Cubalaya Chicken

Cubalaya Chicken is an extremely rare breed which originated in Cuba. It is a gorgeous and popular show breed and has triple purpose qualities. It is mainly kept in Cuba and some other areas for ornamental, meat and eggs production purpose. In the United States, Cubalaya chickens are typically kept for exhibition


Chantecler Chicken

Chantecler chicken is the first chicken breed developed in Canada. A monk from Quebec created this dual purpose chicken breed around the 1900s. Brother Wilfrid Chatelain (the monks of the Cistercian Abbey in Oka, Quebec) and his fellow monks wanted to create a practical chicken breed which is vigorous and of rustic


California Gray Chicken

California Gray chicken is an American breed developed by James Dryden during the 1930s. The name came from the California state, USA. It’s a dual purpose chicken breed which is suitable for meat production and also lay large white eggs. California Gray chicken breed was developed by crossing White Leghorns with Barred


Buckeye Chicken

Buckeye chicken is a dual purpose breed which originated from Ohio, United States. The breed was developed by Mrs. Nettie Metcalf and named from Ohio’s nickname of “Buckeye State”. This is the only chicken breed known to have been developed by a woman. And Buckeye chicken is also the only one in


Braekel Chicken

Braekel chicken is one of the oldest European chicken breeds. It is also known as Brakel, Everyday Layer, Nuns Hen, Farmyard Hen and The Grey Neck. Braekel chicken is a dual purpose breed and originated from the Brakel region of Belgium. This chicken breed was very popular and was available on every


Ixworth Chicken

Ixworth chicken is an English breed which originated in the village of Ixworth in Suffolk, England. It was developed during the 1930s by Reginald Appleyard and named for the village of ‘Ixworth’. Ixworth chicken was created as a fast growing and high quality meat breed with reasonable laying abilities. It was bred


Easter Egger Chicken

Easter Egger chicken is not a breed of chicken. It’s a variety of chicken that does not conform to any breed standard defined in the American Poultry Association’s standards. Actually any chicken that possesses the “blue egg” gene, but doesn’t fully meet any breed standards is an Easter Egger chicken. This chicken