Chicken Breeds

The A-Z of Chicken Breeds and Choosing the Perfect One

Ameraucana

Primary Use
Eggs
Temperament
Broody
Egg Size
Medium
Egg Color
Blue
Annual Egg Production
250

The Ameraucana is an American breed of domestic chicken. ...

American Game

Primary Use
Exhibition
Temperament
Hardy
Egg Size
Medium
Egg Color
Brown
Annual Egg Production
80

The American Game is an American breed of game fowl, chic...

Ancona

Primary Use
Eggs
Temperament
Active
Egg Size
Large
Egg Color
White
Annual Egg Production
180

The Ancona is a breed of chicken which originated in the ...

Andalusian

Primary Use
Eggs
Temperament
Active
Egg Size
Large
Egg Color
White
Annual Egg Production
160

The Blue Andalusian chicken was recognized in the America...

Araucana

Primary Use
Eggs
Egg Color
Blue
Annual Egg Production
250

The Araucana is a breed of domestic chicken from Chile. I...

Aseel

Primary Use
Exhibition
Temperament
Aggressive
Egg Size
Small
Egg Color
Light brown
Annual Egg Production
40

The Asil or Aseel is an Indian breed or group of breeds o...

Australorp

Primary Use
Dual
Temperament
Hardy
Egg Size
Large
Egg Color
Brown
Annual Egg Production
260

The Australorp is a large, heavy bird with close-fitting,...

Ayam Cemani

Temperament
Flighty
Egg Color
White
Annual Egg Production
60

The Ayam Cemani is a rare breed of chicken from Indonesia...

Barnevelders

Primary Use
Eggs
Temperament
Calm friendly
Egg Size
Large
Egg Color
Dark brown
Annual Egg Production
180

The Barnevelder is a Dutch breed of domestic chicken. It ...

Belgian Bearded d’Anver

Primary Use
Ornamental
Temperament
Docile
Egg Size
Small
Egg Color
Cream
Annual Egg Production
250

The Barbu d'Anvers, Dutch: Antwerpse baardkriel, is a bre...

Belgian Bearded D’Uccle

Primary Use
Ornamental
Temperament
Docile
Egg Size
Small
Egg Color
Cream
Annual Egg Production
100

The Barbu d'Uccle or Belgian d'Uccle, Dutch: Ukkelse Baar...

Booted (Non-bearded)

Primary Use
Exhibition
Temperament
Docile
Egg Size
Small
Egg Color
White

The Booted Bantam or Dutch Booted Bantam is a European br...

Brahma

Primary Use
Dual
Temperament
Docile
Egg Size
Large
Egg Color
Brown
Annual Egg Production
150

The Brahma is an American breed of chicken. It was develo...

Buckeye

Primary Use
Dual
Temperament
Forager
Egg Size
Medium
Egg Color
Brown
Annual Egg Production
200

The Buckeye is an American breed of chicken. It was creat...

Campine

Primary Use
Eggs
Temperament
Active
Egg Size
Medium
Egg Color
White
Annual Egg Production
160

The Campine is a breed of domestic chicken originating in...