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


White Faced Black Spanish Chicken

White Faced Black Spanish chicken is one of the oldest Mediterranean breeds which originated in Spain. Once this chicken breed also known as ‘Clown Chickens’, ‘the Fowls of Seville’, and ‘Clown Faced Chickens’. White Faced Black Spanish chicken has glossy black plumage and is closely related to the Castilian and Minorca chicken


Sicilian Buttercup Chicken

Sicilian Buttercup chicken originated from the Italian island of Sicily. It is a pretty rare breed and popular mainly for it’s beauty, rich coloring and glorious golden feathering. The name comes from the unusual cup shaped comb. This chicken breed was first imported to the United States in 1835, to Britain and


Penedesenca Chicken

Penedesenca chicken is mainly known for it’s unique appearance and dark brown eggs. It was originated form the Catalonia region of Spain in the first half of the 20th century. Penedesenca chicken was developed from the native barnyard chickens which were known for producing dark eggs. It’s a rare breed and by


Orloff Chicken

Orloff chicken is an ancient dual purpose breed. Previously Orloff chicken was considered to be a Russian breed. But modern research has discovered that the breed first appeared and developed in the Persian Gulf area. And then distributed across Asia and Europe by the 17th century. The name of this breed comes