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Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Pea Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Large Egg Color: Brown Breed Temperament: Friendly, non-aggressive Breed Colors / Varieties: No Variations in color, but also available as a Bantam. Breed Details: I have raised and bred Buckeye chickens since 2007, NPIP 43-694. After an entire year of researching what chicken would be best suited to our ever changing weather...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Egg Layer Comb: Single Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: Heat General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Large Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Friendly,Not bear confinement well,Flighty,Shy,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: Single Combed and Rose Combed. Colors include: Black, Blue, Barred, Buff, White. Breed Details: Minorcas are flighty, but some strains have birds that are very sweet. Males do not seem to have the same aggressive...
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Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Ornamental Comb: Pea Broodiness: Frequent Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Low Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: Light Brown Breed Temperament: Aggressive,Friendly,Easily handled,Calm,Bears confinement well,Quiet,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: Black breasted red, wheaten, dark, spangled, and white, duckwing, blue breasted red, and black. Breed Details: Asils are very muscular birds. Their feathers are hard, short and the...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Ornamental Comb: Rose Broodiness: Frequent Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Small Egg Color: Light Brown Breed Temperament: Aggressive,Friendly,Easily handled Breed Colors / Varieties: This Breed has 14 recognized varieties: Quail, Black, Self Blue, Blue, Mottled, Cuckoo, Mille Fleur, Blue Quail, Buff, BBR, Porcelain, White, Colombian and Buff Colombian. Breed Details: Some males can be very...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Rose Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Wild / restless,Shy Breed Colors / Varieties: One variety- Reddish brown feathers with some black. Breed Details: Recaps like to forage without the presence of humans. They don't like to be confined or shown. They have a huge rose comb around 3 1/4 inches by around 2 1/2 inches and about...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Pea Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: Cold General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Small Egg Color: Light Brown Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Calm,Quiet,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: Dark, light, and buff Breed Details: Buff- The beautiful golden bodies with black tails make a really beautiful chicken Light-The baby chicks have a gray colored tint to them and as adults, are pure white with black reck...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Ornamental Comb: Pea Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Aggressive,Wild / restless,Flighty Breed Colors / Varieties: Black and Blue are the standard colors but other colors are available. Breed Details: If you are interested in getting into long tail chickens I think the Sumatra is a good choice because they are relatively easy keepers....
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: V-Shaped Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Bears confinement well,Quiet,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: Black, although blue is also available in other countries. Breed Details: These are very interesting birds and although not reputed as amazing layers, in my own experience, the hen lays a large...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Egg Layer Comb: Single Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Friendly,Flighty Breed Colors / Varieties: Campines come in silver and golden varieties. Breed Details: The name is pronounced kam-peen. Coloring: Campines have a solid colored head and hackles (either gold or white depending on variety) and the body is barred with iridescent beetle...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Ornamental Comb: Single Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Small Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Wild / restless,Flighty,Bears confinement well,Noisy,Shy Breed Colors / Varieties: There are several recognized colors of the Japanese Bantam, such as Black, Black or Blue Tailed white, White, Blue, Black Tailed Buff, Buff Columbian, Birchen or Grey, Cuckoo. Frizzles of any color,...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Ornamental Comb: Single Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: Heat General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Small Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Flighty, loud, active, Breed Colors / Varieties: They come in one variety - silver and black penciled Breed Details: This is a fast maturing breed with pullets laying at 4 months and males crowing at 5-6 weeks old. Eggs are usually off-white and not pure white. Roosters have silver-white...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Single Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Large Egg Color: Brown Breed Temperament: Friendly,Calm,Quiet,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: The Java can be found in black, white and mottled. Pictures courtesy of Chickndaddy. Breed Details: Black Javas has black legs with yellow soles of the feet whereas the White Java has yellow legs. It is interesting to note that the...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Single Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: Heat General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Flighty,Shy to quite trusting Breed Colors / Varieties: Black-tailed buff. Breed Details: Also known as Buff Catalana, or Catalana del Prat Leonada, or just Prat. Eggs vary from white to light cream or light pinkish. Body from light buff to golden-red, tail iridescent greenish-black. Legs not...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Comb: Broodiness: Climate Tolerance: General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Egg Size: Egg Color: Breed Temperament: Extremely flighty, hyper, does not do well with confinement or human interaction. Will fly away if it can (you will need netting on top of all your runs) MUST be hand held at an early age. Breed Colors / Varieties: Breed Details: Chicken Breed Photos: Primary Image Rooster Hen Egg Chick Adolescent
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