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Barred Rock

User Rating:
4.18687/5,
Very tame nice breed that gives you big beautiful brown eggs. They aren't that loud and the...

Australorp

User Rating:
4.39172/5,
The Australorp Breed was developed in Australia at the end of the nineteenth century with Black...

Ameraucana

User Rating:
4.12889/5,
The Ameraucana was developed in the 70's by a few people who were trying to standardize the...

Easter Eggers

User Rating:
4.2707/5,
The Easter Egger is not really a breed. They are relationed to the breeds Ameraucanas and...

Orpington

User Rating:
4.42/5,
The original Orpington, the Black, was developed in England in 1886 and brought to the US in...

Black Sex Link chicken

User Rating:
4.13253/5,
Black sex-link (also called Black Stars) are a cross between a Rhode Island Red or New Hampshire...

Rhode Island

User Rating:
4.08582/5,
Most often when one thinks of Rhode Island Reds they are thinking of the Large Fowl Rhode Island...

Red Sex Link

User Rating:
3.93056/5,
Sex-links are cross-bred chickens whose color at hatching is differentiated by sex, thus making...

Silkie

User Rating:
4.36325/5,
The silkie chicken was developed in the southeast asian countries or china.It was valued as a...

Golden Sex Link

User Rating:
4.30986/5,
Imported originally from the Netherlands, this strain is used in over 60 countries worldwide....

Wyandotte

User Rating:
4.08257/5,
The Wyandotte originated in the U.S. in the 1870's. Wyandottes were made in Massachusetts,...

Jersey Giant

User Rating:
4.26761/5,
The Jersey Giant is the largest chicken variety (roosters average 13 lbs., hens average 11 lbs.)....

Marans

User Rating:
4.04504/5,
Marans have been recognized by the American Poultry Association (APA). Marans (there is always an...

Brahma

User Rating:
4.33588/5,
The Brahma is an Asiatic breed of chicken. The first Brahmas were brought to the United States in...

Welsummer

User Rating:
4.17442/5,
The Kelloggs Cereal rooster is none other than the Welsummer. The Welsummer is prized for their...
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