Chicken Breeds

Breeds of Chickens

Please find all the chicken breeds from Ancona to Yokohama. We provide history, tips, characteristics and information on different breeds of chickens. Alongside other useful information you will find the chicken breeds purpose, their origin, egg color and the egg numbers.

Details of the individual breeds of chickens include the name and addresses of the chicken breeds club secretary.

Here are some tips on what chicken breed to choose

We have listed over seventy five of the more popular chicken breeds, if there is a breed of chicken that you feel we should list then please let us know.

For further information on chicken breeds we would recommend ‘Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds’

AnconaIndian Game
Pekin
AndalusianIxworth
Phoenix
Appenzeller SpitzhaubenJapanese
Plymouth Rock
Araucana
  
Jersey Giant
Polish
Asil (Aseel)
  
Ko-ShamoRedcap
AusabergerKraienkoppe
Red Stars
AustralorpLa Fleche
Rhode Island Red
Barbu De WatermaelLakenvelder
Rosecomb
Barnevelder
  
LeghornSaipan Jungle Fowl
Bearded d'AnversMalay
Scots Dumpy
Bearded d'Uccle
 
Malines
Scots Grey
Bekisar
Marans
Sebright
BelgianMarsh Daisy
Serama
Belgian-d'Everberg
Minorca
Shamo
Black StarModern GameSicilian Buttercup
Booted
Nankin

Silkie
Brabanter
 
Nankin-Shamo
Spanish
Brahma
New Hampshire Red
Sulmtaler
Brakel
Norfolk GreySultan
BresseNorth Holland Blue
Sumatra
Campine
  
Norwegian JærhøneSussex
Chantecler
Old English Game
Transylvanian Naked Neck
Cochin
Old English Pheasant FowlTomaru
Crevecoeur
 
Orloff
Tuzo
Croad LangshanOrpington
Vorwerk
Dominique
Welsummer
DorkingWyandotte
DutchYamato-Gunkei
Faverolle
Yokohama
Fayoumi
Friesian
Frizzle
German Langshan
Hamburg
Houdan