Having a fluffy silk-like plumage, with feathers covering their entire bodies including their face and legs. Most commonly white or brown and occasionally black. They have black or blueish skin. They also have 5 toes (many other chicken breeds have only 4).
Originated in China, however now found throughout the world. Prefers dry open habitat with scattered trees ad shrubs.
8 - 10 years.
Seed, fruit and greens. They scratch in the ground like domestic chickens.
Spends most of their days on ground foraging for food & roost in low branches at night.
Lays 10 - 20 eggs in a well-hidden lined scrape. Female incubates eggs for 21 - 23 days.