list of most popular chicken breeds?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by boykin2010, Dec 27, 2010.

  1. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is there a list of the most popular chicken breeds? Maybe there is a list of chicken breeds by population.
    like for example 1. 2,000,475 cornish chickens in the world.
    Do any of you know of a website or actually know yourselves what are the worlds most popular chicken breeds? I am very bored and very interested in what the answer is...
    My guess for the number one on the list would probably be white leghorns because they are used in egg-factories or cornish because we eat A LOT of chicken in this world
     
  2. Country Heart

    Country Heart City Girl With A

    Maybe you could start a chicken census [​IMG]

    Tracy
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Cornish crosses. [​IMG] Real Cornish, also known as Indian Games, are very different and hardly as common.


    I don't know of an actual census or statistics, however the ALBC counts the pops of different breeds in the US and ranks their rarity. . .

    Personally I think Production Reds and Sex Links are the most common. . . Leghorns are going down in numbers because of the whole "brown eggs are better" myth, which most people find to be a truth.
     
  4. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    o ok i was just bored and wondering the answer...
     

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