Chicken Breeds

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

  1. 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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  2. The Campine by Judge W.H. Card, American Poultry Advocate, March 1914

    [ATTACH] The Campine by Judge W.H. Card American Poultry Advocate, March 1914 This breed is bred. Nature has been consulted and harmony prevails....
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  3. Improved Campines by Willis Van Dewalker, American Poultry Advocate, March 1914

    [ATTACH] In writing this article on Improved Campines, I do not want to belittle any other breed, for I have bred various breeds for fifteen years...
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  4. The New Hampshire Red

    The New Hampshire red is a bird built for laying and lots of time meat production due to their large size. Descending straight from then Rhode...
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  5. 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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  6. djcap

    Blue Partridge Brahma

    Blue Partridge Brahma I have Blue Partridge Brahma and they are very rare in the USA! I will be selling hatching eggs this spring! Takes a...
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  7. logans ducks

    Best breed to go with red sex link, Cochin ban, pekin duck

    I have a pekin hen looking for another or two more ducks to go with since her mate died also have two red sex links and five Cochin bantams what...
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  8. D'Anver chicken breed rating

    The adorable chubby cheeked Belgian Bearded d'Anvers bantams are a wonderful breed for novices and experts. They are great for cold weather...
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  9. Tiana's chickens

    What breed is my hen?

    I've had a hen for a few years now and I've always wondered if she's mixed with something. Both her parents were black "pure bred" Australorps but...
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  10. 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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  11. Why Easter Eggers Are So Great

    Don't get rid of that Easter Egger yet! Read this!
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Potchefstroom Koekoeks

    Potchefstroom Koekoeks - South African bred, dual purpose chickens.
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  15. 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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