Introduction to the chicken guide

  1. Here you can see the name of the breed. If the breed comes in several color varieties, the featured color on the illustration is mentioned under the name of the breed
  2. Illustration of the male in a typical color for the breed
  3. Illustration of the female in a typical color for the breed
  4. Illustration of the egg color
  5. Type of breed. E.g. light, heavy, true bantam or landrace
  6. The average weight of the eggs of this breed
  7. The average number of eggs a year from a healthy hen of this breed
  8. A short presentation of the origin of the breed
  9. Characteristics of the breed
  10. The color varieties for this breed
  11. Breed facts. Type, weight hen, weight rooster, egg weight and color and average number of eggs a year for a healthy hen
  12. Tags for this breed shows other related breeds. E.g. French breeds, green egg breeds etc.
  13. Shows previous breed description alphabetically
  14. Shows next breed description alphabetically
  15. Search for breeds by their names
  16. Latest posted breed descriptions. More descriptions are added frequently
  17. Sort breeds by type, country or region
  18. Sort by tags
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