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Chicken Breeds

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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. My Chicks

    My Chicks i have left out of my 2nd hatch. Their Father is pictured as well Their Father is a Beautfuil White Americana the mother is a brown...
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  8. Ayam cemani facts you didn't know!

    The ayam cemani... @pyxis this one is for you!
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  9. 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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  10. alexa009

    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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  11. 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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  12. La Fleche (Devil Bird)

    Alot of chickens have names based on their combs, right? And for other unique traits of their breed, or even where and how they The silkies for...
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  13. 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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  14. Why Easter Eggers Are So Great

    Don't get rid of that Easter Egger yet! Read this!
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  15. Cackle hatchery silkies

    [ATTACH][ATTACH] [ATTACH][ATTACH] [ATTACH][ATTACH] [ATTACH] When I ordered my silkies from cackle hatchery, I searched the internet for HOURS...
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