Poultry Breeds

Chicks

Ameraucana:

Also known as the "Easter Egger", Ameraucanas are popular because of their colored eggs. Due to the cross breeding, their plumage color can vary greatly.

Bantams:

Being a bantam, they are about 1/3 of the size of a standard chicken, which also means smaller eggs.

Barred Rock:

Ideal for families with kids, these birds are packed with personality. They tend to be hardy, making them ideal for cold winters.

Black Australorp:

Their feathers have a greenish tint to them. Their bodies tend to be pretty compact like a Rhode Island Red. Australorps have a laid back personality.

Black Jersey Giants:

Commonly known as the black giant, this breed originated in New Jersey in the 1880's. Giants have a lower egg production rate but are extremely friendly.

Black Minorca:

Minorcas typically are either a black or buff color. Known to be friendly, they make a good addition to any flock. Their tail will be sure to wow!

Black Sex Link:

This breed comes from Rhode Island Red female and Barred Rock males. Sex Links are primarily for egg production.

Blue Andalusian:

Andalusians are smaller birds that will lay about three eggs per week. Even being small, they will lay a fairly large white egg. They prefer to have a warmer area in the winter, and will need an indoor coop to protect them from the winter weather.

Black Sumatra:

Black Sumatras originate from Indonesia. They are a smaller bird, weighing in around 5 lbs. They have a longer tail than an average hen.

Buckeye:

This chicken was developed in Ohio. It is mixed with Cornish, Red Game, Coachins, and Plymouth rocks. They have bright red pea combs.

Buff Chantecler:

This Canadian breed is extremely hardy to cooler weather. Come the summer, they will need a shady area to keep from getting stressed.

Buff Laced Polish:

More of a show bird, Polish chickens are well liked because of the fluffy plumage on top of their heads. The Polish may also have a beard. They lay 2-3 eggs per week.

Buff Minorca:

Minorcas typically are either a black or buff color. Known to be friendly, they make a good addition to any flock. Their tail will be sure to wow!

Buff Orpington:

Orpingtons tend to be one of the more broody birds, making excellent mothers. They are a docile, larger bird making them versatile for any flock.

California White:

They are a cross between California Grey males and White Leghorn Females. California Whites lay about 300 eggs per year.

Chocolate Turkeys:

Chocolate Turkeys will naturally reproduce. Their plumage is a dark brown color. Toms can reach 33 lbs. Females can reach 18 lbs.

Cochin:

Instead of standard feathers, they have long soft plumage and under fluff. They are well known because they grow fancy feathers on their feet.

Chantecler:

This Canadian breed is extremely hardy to cooler weather. Come the summer, they will need a shady area to keep from getting stressed.

Columbian Wyandotte:

Wyandottes are a consistant egg layer, cold hardy, and have a docile temperament.

Cornish Rock:

Primary use of this bird is for meat. Males can reach an 6lbs in 6 weeks. Plumage is solid white with few black spots.

Crevecoeur:

This French developed breed is thought to have been developed from the polish breed of chicken. Crevecoeurs are a more active breed, thriving with a larger pen, or free range time.

Cuckoo Maran:

They are known to lay "chocolate" colored eggs. Their plumage coloring is extremely similar to a Barred Rock. They have slight feathering down the shanks of their legs.

Dominique:

Known to be hardy to hot and cold weather, Dominiques are one of the oldest native chickens to North America. They look similar to Barred Rocks, with a longer tail.

Gold Sex Link:

This breed comes from Rhode Island Red males and Rhode Island White females. Sex links are primarily for egg production.

Golden Laced Polish:

More of a show bird, Polish chickens are well liked because of the fluffy plumage on top of their heads. They lay 2-3 eggs per week.

Indian Red Jungle Fowl:

Indian Jungle Fowl are slightly smaller than a standard chicken, but bigger than a bantam chicken. They will lay between 250-300 eggs per year. They can and will fly to roost if allowed.

Iowa Blue:

Iowa Blues are almost true to their name. They originate in Iowa, although do not carry a true "blue" color. Iowa Blues are typically great foragers.

