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

Araucana Chickens

Discovered in the 19th century among the Araucana Indians in Chile. Tailless country fowl with little fighting impact. The body should be oval when viewed from...

Large Fowl

Wyandotte Chickens

Wyandotte’s origins date back to the 19th century, when the silver-edged black variety emerged in New York state by crossing samples of silver Sebright...


Barbu Du Grubbe Bantam

The Grubbe bearded bantam ; is said to have originated around 1904 in the Grubbe bantam breeding of Antwerp bearded bantams, close to the town of Kortenberg...