Italians breeds

Castano Precoce
Italian Poultry breeds - Turkeys

Origin and economic characteristics

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.

Morphological characteristics

Mean weight:
- Male: 12-14 kg
- Female: 5-7 kg

Dark brown coat; light tarsus and white skin.

Castano Precoce Male of Castano Precoce

Castano Precoce Male and female of Castano Precoce

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