Little About the Scots
The Scots Dumpy has ancient origins, but in recent years has
become popular and thanks to a band of enthusiasts who
appreciate this unique bird, it can now be seen in healthy
numbers at many poultry shows throughout the country as well as
being kept in small numbers in back gardens.
This beautiful bird, tragically nearly disappeared for good a
hundred or so years ago. In the 1970s a dedicated band of
breeders in Scotland succeeded in getting the breed established
once again and since then it has gone from strength to strength.
Many breeders keep Scots Dumpies for the pleasure of seeing
their short-legged waddling gait, but they are truly a utility
breed, good layers, very docile and with wonderful brooding
abilities, also their short legs won’t scratch up your garden!
Main colours: Black and Cuckoo. Size Large and Bantam.