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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by 19Dawn76, Oct 18, 2009.

  1. 19Dawn76

    19Dawn76 Songster

    Apr 26, 2009
    Toadsuck, AR
    I was at the state fair this week and I saw some cochins and buff orphingtons that were HUGE. I mean I have a 6 month old cochin and some 6 month old BO s but the ones I saw at the fair were like twice as big as mine.

    What is the biggest breed of chicken?

  2. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    I have heard that the Jersey Giants are the largest, but I think there a few breeds that are comparable in size to the JGs.

    Here's a similar thread from a while back that has great info.
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2009
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    My largest hen is a Delaware.

    My largest roo is a Partridge Cochin.

    I'm going to be getting a mate for him on Thursday...
  4. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    Quote:Yeah, I thought Jersy's were it.

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