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.


Ardenner Bantam

Ardenner Bantam ; was recognized in Belgium in 1913 and was bred from poultry and english game fowl bantam around the Liège region. The Ardenner Bantam is a...


La Fleche Bantam

In the late 1950s, the La Fleche Bantam was developed with the help of German Bantam and Rheinlanders. This is a German breed and from 1973 the top animals are...


German Sperber Bantam

Deutsche Zwergsperber In addition to the great German sperber, there has also been the German sperber bantam since the 1960s. This is thanks to breeders...

Large Fowl

Ixworth Chickens

The Ixworth chickens is a British breed of domestic white chicken. It is named after the Suffolk village of Ixworth, where it was founded in 1932. It was bred...