poultry world. The American Standard of Perfection notes that 100% of the Buttercup stock in North America came from hatching eggs brought here in 1892.
Large Fowl & Bantam
Small (4-5 lbs)
Just one variety: a rich gold color
Suitability to Backyard Life:
Intolerant of confinement