Uses: Rare Breed, Utility – eggs. Eggs: 180 – 200 white.
Origin: Great Britain.
Weight: Cock: 3.2Kg, Hen: 2.25Kg.
Bantam: Cock: 620-680g, Hen: 510-570g.
Colour: Steel grey background with black barring.
Useful to Know: More popular in its native country of Scotland than elsewhere in Britain.
The Scots Grey was originally called the Scotch Grey and originated in Scotland where it has existed since the 1800’s. It was a popular breed until the 1930’s but today, there are only a small number of dedicated breeders.
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The following books are available. Links take you to the Amazon or other sellers’ pages for the books.
- UK: The Scots Grey Club – Mr. R. Innes, tel: 01361 882965
- Australia: The Scots Grey Club of Australia – [email protected]
- Please leave a comment below if you can provide further information or have a question about Scots Grey chickens.