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Big bone Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Zhuanghe Chicken, Dagu Chicken Type: Meat purpose Country: China Origin: Liaoning province (China). Distribution: Zhuanghe county, Liaoning (China) since 200 years. Morphological characters Body: "S" shaped, burly physique; heavy-sized Comb colour:
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Bielefelder Kennhuhn Chicken Breed

Type: Dual purpose Country: Italy, German Distribution: An autosexing German breed that constantly lays very large brown eggs. It was created in the 1970 by Gerd Roth...
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Bianca di Saluzzo Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Bianca di Cavour Type: Dual-purpose breed 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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Bergische Kraher Chicken Breed

Type: Dual-purpose breed Living status: Endangered Country: Germany Origin: The breed was probably imported during the Crusades from Southeastern Europe. According to an ancient legend the Count of...
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Barbu de Watermael Chicken Breed

Class: Bantam Living status: Endangered Popular varieties: Mille Fleur, Quail, White, Blue and Cuckoo Country: Belgium, Netherland Origin: The Barbu de Watermaal was developed early in the 1900s, by...
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Barbu du Grubbe Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Dutch Grubbe baardkriel Type: Bantam Living status: Critical Popular varieties: Quail, Lavender, Black, Mille Fleur, Mottled, White, Porcelain Country: Belgium Origin: Belgium Distribution: It is a version of Barbu d'Anvers;...
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Belgian Bearded D'Uccle Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Barbu D'Uccle, Mille Fleur Class: Feather Legged Type: Bantam Popular varieties: Bearded Black, Bearded Golden Neck, Bearded Mille Fleur, Bearded Mottled, Bearded Porcelain, Bearded Self Blue, Bearded...
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Barbu d'Everberg Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Dutch Everbergse Baardkriel, Belgian d'Everberg Type: True bantam Living status: Critical Country: Belgium Distribution: In Britain and in the Netherlands it is considered a variant of the Barbu...
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Belgian Bearded d'Anvers Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Antwerp Belgian, Barbu D'Anver, Quail Bantam Class: Rose Comb Clean Legged Popular varieties: Black, Blue, Cuckoo, Mille Fleur, Mottled, Porcelain, Quail, Self Blue, White. Country: Belgium, Germany Origin:...
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Beijing youkei Chicken Breed

Country: China Distribution: An’ding area, Beijing (North of China) since 250 years ago. Morphological characters Toes: 5 toes (partly) Utility: Meat and egg concurrent...
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Beijing fatty Chicken

Country: China  Home Tract: Originated in Beijing. It is distributed in Chaoyang, Beijing (China). It is an ancient breed of chicken. Morphological characters Body: Heavy-sized Utility: Meat and egg...
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Barnevelder Chicken Breed

Class: Continental Type: Dual purpose Popular varieties: Double lace partridge, white, black, brown, partridge, blue and double laced blue. Country: Netherlands, Australia Origin: The breed arose when local farmyard...
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Barbezieux Chicken Breed

Type: Meat type Country: France Origin: A very tall rare French meat chicken. This is one of the tallest European breeds. Morphological characters Comb colour: Red Comb type: Single Wattles: Red Ear...
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Bursa Chicken, Desi

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_0411_BUSRA_12003 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Dhule Nandurbar Nasik districts of Maharashtra, and Surat, The Dangs in Gujarat. Local birds in the Busra breeding...
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Bandara Chicken Breed

Type: Layer and Meat Country: Bangkok Origin: Named after ‘Bandara’, a village that is considered a sector of El-Gimmizah Agriculture Research Center. The White Cornish and the...
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Baier Chicken Breed

Type: Layer Country: China. Origin: Jiangxi province (China). Distribution: Main original area: Shangrao city, Jiangxi (China). Morphological characters Body: Light-sized. Body Plumage (Frizzled/Normal): Plumage (colour): Yellow in colour. Ear lobe colour: White. Beak:...
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Baheji Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Synonyms: Baheij Origin: It was named after “Baheij”, the nearest village to Borg-El-Arab. Developed in Borg-El-Arab Poultry Research Station, Matrouh. The Silver Montazah and Alexandria were...
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Azerbaijan Sultan Chicken

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Synonyms: Azerbaijan Crested chicken, Azeri Crested, Azeri Sultan, Azerbaijan Tarbiz Country: Azerbaijan (Iran) Origin: Tabriz City and north-eastern Azerbaijan. Morphological characters Crested/Plain: Puff crest Comb colour: Red Comb type: V-comb Wattles: Red Ear...
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Azerbaijan Marandi Chicken

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Country: Azerbaijan (Iran) Morphological characters Plumage (colour): Black Comb colour: Red Comb type: Single Ear lobes: Red Shanks/legs: Feathered...
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Azerbaijan Chicken

