This breed was selected by Prof. Raffaello Quilici at the Experimental Poultry Observatory of Rovigo in 1960.It is almost extinct and it is going to be reconstituted by Veneto Agriculture.
The eggshell is slightly rosy and the eggs weigh 70-85 g.
The sexual maturity is reached at seven months either in females or males.
- Male: 12-14 kg
- Female: 5-7 kg
Dark brown coat; light tarsus and white skin.
Male of Castano Precoce
Male and female of Castano Precoce