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Chicken Breeds

Chitri Chicken, Kalahandi Barred, Kalahandi

Registered Accession number: Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Nuapada especially Komna blocks of Nuapada district of Odisha Morphological characters Body: Well-balanced, medium in size, round and flat at
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Kadaknath Chicken, Kala masi

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_1000_KADAKNATH_12009 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Dhar and Jhabua districts of Madhya Pradesh. The breed is locally called Kala (Black) masi (flesh) because of...
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Harringhata Black Chicken

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_2100_HARRINGHATABLACK_12008 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Reared throughout West Bengal Morphological characters Morphometric traits Body weight: Cock - 1.5 kg, hen – 1.2 kg Production traits Annual egg production...
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Hansli Chicken

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_1500_HANSLI_12018 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj district in Orissa. Morphological characters Body: Fairly long, rectangular, deep and well rounded. Plumage: predominantly black in colour....
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Gujuri Chicken

Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Baripada and Khunta blocks of Mayurbhanj district in Odisha Morphological characters Body: Fairly long, rectangular, broad, deep, well-proportioned body Body Plumage: Plumage colour varies...
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Gramapriya Chicken

Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Developed by Project Directorate on Poultry, Hyderabad. Gramapriya a layer type variety developed for free range farming in rural and tribal...
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Ghagus Chicken

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_0108_GHAGUS_12007 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Kolar and Bangalore districts of Karnataka, Chittoor and Anantapur districts of Andhra Pradesh. This breed might has derived...
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Dumasil Chicken

Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Karaya and Jashipur blocks of Mayurbhanj district in Odisha Morphological characters Body: Fairly large sized; the back of body presents a slightly convex...
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Daothigir Chicken

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_0200_DAOTHIGIR_12006 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Kokarajhar, Bongaigaon, Barpeta, Dhuburi and Nalbari districts of Assam. The breed derives its name from the name of...
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Danki Chicken, Dinki, Denki

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_0100_DANKI_12005 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Vizianagaram, Vishakhapatnam and Srikakulam Districts of Andra Pradesh. Local people call these birds by different names on the...
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Chittagong Chicken, Chittong, Malay

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_1319_CHITTAGONG_12004 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: North Eastern states of India bordering Bangladesh. Morphological characters Body: Large Shoulders: Broad with slight narrow loins. Body Plumage: (Frizzled/Normal) Plumage (colour): Standard...
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Euskal Oiloa Naked Neck Chicken

Synonyms: Leposoila Type: Dual purpose Country: Spain Origin: It is rustic breed from Basque villages in Spain. Morphological characters Comb type: Single Comb size: Medium Ear lobe colour: Red Eyes: Chestnut Body: Medium to...
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White Transylvanian Naked Neck Chicken Breed

Country: Transylvania (Romania), Hungary Distribution: Ancestors of the present-day Hungarian breeds were brought into the Carpathian basin from Asia in the ninth century and later mixed...
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Speckled Transylvanian Naked Neck Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Hungarian Speckled, Kendermagos erdélyi kopasznyakú Living status: Under conservation by Hungarian Chicken Conservation Programme Country: Transylvania (Romania), Hungary Origin: This type of chicken was first mentioned as...
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Black Transylvanian Naked Neck Chicken Breed

Country: Transylvania (Romania), Hungary Distribution: Ancestors of the present-day Hungarian breeds were brought into the Carpathian basin from Asia in the ninth century and later mixed...
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Blue Transylvanian Naked Neck Chicken Breed

Country: Transylvania (Romania), Hungary Morphological characters Neck: Unfeathered, red in colour Shanks/legs: Close to black. Morphometeric traits Body weight: Cock: 2.5 - 3.0 kg, Hen: 2.0 - 2.5 kg Reproductive Traits Age...
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Transylvanian Naked Neck Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Naked Neck Turken, Kaalnek Class: Asiatic Type: Dual type Popular varieties: Black, white, cuckoo, buff, red, and blue in the United Kingdom and black, white, buff, and...
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Frizzled Transylvanian Naked Neck Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Frizzle Turken Chickne Country: Transylvania (Romania). Origin: Frizzle is a mutant in the chicken in which the feathers grow so that they curve outward, instead of...
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Kaalnekke Naked Neck Chicken