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Synonyms: Iranian native fowl Type: Dual purpose i.e. egg and meat Country: Azerbaijan (Iran) Morphometeric traits Body weight Cock: 2.5-3.0 kg Hen: 1.8-2.5 kg Reproductive Traits Age at first egg: 4-5 months Production traits Annual...
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Croad Langshan Chicken

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Type: Layer and meat. Popular varieties: Black White. Country: Asia (China), Europe (America, Australia, England, German). Origin: Langshan district of China close to Mongolia. They are imported to...
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Ayam Cemani Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Country: Indonesia Origin: Island of Java, Indonesia and was probably in use for centuries and used for religious and mystic rites. Distribution: Also in Netherlands, Germany, Slovakia...
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Australorp Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Class: English Type: Dual type i.e. egg and meat. Popular varieties: Black, blue and white (seldom seen). Country: Australia Origin: This breed was developed in Australia, from Black Orpington,...
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Australian Pit Game Chicken

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Country: Australia Origin: Developed by British Army Officers stationed in Australia in the early 19th century as a fighting fowl. Distribution: Due to the variation in blood...
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Australian Langshan Chicken

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Popular varieties: Black, blue, white, dark brown. Country: Australia Morphological characters Body: Medium sized. Body Plumage: Close, soft and glossy. Comb size: Small Wattles: Small Ear lobes: Red Tail: Short Shanks/legs: Long, lightly feathered,...
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Australian Game Chicken

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Synonyms: Colonial, Aussie Game Type: Game Living status: Common in Australia Country: Australia Origin: Developed in the 19th century in the state of New South Wales, Australia; from a...
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Augsburger Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Synonyms: Bavarian light Living status: Rare, near extinction Popular varieties: Black, blue Country: Germany, Mongolia Origin: Established in 1880 by Julius Meyer from Haunstetten near Augsburg. Distribution: The breed originated...
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Assendelfts Hoen Groot Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Synonyms: Assendelft Fowl Country: Netherlands Origin: North of Amsterdam Morphometeric traits Body weight Cock: 1.7 kg Hen: 1.3 kg Reproductive Traits Annual egg production (numbers): 180 eggs per annum. Utility: Egg,...
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Aseel Chicken Breed

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_2615_ASEEL_12002 Class: Asiatic, All Other Standard Breeds Living status: Country: India Home Tract: A muscular breed developed 300 years ago in Indian subcontinent. The meaning...
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Araucana Chicken Breed

Synonyms: Rumpless Araucana Class: All Other Standard Breeds. Type: Laying Popular varieties: Black, black-breasted red, duckwing, golden and silver duckwing. Country: United States of America Origin: They were first bred...
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Appenzeller Barthuhner Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Living status: Very rare. Country: Switzerland Origin: North-eastern Appenzell Canton (Switzerland) Distribution: Its beard gives the breed its name - Barthuhner literally translates to Bearded Hen. Morphological characters Plumage (colour):...
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Appenzell Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Synonyms: Appenzeller, German Spitzhauben, Appenzeller Spitzhauben, Spitzhauben. Country: Switzerland Origin: Spitzhauben chicken is a very old breed from the Alpine countries. This breed has been bred in...
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Antokolka Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Country: Lithuania Origin: This breed might have originated from Poland as suggested by Hutt (1949) and confirmed by Dmitriev in 2008. Morphological characters Toes: 5 toes...
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Ankaleshwar Chicken, Gowrani, Gamthi, Desi

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_0400_ANKALESHWAR_12001 Class: Asiatic Living status: Localized in population Country: India Home Tract: Bharuch and Narmada districts of Gujarat. The named with the place where it has...
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Anka Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Type: Meat Country: China, Israel Morphometeric traits Body weight Cock: 3809±47.89 Kg Hen: 2992±51.26 Kg Reproductive Traits Egg shell colour: Tinted Any other information: It is a fast growing broiler breed....
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Andalusian Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Synonyms: Blue Andalusion Class: Mediterranean, Single Comb Clean Legged Type: Laying Popular varieties: Blue. Country: Spain Distribution: Original blue-colored fowl. Morphological characters Body: It may be large or bantam. Plumage (colour): Blue with...
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Ancona Single Comb Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Class: Mediterranean Type: Laying Living status: Farely rare Popular varieties: Single Comb Country: Italy Morphological characters Plumage (colour): Plumage is black with white tips Comb type: Single comb. The comb in hens...
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Ancona Rose Comb Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Class: Mediterranean. Living status: Farely rare. Extinct in United Kingdom. Popular varieties: Rose Comb Country: Italy Distribution: It is thought they first reached the shores of England in 1851....
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American Game Bantam Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Class: Game Bantam Living status: Critical Country: America Origin: This breed was developed in America from old pit-time bantam. Morphological characters Body: The body of this breed is slightly...
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Ameraucana Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Class: All Other Standard Breeds Type: Laying Popular varieties: Black, Blue, Blue Wheaten, Brown Red, Buff, Silver, Wheaten, and White. Country: United States, United Kingdom Distribution: Relatively new breed....
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Ai Cap Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Type: Laying Country: Vietnam Any other information: This breed is used for performance hybridization of Meo breed of chicken in Vietnam....
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Ac Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Synonyms: Black 5 toes chicken, Black boned chicken. Class: Asiatic Living status: Protected by genetic resources conservation and development. Country: Vietnam Origin: Mekong Delta (Vietnam) Distribution: Located in North...
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Aarschots Hoen Chicken Breed

