Chicken Breed Chart
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Ameraucana
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
Blue/Green
Pea
All Climates
Average
Aggressive
Friendly Flighty
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
American Game
Standard
Ornamental
Medium
Medium
White
Pea
All Climates
Frequent
Aggressive
Easily handled
Bears confinement
well Noisy
Ancona
Standard
Egg Layer
High
Large
White
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Wild
restless Flighty
Bears confinement
well Noisy
Shy
Andalusian
Standard
Egg Layer
High
Medium
White
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Flighty
Bears confinement
well Noisy
Appenzeller Spitzhauben
Standard
Ornamental
Medium
Medium
White
V-Shaped
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Not bear
confinementwell Calm
Quiet Shy
Docile
Araucana
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
Blue/Green
Pea
All Climates
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Bears confinement
well Quiet
Araucana
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
Blue/Green
Pea
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Flighty Bears
confinement well
Quiet
Aseel
Bantam
Ornamental
Low
Medium
Light Brown
Pea
All Climates
Frequent
Aggressive
Friendly Easily
handled Calm
Bears confinement
well Quiet
Docile
Australorp
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Brown
Single
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Shy
Docile
Barnevelder
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
Brown
Single
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Calm Bears
confinement well
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Belgian D Anver
Bantam
Ornamental
Low
Small
White
Rose
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Flighty Easily
handled
Belgian D Anver
Bantam
Ornamental
High
Small
Light Brown
Rose
All Climates
Frequent
Aggressive
Friendly Easily
handled
Belgian D Uccle
Bantam
Ornamental
Medium
Small
White
Single
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Flighty Easily
handled Calm
Bears confinement
well Docile
Booted
Bantam
Ornamental
Medium
Small
White
Single
Heat
Frequent
Friendly
Flighty Easily
handled Calm
Bears confinement
well Quiet
Brabanter
Standard
Ornamental
Medium
Large
White
V-Shaped
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Flighty Bears
confinement well
Shy
Brahma
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Large
Light Brown
Pea
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Docile
Brahma
Bantam
Dual Purpose
Medium
Small
Light Brown
Pea
Cold
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Quiet
Docile
Brahma
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Large
Light Brown
Pea
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Buckeye
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
Brown
Pea
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Wild restless
Noisy
Campine
Standard
Egg Layer
Medium
Medium
White
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Flighty
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Catalana
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Medium
White
Single
Heat
Seldom
Flighty
Shy
Chantecler
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
Light Brown
Cushion
Cold
Average
Friendly
Bears confinement
well Noisy
Cochin
Bantam
Ornamental
Medium
Small
Light Brown
Single
Cold
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Cochin
Standard
Ornamental
Medium
Small
Light Brown
Single
Cold
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Cochin
Standard
Ornamental
Medium
Medium
Light Brown
Single
Cold
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Cornish
Standard
Meat Bird
Low
Medium
Brown
Pea
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet
Cornish Cross
Standard
Meat Bird
Low
Medium
Brown
Pea
All Climates
Seldom
Calm
Bears confinement
well
Crevecoeur
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
White
V-Shaped
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Easily handled
Bears confinement
well Quiet
Docile
Cubalaya
Standard
Ornamental
Medium
Medium
Light Brown
Pea
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm
Delaware
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Brown
Single
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm
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Delaware Blue Hen
Standard
Ornamental
Low
Medium
White
Single
All Climates
Frequent
Flighty
Bears confinement
well Quiet
Shy Docile
Dominique
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Medium
Brown
Rose
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Dominique
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Medium
Brown
Rose
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Dominique
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
Light Brown
Rose
Cold
Average
Friendly
Calm Bears
confinement well
Dorking
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Large
White
Single
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Docile
Dutch
Bantam
Ornamental
Medium
Small
White
Single
All Climates
Frequent
Friendly
Flighty Easily
handled Bears
confinement well
Easter Eggers
Standard
Egg Layer
Medium
Medium
Blue/Green
Pea
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Faverolles
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
Light Brown
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Docile
Fayoumis
Standard
Ornamental
Medium
Small
White
Single
Heat
Seldom
Flighty
Frizzle
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
Light Brown
Single
All Climates
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Docile
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Hamburg
Standard
Egg Layer
High
Small
White
Rose
All Climates
Seldom
Flighty
Hamburg
Bantam
Ornamental
High
Small
White
Rose
All Climates
Seldom
Wild
restless Flighty
Holland
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
White
Single
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Docile
Houdan
Standard
Ornamental
Medium
Medium
White
V-Shaped
All Climates
Seldom
Bears
confinement well
Docile
Houdan
Bantam
Ornamental
Low
Small
White
V-Shaped
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Flighty Bears
confinement well
Quiet Shy
Hungarian Yellow
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
Light Brown
Single
All Climates
Average
Wild
restless
Japanese
Bantam
Ornamental
Medium
Small
White
Single
All Climates
Average
Wild
restless Flighty
Bears confinement
well Noisy
Shy
Java
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Brown
Single
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Calm Quiet
Docile
Jersey Giant
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Large
Light Brown
Single
Cold
Seldom
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Docile
Lakenvelder
Standard
Egg Layer
High
Small
White
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Flighty
Bears confinement
well Shy
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Langshan
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Large
Brown
Single
All Climates
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
La Fleche
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Large
Light Brown
V-Shaped
Heat
Seldom
Wild
restless Bears
confinement well
Shy
Legbar
Standard
Egg Layer
Medium
Medium
Blue/Green
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Flighty
Noisy
Leghorn
Standard
Egg Layer
High
Large
White
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Flighty
Calm Bears
confinement well
Noisy Shy
Leghorn
Standard
Egg Layer
High
Large
White
Rose
Cold
Seldom
Friendly
Flighty Bears
confinement well
Noisy Shy
Leghorn
Bantam
Ornamental
Medium
Small
White
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Flighty
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Malay
Standard
Ornamental
Low
Medium
Light Brown
Strawberry
Heat
Seldom
Aggressive
Wild restless
Flighty
Marans
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Large
Dark Brown
Single
Cold
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Docile
Marans
Standard
Egg Layer
Medium
Large
Dark Brown
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Easily handled
Bears confinement
well Quiet
Docile
Minorca
Standard
Egg Layer
High
Large
White
Single
Heat
Seldom
Friendly
Not bear
confinementwell Flighty
Shy Docile
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Modern Game
Bantam
Ornamental
Low
Small
White
Single
Heat
Frequent
Aggressive
Friendly Not
bear confinementwell
Noisy
Naked Neck-turken
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Brown
Pea
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet
New Hampshire Red
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Brown
Single
All Climates
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Bears confinement
well Noisy
Docile
Old English Game
Bantam
Ornamental
Medium
Small
Light Brown
Single
All Climates
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Docile
Orpington
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Large
Light Brown
Single
All Climates
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Bears confinement
well
Orpington
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Large
Light Brown
Single
All Climates
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Phoenix
Standard
Ornamental
Low
Small
White
Single
Heat
Average
Aggressive
Friendly Wild
restless Flighty
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Noisy Quiet
Shy Docile
Plymouth Rock
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Light Brown
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Easily handled
Bears confinement
well Docile
Polish
Standard
Ornamental
Medium
Medium
White
V-Shaped
All Climates
Seldom
Flighty
Noisy Shy
Polish
Standard
Ornamental
Medium
Medium
White
Rose
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
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Production
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Brown
Single
Heat
Average
Aggressive
Friendly Not
bear confinementwell
Flighty Easily
handled
Pyncheon
Bantam
Ornamental
Low
Small
Light Brown
Single
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Redcap
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Medium
White
Rose
All Climates
Seldom
Wild
restless Shy
Rhode Island
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Brown
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Aggressive
Friendly Easily
handled Calm
Bears confinement
well Docile
Rhode Island
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Brown
Rose
Cold
Average
Aggressive
Friendly Flighty
Easily handled
Calm Noisy
Rhode Island
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Light Brown
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Easily handled
Bears confinement
well Docile
Rhode Island White
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Brown
Rose
Cold
Average
Aggressive
Friendly Easily
handled Calm
Noisy Shy
Docile
Rosecomb
Bantam
Ornamental
Medium
Small
White
Rose
All Climates
Frequent
Easily
handled Bears
confinement well
Noisy Shy
Russian Orloff
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
White
Walnut
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet
Russian Orloff
Standard
Dual Purpose
Low
Medium
Light Brown
Walnut
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet
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Sebright
Standard
Ornamental
Low
Small
White
Rose
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Flighty Bears
confinement well
Shy
Serama
Bantam
Ornamental
Medium
Small
Light Brown
Single
Heat
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Showgirl
Bantam
Ornamental
High
Small
Light Brown
Walnut
Cold
Average
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Sicilian Buttercup
Standard
Ornamental
Low
Small
White
Buttercup
Heat
Seldom
Friendly
Wild restless
Not bear
confinementwell
Silkie
Bantam
Ornamental
Medium
Small
Light Brown
Walnut
All Climates
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Sizzle
Bantam
Ornamental
Low
Medium
Light Brown
Walnut
All Climates
Frequent
Easily
handled Calm
Docile
Star
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Brown
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Docile
Sultan
Standard
Ornamental
Low
Small
White
V-Shaped
Heat
Seldom
Friendly
Easily handled
Bears confinement
well Quiet
Sumatra
Standard
Ornamental
Medium
Medium
White
Pea
All Climates
Average
Aggressive
Wild restless
Flighty
Sussex
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Medium
Brown
Single
All Climates
Average
Friendly
Bears confinement
well Quiet
Docile
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Vorwerk
Bantam
Dual Purpose
Medium
Medium
Light Brown
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Flighty
Easily handled
Bears confinement
well
Welsummer
Standard
Dual Purpose
Medium
Large
Dark Brown
Single
Cold
Seldom
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Welsummer
Standard
Egg Layer
Medium
Medium
Dark Brown
Single
All Climates
Seldom
Friendly
Easily handled
Bears confinement
well Docile
White Faced Black Spanish
Standard
Egg Layer
Medium
Large
White
Single
Heat
Seldom
Friendly
Wild restless
Not bear
confinetment well
Flighty Easily
handled Noisy
White Faced Black Spanish
Bantam
Egg Layer
High
Small
White
Single
Heat
Seldom
Friendly
Easily handled
Bears confinement
well
Wyandotte
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Light Brown
Rose
All Climates
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Wyandotte
Standard
Dual Purpose
High
Large
Brown
Rose
Cold
Frequent
Friendly
Easily handled
Calm Bears
confinement well
Quiet Docile
Yokohama
Standard
Ornamental
Low
Small
Light Brown
Walnut
Heat
Average
Bears
confinement well
Docile