Synonyms: Kaalnek hoenders Country: South Afrcia Morphometeric traits Body weight: Cock: 3.6 kg, Hen: 2.7 kg Production traits Egg shell colour: Creamy brown Weight of an egg: Medium sized Temperament: They are...
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Ontong Java Naked Neck chicken

Popular varieties: Black, Golden Country: Solomon Islands (Melanesia subregion of Oceania in the western Pacific Ocean). Distribution: Ontong Java Atoll Island Left: Black Ontong Java Naked Neck Hen, Right:...
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Molo Moshunu Naked Neck Chicken

Country: Kenya Distribution: Reared by Kikuyu community in Turi region, Molo district. Morphological characters Plumage (colour): The plumage colour varies from black, to white, red or blue. Morphometeric traits Body...
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Kabyle Naked Neck Chicken

Country: Algeria   Only 4.0 percent birds are naked neck....
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Giant Malagasy Naked Neck Fowl

Synonyms: Comoros Isles Junglefowl, Pigmoid Comoros Naked Neck Fowl Country: Madagascar Island (Africa) Origin: According to one theory, they were present in Madagascar as early as 200...
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Madagascar Naked Neck Chicken

Synonyms: Malgache, Madagascar Game Fowl Living status: Rare Country: Madagascar (Africa) Distribution: Island Madagascar, east of the African coast. They have fewer feathers as compared to European naked...
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African Naked Neck Chicken

Type: Dual purpose Country: South Africa Origin: The origin of the Naked Neck breed is controversial, but the breed was probably introduced by early traders from Malaysia...
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Naked Neck Chicken (Indian Subcontinent) Breed

Synonyms: Deshi Naked Neck (Bangladesh), Ganji (Pakistan); Bengali Naked Neck; Native Naked Neck Type: Dual-purpose Country: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan Origin: Believed to be originated in the Indus Valley...
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Banat Naked Neck Chicken

Synonyms: Banatski gološijan; Erdeljski golosijan, Erdelj Naked neck Type: Dual-purpose Living status: Endangered Country: Serbia and Montenegro Origin: One of the first naked necks to arise in Europe. Said...
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Slavonian Naked Neck Chicken

Country: Europe Distribution: Balken Peninsula (South-eastern Europe) Plumage (colour): Colours extremely varied. Climatic adaptation: Unpretentious bird tolerating the summer heat very well....
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Lesvos Dwarf Naked Neck Chicken Breed

Type: Bantam Living status: Extremely rare; needs further research. Country: Greece. Origin: Greece, an old native breed. Morphological characters General shape and carriage: Slender built, dwarf but larger than true...
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Mewari Chicken Breed

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_1700_ MEWARI_12016 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Central and Southern part of Rajasthan Morphological characters Morphometric traits Body weight: Cock 1.9 kg, hen 1.2 kg Production traits Annual...
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Salmon Faverolles Chicken Breed

Faverolles Chicken Main; British Faverolles Chicken Breed; Clear Faverolles Chicken Breed; Favoris Chicken Breed; German Faverolles Chicken Breed; Kashmir Faverolla Chicken Breed; Salmon Faverolles Chicken...
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Kashmir Faverolla Chicken Breed

Faverolles Chicken Main; British Faverolles Chicken Breed; Clear Faverolles Chicken Breed; Favoris Chicken Breed; German Faverolles Chicken Breed; Kashmir Faverolla Chicken Breed; Salmon Faverolles Chicken...
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German Faverolles Chicken Breed

Faverolles Chicken Main; British Faverolles Chicken Breed; Clear Faverolles Chicken Breed; Favoris Chicken Breed; German Faverolles Chicken Breed; Kashmir Faverolla Chicken Breed; Salmon Faverolles Chicken...
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Favoris Chicken Breed

Faverolles Chicken Main; British Faverolles Chicken Breed; Clear Faverolles Chicken Breed; Favoris Chicken Breed; German Faverolles Chicken Breed; Kashmir Faverolla Chicken Breed; Salmon Faverolles Chicken...
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Clear Faverolles Chicken Breed

