Sumava chicken has its origin in the Bohemian forest of Czech Republic. It’s a very old breed of chicken.
|Color||Chestnut body color with black tail|
|Purpose||Eggs, meat, preservation|
|Eggs||180 eggs per year, brown in color, each weighing around 58 g|
|Weight||Male: 2.9–3.6 kg|
Female: 2.4–3.1 kg
|Country of Origin||Czech Republic|
The original breed was nearly extinct but, was restored in the second half of 20th century by crossbreeding the few remaining original variety with Czech gold brindle chicken, Rhode Island, yellow Plymouth Rock, New Hampshire and Wyandotte.