La Flèche chicken is a rare breed today, but has been available in France since 1660. Its name comes from the town of La Flèche in the Sarthe valley. It is a...
Standard chickens – Large Fowl
Standard chickens are large-sized chickens, which are usually raised for meat production. Almost all of them are in a small version ( bantam )
The large chicken breeds are divided into six classes
- All Other Standard Breeds
Assendelfter chickens and similar local chickens were very common as laying hens in the Zaan region and Waterland. According to some, the breed is the origin...
It is one of the oldest chicken breeds in Germany. The name Schlotterkam comes from the chicken’s unusual crest. The bird is from Bergisches Land in the...
Houdan chickens were once primarily bred in Paris for meat-loving customers. The aim was to raise a fast growing, heavy chicken with excellent meat quality...
German Faverolles chicken has its origins in France. A broiler chicken was bred there in the mid-19th century, and the Dorking, Brahma, and Houdan breeds were...