Japanese Bantams:

These are a true form of Bantam, with no standard sizing. They have short legs, and a tall fan like tail. They are a friendly breed that can easily be tamed by kids as a companion. Being a bantam, they are about 1/4 - 1/3 of the size of a standard chicken, which also means smaller eggs.

La Fleche:

They have a "V" shaped comb that looks likes horns. They are a medium sized bird that like to roost in trees when given the chance.

Light Brahma:

Brahmas are known to be a docile, attractive bird making it one of the popular show birds. Feathers on their feet makes this bird unique to most others.

Mottled Houdan:

Houdans are a docile bird that make great pets. They are a crested bird, and would prefer the shade to keep cool. Supervised free range time is recommended, due to their blocked vision from the sky.

Mottled Java:

Javas are known to be a pretty bird. Females have long tails. They will be a hardy, docile bird, laying about 150 eggs per year.

New Hampshire Red:

Their bodies tend to be short and compact with a short single comb. Plumage tends to be slightly lighter than a Rhode Island Red.

Naked Neck:

Although a little funky looking, Naked Necks are an easily tamed bird. Due to their bare necks, they are tolerant to the heat.

Production Red:

They were bred to be an egg layer. They will lay up to 300 eggs per year.

Red Sex Link:

This breed comes from Rhode Island Red males and Delaware White females. Sex links are primarily for egg production.

Red Shoulder Yokohama:

Originally from Japan, this breed has become popular in the US because of their long tails. Tails can reach 2-3 feet long. Due to their long tails, Yokos like to roost 3-4 feet high.

Rhode Island Red:

Rhode Islands are one of the more popular birds for a back yard hobbyist due to their egg yield, as well as their nice appearance.

Saipan Jungle Fowl:

Saipan Jungle Fowl can reach up to three feet tall, and take three years to fully mature. They do not lay many eggs, but make a unique addition to a flock.

Silkie:

Their fluffy appearing plumage makes them unique and sought after. Silkies are known to have five toes where as most breeds of poultry have four.

Silver Laced Polish:

More of a show bird, Polish chickens are well liked because of their fluffy plumage on top of their heads.

Silver Laced Wyandotte:

Wyandottes are a slower growing bird with a laced plumage pattern. They are known to be a more docile bird to add to your flock.

Silver Spangled Spitzhauben:

Spitzhaubens (Appenzeller) are a smaller bird that love to have time to free range. They love to climb, roost in trees, and be active through out the day.

Spangled Russian Orloff:

Theses are a hardy bird for the cold weather. They have small combs, and large bodies. They tend not to be a broody bird.

Speckled Sussex:

They are a very curious bird that will love your attention! They are a dual purpose bird, that will do well with cold winters.

Sultan:

Sultans have feathered feet. The rest of their body has a thicker layer of feathers, making them hardy for a cooler climate, but requiring shade in the summer. Sultans tend to be impressionable towards humans, and make a great companion!

Welsummer:

Being a more rare breed, Welsummers are sought after for laying a dark brown "chocolate" colored egg. They have a partridge feather pattern with flecks of gold color in their neck feathers.

White Crested Black Polish:

Straight Run: More of a show bird, Polish chickens are well liked because of their fluffy plumage on top of their heads. They lay 2-3 eggs per week.

White Faced Black Spanish:

These birds will be primarily a solid black color through their body with a white face. The white in their face may not appear until after their first molt. They lay between 160-200 eggs per year.

White Leghorn:

Used solely for egg production, Leghorns are one of the most consistent egg laying breeds. They lay between 4-6 eggs per week.

White Rock:

Ideal for families with kids, these birds are packed with personality. They tend to be hardy, making them ideal for cold winters.

Gamebirds

Chukar

Assorted Guinea Keets

Ringneck Pheasant:

They will reach their mature weight at 23 weeks old. They will yield around 2 lbs. of meat.

Bourbon Red Turkeys:

Their plumage is mixed with different shades of red, brown and white. Toms can reach 33 lbs. Females can reach 18 lbs.

Bronze Turkeys

Blue Slate Turkeys

Assorted Goslings

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