The Pekin is a True bantam, a breed of miniature chicken which has no large fowl counterpart.
The Pekin possess the signature characteristic of feathering around their feet and legs, quite nearly obscuring them.
Hens are docile and with regular handling make lovely pets. They are not brilliant layers but often turn broody and make great mothers
You can find Pekin Bantam in all sorts of colours, and the list is continually growing. These include;
black, blue, buff, cuckoo, mottled, barred, Columbian, lavender and many more!