Chicken Breeds

Chicken Breeds

Leghorn Chicken

Leghorn chickens

Leghorn chickens are probably one of the most popular chicken breeds due to their ability to produce around 300 – 320 eggs per year. Until recently, this breed was the most important in commercial egg production, with about 24 recognized breeds. Because of their extensive egg-laying ability, they are the number one breed used for …

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Ancona Chicken

Ancona Chicken

Ancona chicken takes its name from the eastern Italian city of Ancona. They are believed to have first reached the shores of England in 1851. There are different opinions about the origin of the Ancona, with some believing that it is similar to the original Mottled Leghorn. It remains a distinct breed and has its …

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