Chicken Breeds

Whether you're looking for the perfect breeds for your backyard, or you just like chickens (and who doesn't?), here are stats on dozens of breeds suitable for small flocks, including use, egg color, egg size, productivity, hardiness and more.

Click on any breed name or photo for detailed stats. To sort by attribute, simply click on the header for that attribute, 'Use' for example.

Breed Use Productivity Egg Color
Dual Purpose 4 eggs per week Light Brown
Dual Purpose 3 eggs per week Brown
Dual Purpose 3 eggs per week White
Egg Production 3 eggs per week Blue/Green
Dual Purpose 4 eggs per week Tinted
Egg Production 4 eggs per week Tinted
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