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.

Large Fowl

Bruges Game Fowl

Bruges game fowl (Fighter) or Brugse Vechter is the oldest fighting type in Belgium. The city of Bruges in West Flanders in northeastern Belgium has been named...


Lakenfelder Bantam

There is no big difference between the Large Lakenfelder and his bantam version. The starting breeds for the creation of bantams are Vorwerk bantam, German...

Large Fowl

La Flèche chickens

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...