A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Country: Belgium Origin: Aarschots hoen is an old breed from Aaarschot and a descendant of local and asiatic chicken. The year of origin was about 1850. Body...
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Chicken Breeds - Z

Return to Livestock Breed Index A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Breed Country Status Zambian breed Uganda No population data available Zarya 17 Russian Federation - Zhangzhou Fighting China Endangered Zhengyang Sanhuang China - Zhenning loquat China - Zhongshan Shalan China - Zhuxiang China - Zielononozka Kuropatwiana /Z11/ Poland Endangered-Maintained Zingems leghoen Belgium No population data available Zingems Vleeshoen Belgium Critical Zoltonozka Kuropatwiana /Z33/ Poland Endangered-Maintained Zottegems hoen Belgium Critical Zulu South...
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Chicken Breeds - Y

Return to Livestock Breed Index A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Breed Country Status Y33 France No population data available Ya'an Non Wugu China - Ya'an Wugu China - Yakido Japan - Yamato United Kingdom Endangered Yamato Germany Endangered Yamato (miniature) United Kingdom Endangered Yamato Gunkei Japan Endangered Yamuna India No population data available Yangshan China No population data available Yanjin Silky China - Yanjin Sooty China Endangered Yanjing Wugu China - Yantai Sankang China - Yasine Bangladesh Critical Yellow...
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Chicken Breeds - X

Return to Livestock Breed Index A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Breed Country Status X44 Netherlands No population data available X44X47 Netherlands No population data available X48 Netherlands No population data available X49 Netherlands No population data available Xianju China - Xiaoshan China Extinct Xiayan China - Xinghua China - Xingwen Silkies China - Xingwen Sooty China Endangered Xingyi Bantam China Endangered Xinxin Dwarf Buff Multiple Lines China No population...
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Chicken Breeds - W

Return to Livestock Breed Index A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Breed Country Status Waasse kriel Belgium No population data available Wanfeng Wugu China - Wannan Three-yellow China - Warren International No population data available Watermaalse baardkriel Belgium No population data available Waydolles Bermuda Critical Weining China - Welbar United Kingdom Endangered Welbar (miniature) United Kingdom Extinct Welsumer Germany - Welsummer International - Welsummer Bantam Europe - Wenchang China Endangered Wenshang Patterned China No population data...
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Chicken Breeds - V

Return to Livestock Breed Index A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Breed Country Status Valdarno Italy Endangered Valkea Leghorn Finland - Vanaraja India No population data available Vancobb Bangladesh No population data available Vanphu Viet Nam No population data available Vanuatu Vanuatu - Venda South Africa Extinction Venezuelan Game United Kingdom Critical Vezaguda India - Village Chicken Solomon Islands - Vlaanderse Koekoek Belgium Critical Vogtländer Germany Critical Vorwerk Europe - Vorwerk (miniature) United Kingdom Endangered...
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Chicken Breeds - U

Return to Livestock Breed Index A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Breed Country Status UFSM-TJ Brazil No population data available UFSM-TZ Brazil No population data available Ugandese Chicken Uganda - Uilebaard groot Netherlands Endangered Uilebaard kriel Netherlands Endangered UK Kuban 123 Russian Federation - Ukkelse baardkriel Belgium No population data available Ukokkei Japan - Ukrainian Bearded Ukraine No population data available Ukrainian...
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Chicken Breeds -T

Return to Livestock Breed Index A B1 B2 C1 C2 C3 D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Breed Country Status Taibai China - Taihe silkies China - Tain Nyin Myanmar No population data available Taiwan Country Breed Asia - Taiwanese Shamo United Kingdom Critical Taoyuan China - Te Viet Nam Endangered Tegel Fiji No population data available Tellichery India - Temotu Wild fowl Solomon Islands No population data available Tenchongxue China - Tengchong Snow China - Tepi Ethiopia No...
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