The Welsummer Chicken is a Dutch breed developed in the 1900’s and it was named after the village of Welsum in Holland. It is a large size dual purpose chicken breed. But the Welsummer chicken breed was originally developed in the area along the river Ysel to the north of Deventer, Holland.
Brahma chicken is actually an Asiatic chicken breed. It is among the large chicken breeds which was developed in the United States from very large breeds imported from the Chinese port of Shanghai. This breed was the principal meat chicken breed in the United States from the 1850s until about 1930. Nowadays,
The Orpington chicken breed was originally developed in England in 1886. It was named as ‘Orpington’ after the town of Orpington, Kent, in south-east England. It was developed mainly to be an excellent layer with good meat quality. Now Orpington chickens are wonderful dual purpose bird and among the top choices for
Rhode Island Red chicken is an American dual purpose chicken breed which was developed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts in the mid 1840s. Rhode Island Red chickens are good egg layers but can be raised for both meat and eggs production. They are also good as show bird. This breed is among
The Ameraucana chicken is an American domestic chicken breed which was developed in the United States in the 1970s. This breed was developed by a few people who were trying to standardize the Araucana breed. The Ameraucana was bred from chickens from a South American country (Chile) that carried the blue egg
Speckled Sussex chicken is a dual purpose breed which originated in Sussex county, England in the early of 19th century. Now this chicken breed is also popular in many countries. Sussex chickens have various colors and have a bantam version (about 1/4 of original). It was bred mainly as a table bird.
Plymouth Rock chicken is a dual purpose breed suitable for both meat and eggs production. Plymouth Rock chicken originated in the United States. This breed is also known as some other name such as Rocks or Barred Rocks. It comes with a variety of colors and the birds are cold hardy and