Sicilian Buttercup
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.

Sicilian Buttercup

Sicilian Buttercup

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Buttercup Cock
Class: Mediterranean
Type: Large Fowl & Bantam
Size: Small (4-5 lbs)
Rarity: Rare
Purpose: Egg-laying
Recognized Varieties: Just one variety: a rich gold color


Egg Laying: Fair (2/wk)
Egg Color: White
Egg Size: Small


Comb Type: Buttercup Comb
Crested: No
Feathered Legs: No
Number of Toes: 4


Hardy In Winter: No
Bears Confinement: Intolerant of confinement
Especially Docile: No
Setter/Broody: No
Personality: Very active