|Minorcas, originally called Red-Faced Black Spanish, are the
largest and heaviest of the Mediterranean breed. The distinct
characteristics of the Minorca breed are their long strong bodies, large
combs, long wattles, large white ear-lobes, large and full tail moderately
elevated, with firm muscular legs set squarely under the powerful looking
An excellent producer of large white eggs and are non-setters.. The skin color is white and the egg shells are a chalk-white.