chicken breeds

what is the chicken breeds ?

Chicken breeds; For thousands of years, combined factors for geographical isolation and selection of desired features are regional species with different physical and behavioral characteristics transferred to their offspring.

The physical features used when distinguishing chicken breeds are size, feather color, comb type, skin color, number of toes, amount of feathers, egg color and place of origin.

They are also roughly reserved for primary use,

  • for eggs
  • for meat or ornament
  • dual purpose

In the 21st century, chickens are usually raised according to predetermined breed standards set by management bodies.

  • British Poultry Standard
  • Standard of Excellence,
  • Australian Poultry Standard
  • American Bantam Associationbantam fowl

We as We examined chicken breeds in two main categories.

Large poultry can be found in small size and vice versa. Where there is only a small size, these are called ‘Real Bantams’.

There is another classification made with “hard” and “soft” feather breeds. hard feather breeds are ‘Game’ variants, historically cock-fighting birds.

We have prepared a list of the most popular chicken breeds from A-Z on our website.


Orpington Bantam

The Orpington Bantam represent a stately bantam with excellent characteristics. They were originally bred around 1912 in Leipzig. So it has been around for...


Sebright Bantam

This little charming bantam hen is special in many ways. The name comes from its originator, the English nobleman Sir John Saunders Sebright, who lived from...


Welsummer bantams

Welsummer bantams originated in England by crossing Old English Game bantams and Rhode Island bantams with Welsummer bantams that are too small; later, German...

Large Fowl

Rhineland Chicken

Rhineland chicken was bred by a managing director of the Pfeifer & Langen sugar factory. His goal was to breed a sturdy chicken that would survive harsh...