Chicken Breeds

Learn about various chicken breeds, browse tons of pictures, and read people's experiences with the diversity of types of chickens.

  1. Top 10 Best Backyard Chicken Breeds

    Hello, To all those new backyard chicken people who have joined this site for chickens. Some of you don't have any yet though and you are probably...
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  2. Ameraucana V.S Easter Egger.

    I've heard a lot of people ask, What is the difference between an Easter Egger and a Ameraucana? So I decided to create this article on the...
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  3. Partridge Chantecler: a Cold-hardy Dual Purpose Breed

    [ATTACH] In the early 1900’s, Dr. John E Wilkinson of Alberta Canada was appalled by economic losses encountered by poultrymen due to the...
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  4. Ayam cemani facts you didn't know!

    The ayam cemani... @pyxis this one is for you!
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  5. Black Jersey Giants

    Jersey Giants are the largest chicken breed in the world. The black variety originated in New Hersey in the 1880s when the Black brothers, John...
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  6. Everything you need to know about: SILKIES!

    Ever knew that the silkie had five toes? Ever knew that they are called "black boned chicken" In Chinese? Learn more in this article!...
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  7. Ameraucana: Best in food, companion and breeding at The Maine Homeseatd

    If you are looking for an all-around good homestead chicken with many great qualities, this may very well be your chicken breed of choice.
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  8. The Red Sex link Chicken.

    Red Star History: A red star/ red sex link is a hybrid meaning it isn't a breed of chicken. This breed is not recognized by the American poultry...
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  9. Ming Ming

    Dorkings

    This is a very old breed known even to the ancient Romans and introduced by them to Britain. Characteristics are the color combination of silvery...
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  10. Plymouth Rock Chicken Breed- Everything you need to know.

    PLYMOUTH ROCKS [ATTACH] Egg Production: Good Egg Size: Large Egg Color: Light Brown/Brown Temperament: Sometimes aggressive toward other hens;...
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  11. The Salmon Faverolle - Personal Point Of View.

    I didn't know what to expect, I've learned through life when raising chickens that even though a breed may be rated something in particular, an...
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  12. The Great American Dominique

    Originating in the U.S. during the colonial period was the Dominique, also known as Dominicker. This is literally America's oldest breed of...
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  13. The Orpington Chicken Breed.

    Orpington History: The Orpington is a breed of chicken named after the town of Orpington, Kent, in south-east England, which was made famous in...
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  14. What chicken breed is right for you?

    Hello! This is going to be about finding the right chicken breed for you! I've seen new members on this site with Cornish crosses and broilers!...
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  15. My Barred Rocks!

    These little beauties are my favorite pet that I have ever had. The kids pick them up fairly easily, and only one of them run away. Our...
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