Whiting Farms - Coq de Leon Soft Hackle with Chickabou

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Coq de Leon rooster are large birds with glossy feathers and long barbs. Most commonly used for tailing the saddles feature stiff long barbs. They are also suitable for large hackle collars are there is even a growing trend using them for wings on predator flies in place of the flat-wing saddles.


Coq de Leon roosters are the oldest genetic chicken line bred for fly tying feathers. Dating back several hundred years, these roosters have traditionally been bred only in Spain. Since the mid-1990's, Whiting Farms has continued the tradition by raising authentic Coq de Leon rooster stock from Spain. Whiting Farms is the only commercial breeder of Coq de Leon outside of Spain