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Carlisle Old English Game

Uses: Exhibition / Ornamental Origin: Great Britain. Eggs: 50-80 Tinted. Weight: Cock: Up to 2.94 Kg. Hen: Up to 2.5 Kg. Colours: spangled, black-red (partridge

Rhode Island Red Chickens

No. of Eggs  3.5/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Utility – eggs. Sex-linked hybridsOrigin: Rhode Island State, USA. Eggs: 250+ light brown eggs per year in good

New Hampshire Red Chickens

No. of Eggs  3.3/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Utility – eggs & meat. Exhibition. Origin: New Hampshire, U.S. Eggs: 160 – 240

Old English Game Bantams

No. of Eggs  2.2/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Exhibition.Origin: Great Britain. Eggs: 100-160 Tinted.Bantam Cock: 620-740g, Hen: 510-620g.Colours: Black-Red (partridge bred), Black-Red (Wheaten bred), Blue-Red, Blue-Tailed (Wheaten hen), Brown-Red,

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Chicken Breeds

Legbar Chickens

No. of Eggs  4.5/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Autosexing, Utility Blue Egg Layer.Origin: Cambridge, UK. Eggs: White / Cream or Blue / Green for the Cream

La Flèche Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.5/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Exhibition, Rare breed conservation. Origin: France.  Eggs: 150 – 180 tinted. Weight: Cock: 3.6 – 4.1Kg. Hen:

Kraienköppe Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.5/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Rare Breed / Eggs.  Eggs: 150-180 off white. Origin: The Netherlands and Germany.  Weight: Cock: 2.5-2.95 Kg. Hen: 1.8-2.5

Sussex Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.9/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Utility – Dual Purpose, Exhibition.Origin: Eggs: 180 – 210 cream / light brown.Weight: Cock:

Rosecomb Bantams

No. of Eggs  2.5/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Exhibition. Eggs: 150 – 180 white or cream. Origin: Great Britain. Weight: Cock: 570g

Marans Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.9/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Utility. Dark egg-laying sex-linked hybrid production.Origin: Marans, France. Eggs: 160 – 210 Dark Brown.Weight: Cock: 3.6 Kg. Hen: 3.2Kg.Bantam

Scots Grey Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.8/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Rare Breed, Utility – eggs. Eggs: 180 – 200 white. Origin: Great Britain. Weight:

Minorca Chickens

No. of Eggs  3.1/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Utility – Eggs / Exhibition. Origin: Mediterranean.  Eggs: 170 – 220 White. Weight: Cock: 3.2 – 3.6

Pekin Bantams

No. of Eggs  2.2/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Exhibition.Origin: Peking, China. Eggs: 120 – 160 White / Cream.Weight: Cock: 680g Max.Hen: 570g Max.Colours: Black, Blue, Buff, Cuckoo, Mottled, Barred,

Japanese Bantams

No. of Eggs  2.2/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Exhibition / Ornamental.Origin: Japan. Eggs: 80 – 160 white, cream or brown.Weight: Cock: 510 – 600g, Hen: 400 – 510g.Colours: Black Tailed

Ixworth Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.8/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Originally utility – meat and eggs. Origin: Ixworth, Sussex U.K. Eggs: 160 – 200

Plymouth Rock Chickens

No. of Eggs  3.3/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Utility – meat and eggs. Origin: America. Eggs: 190-240 eggs / year. Weight: Cock:

Indian Game Chickens

No. of Eggs  1.2/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Utility: Hybrid crosses for table birds.Origin: Cornwall, England. Eggs: 60 – 90 tinted.Weight: Cock:

Houdan Chickens

No. of Eggs  3.3/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Originally dual purpose utility. Now exhibition. Origin: Houdan, France.  Eggs: 180 – 240 white. Weight: Cock: 3.2 –

Spanish Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.2/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Utility – Layer of large white eggs. Origin: Eggs: 120 – 160 White. Weight:

Leghorn Chickens

No. of Eggs  3.5/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Utility – Eggs.Origin: Italy. Eggs: 180 – 250 large white.Weight: Cock: 3.4Kg.Hen: 2.5Kg.Bantam Cock: