Want to know more about the breeds of chickens we will be getting in? Read about them here to see which ones you might want or which ones will work best for you.
**Please be aware that it is not guaranteed that each chicken breed will look exactly like the ones pictured below. It is always possible that they could be colored slightly differently.**
These are known as the "Easter Egg" chicken because they lay a variety of colored eggs including blue, green, or even pink. They come in many colors and sizes and have a good deposition, are non-aggressive, and are cold hardy.
Black Sex Link
Black Sex Links are a cross between a Rhode Island Red and a Barred Rock. They are excellent layers of large brown eggs even in the heat and cold.
Columbian Rock Cross
This breed to known for its efficiency in producing eggs in even the coldest of climates. They also have a calm, good-natured disposition. It lays cream-colored brown eggs.
Dark Brahmas have a very calm temperament which make them a popular choice for pets. They are well known for their feathered feet. They are dependable layers of brown eggs.
Golden Laced Wyandottes
Wyandottes are docile and easy going chickens. They do well in confinement and are hardy in the winter. They are good producers of brown eggs.
Light Brahmas have a quiet and tame personality and are hardy in the winter. They are well known for their feathered feet and are dependable layers of large brown eggs.
Partridge Rocks are very friendly and can withstand cold weather. They are very dependable layers of brown eggs.
Rhode Island Red
Rhode Island Reds are one of the best and dependable layers in terms of the number of large brown eggs. They generally have an easygoing personality.
Barred Plymouth Rock
Plymouth Rocks are historically one of the most popular breeds in the U.S. It became popular because of its hardiness, docility, broodiness, and excellent production of brown eggs.
Buff Orpingtons are known for being very docile, which makes them good pets. These are a very nice quiet breed and lay lots of nice brown eggs.
Cuckoo Marans adapt and do well in confinement and are hardy in the winter. They lay the darkest eggs of any breed of chicken.
Golden Comets are one of the best for first time chicken owners. They mature early, are very quiet, and can withstand colder non-insulated coops. They are one of the finest brown egg layers.
Jersey Black Giants
Jersey Giants are very large compared to other breeds. They are very docile and easy to work with and lay dark brown eggs.
New Hampshire chickens are outstanding for their size, vigor, early maturity, and heavy egg production. They lay large brown eggs with good shell texture.
Red Cross are a hardy, quiet, and easy to handle bird. They lay rich-colored brown eggs
Silver Laced Wyandottes
Wyandottes are docile and easy going chickens. They do well in confinement and are hardy in the winter. They are heavy producers of large brown eggs.
Welsummers do well in cold weather, have a calm temperament, are intelligent, and friendly. They lay a dark reddish brown eggs which are sometimes speckled.