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Chicken Breeds

Orpington

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4.4127/5,
The original Orpington, the Black, was developed in England in 1886 and brought to the US in...

Easter Eggers

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4.26948/5,
The Easter Egger is not really a breed. They are relationed to the breeds Ameraucanas and...

Australorp

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4.39016/5,
The Australorp Breed was developed in Australia at the end of the nineteenth century with Black...

Rhode Island

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4.06897/5,
Most often when one thinks of Rhode Island Reds they are thinking of the Large Fowl Rhode Island...

Plymouth Rock

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4.44538/5,
The Plymouth Rock originated in New England in the 19th Century and was first recognized as a...

Silkie

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4.36207/5,
The silkie chicken was developed in the southeast asian countries or china.It was valued as a...

Ameraucana

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4.12054/5,
The Ameraucana was developed in the 70's by a few people who were trying to standardize the...

Wyandotte

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4.07907/5,
The Wyandotte originated in the U.S. in the 1870's. Wyandottes were made in Massachusetts,...

Barred Rock

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4.17436/5,
Very tame nice breed that gives you big beautiful brown eggs. They aren't that loud and the...

Cochin

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4.39623/5,
Cochins came from China in the 19th Century. They were recognized by the APA in 1874. They were...

Leghorn

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4.08553/5,
Leghorn, Italy (hence the name of the bird) had its own native common chicken for hundreds of...

Star

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4.43939/5,
Black Star and Red Star are trade names used for hybrids of two other recognized breeds, not...

Brahma

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4.31496/5,
The Brahma is an Asiatic breed of chicken. The first Brahmas were brought to the United States in...

Polish

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4.15385/5,
Little is known about the history of the Polish breed. At this time, there is no evidence that...

Marans

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4.06604/5,
Marans have been recognized by the American Poultry Association (APA). Marans (there is always an...
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