Faverolles Chicken Main; British Faverolles Chicken Breed; Clear Faverolles Chicken Breed; Favoris Chicken Breed; German Faverolles Chicken Breed; Kashmir Faverolla Chicken Breed; Salmon Faverolles Chicken...
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British Faverolles Chicken Breed

Faverolles Chicken Main; British Faverolles Chicken Breed; Clear Faverolles Chicken Breed; Favoris Chicken Breed; German Faverolles Chicken Breed; Kashmir Faverolla Chicken Breed; Salmon Faverolles Chicken...
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Faverolles Chicken

Country: France, Germany, England, India Popular varieties: The important varieties or breeds are: British Faverolles Chicken Breed Clear Faverolles Chicken Breed Favoris Chicken Breed German Faverolles Chicken Breed Kashmir Faverolla Chicken...
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Buckeye Chicken Breed

Class: All Other Comb Clean Legged, American. Country: America Origin: These birds were produced by Mrs. Metcalf in the late 1880’s, by crossing her Barred Rocks hens...
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Brakel Chicken Breed

Type: Meat, egg (rare) Popular varieties: Gold, silver Country: Belgium Origin: Old since 15th century. Distribution: Southern part of East-Flanders (western Belgium) which was once popular from the north...
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Brahma Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Brahma Pootra, Burnham, Gray Chittagong, Shanghai Class: Asiatic Type: Meat Popular varieties: Buff, Dark, Light. Origin: Originated from India around the Brahma Putra River. There has been considerable...
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Brabanconne Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Brabants Hoen, Houpette, Topman Popular varieties: Most popular varieties are quail, blue quail, silver quail and black. Other recognized varieties are blue silver quail, white,...
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Bosvoorde Bearded Bantam Chicken Breed

Living status: Rare Country: Belgium Origin: Named after the village "Watermael-Bosvoorde" Distribution: Rumpless variety of Watermael Bearded chicken Morphological characters Comb colour: Red Beard: Yes Tail: Tail-less Rump: Rumpless...
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Boschveld Chicken Breed

Country: Africa Origin: A cross between three breeds from Africa: Venda, Metabele and Ovambo. Morphological characters Reproductive Traits Age at first egg: 20 weeks Production traits Annual egg production (numbers): 240...
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Booted Bantam Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Dutch Booted Bantam, Sabelpoot, Dutch: Nederlandse sabelpootkriel, German: Federfübige Zwerghühner Class: Feather Legged   Type: Bantam Living status: Rare Popular varieties: Barred, Black, Blue, Buff, Cuckoo, Columbian, Gray, Golden...
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Bohemian Fowl-Golden Penciled Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Bohemian gold speckled hen,Czech Gold Brindled Country: Czech Republic Distribution: Throughout Bohemia until 1850, crossed with imported breeds since 1913. Regenerated after 1945. Morphological characters Body:  Double laced...
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Blond Empordanesa Chicken Breed

Living status: Conservation Popular varieties: Red, blonde, yellow, white Country: Spain Origin: Catalan districts of the Empordà (Spain) Distribution: The recovery of these chickens was begun in 1982 by...
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Black Shoumenska Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Shoumenska Living status:       Critical Country: Bulgaria Distribution: Central Bulgaria; Stara Zagora Morphological characters Plumage (colour): Black with green shade Comb colour: Red, in some melanin pigmentation Comb type: Single Comb size:...
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Black Copper Maran Chicken Breed

Popular varieties: Black Copper, Wheaten and Cuckoo Country: France Origin: Marans, town of the Atlantic coast, near La Rochelle (France). Morphological characters Body: Cock: strong, fairly long and wide...
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Black Bone Chicken Breed

Living status: Its numbers are below 1000 head so it at risk of extinction. Popular varieties: There are two types of black bone chickens in Laos....
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Bionda Piemontese Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Cappone di Morozzo Type: Dual-purpose meat/eggs Living status: Very few in number i.e. few hundreds. Subjected to a strong reduction in population size and were frequently...
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