Chicken Breeds

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

Catalana

Primary Use
Eggs
Temperament
Active
Egg Size
Medium
Egg Color
Pink
Annual Egg Production
210

The Catalana, Catalan: Pota Blava, Spanish: Gallina del P...

Chantecler

Primary Use
Dual
Temperament
Calm friendly
Egg Size
Large
Egg Color
Light brown

The Chantecler is a breed of chicken originating in Canad...

Cinnamon Queen

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

The Cinnamon Queen is an American hybrid cross of a Rhode...

Cochin

Primary Use
Exhibition
Temperament
Calm friendly
Egg Size
Medium
Egg Color
Brown
Annual Egg Production
100

The Cochin is a breed of large domestic chicken. It deriv...

Cornish

Primary Use
Meat
Temperament
Aggressive
Egg Size
Small
Egg Color
Blue green

The Indian Game is a British breed of game chicken, now r...

Crevecoeur

Primary Use
Dual
Temperament
Active
Egg Size
Medium
Egg Color
White
Annual Egg Production
120

Origins: The Crevecoeur is from the region around Normand...

Cubalaya

Primary Use
Dual
Temperament
Forager
Egg Size
Small
Egg Color
Light brown
Annual Egg Production
130

The Cubalaya is a Cuban breed of domestic chicken. It is ...

Delaware

Primary Use
Eggs
Temperament
Docile
Egg Size
Large
Egg Color
Brown

The Delaware is a breed of chicken originating in the U.S...

Dominique

Primary Use
Dual
Temperament
Docile
Egg Size
Large
Egg Color
Brown

The Dominique is an American breed of chicken, characteri...

Dorking

Primary Use
Dual
Temperament
Docile
Egg Size
Medium
Egg Color
White

The Dorking is a British breed of domestic chicken. It is...

Dutch

Primary Use
Exhibition
Egg Size
Small
Egg Color
Light brown

The Dutch Bantam is a breed of bantam chicken originating...

Easter Egger

Primary Use
Eggs
Temperament
Docile
Egg Size
Medium
Egg Color
Blue green
Annual Egg Production
200

The Easter Egger is an American hybrid or mixed-breed chi...

Favorelles

Primary Use
Dual
Temperament
Docile
Egg Size
Medium
Egg Color
Light brown

The Faverolles is a French breed of chicken. The breed wa...

Fayoumi

Primary Use
Eggs
Temperament
Flighty
Egg Size
Medium
Egg Color
Tinted
Annual Egg Production
150

The Fayoumi or Egyptian Fayoumi is an Egyptian breed of c...

Hamburg

Primary Use
Exhibition
Temperament
Docile
Egg Size
Medium
Egg Color
White

The Hamburg, Dutch: Hollands hoen, German: Hamburger, is ...