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Author: Tim Daniels

Modern Langshan Chickens

Uses: Rare breed. Eggs: 160-180 brown. Origin: . Weight: Cock: 4.55Kg. Hen: 3.6Kg. Bantam: Cock: 1133g. Hen: 910g Colours: Black, Blue, White. Useful to Know: . Photo:

Modern Game Chickens

No. of Eggs  1.1/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Exhibition / OrnamentalOrigin: Great Britain. Eggs: 50-80 Tinted.Weight: Cock: 3.2 – 4.1Kg. Hen: 2.25 – 3.2 Kg.Bantam: Cock: 570 –

Marsh Daisy Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.9/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Rare Breed. Eggs: 160 – 210 Tinted. Origin: Great Britain. Weight: Cock: 2.5 – 2.95 Kg. Hen: 2.0 –

Lakenvelder Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.6/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Rare breed. Utility – Layer.  Eggs: 190-Tinted. Origin: The Netherlands / Germany. Weight: Cock: 2.25 – 2.7Kg. Hen: 2Kg.

Brahma Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.5/5 Easy to Keep?  2.5/5 Uses: Exhibition / Ornamental. Eggs: 120-180. Origin: China. Weight: Cock: 4.55 – 5.45Kg, Hen: 3.2

Brakel Chickens

Uses: Utility: Laying. Conservation. Eggs: 180-200 white. Origin: Brakel East of Brussels in Belgium. Weight: Cock: 3.2Kg, Hen: 2.75Kg. Bantam: Cock: 790g, Hen: 700g. Colours:

Jersey Giant Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.4/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Utility – meat / conservation. Eggs: 150-170 tinted or brown. Origin: North America. Weight:

Rumpless Araucana Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.5/5 Easy to Keep?  4/5 Uses: Coloured Egg Layer / Exhibition. Eggs: 170-180 Blue / Green.Origin: Chile / South America.Weight:

Fayoumi Chickens

No. of Eggs  3.1/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Utility / eggs. Eggs: 180-220 white or cream. Origin: Egypt. Weight: Cock: 1.81Kg, Hen: 1.36 –

Friesian Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.5/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Rare Breed Conservation. Eggs: 150-180 white. Origin: North coast of The Netherlands. Weight: Cock:

Hamburgh Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.8/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Exhibition / Ornamental. Eggs: 170-200. Origin: Europe – Mostly The Netherlands. Weight: Cock: 2.25

German Langshan Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.8/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Exhibition. Origin: Germany. Eggs: 150 – 200 Brown. Weight: Cock: 3 – 4.5Kg, Hen:

Frizzle Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.2/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Exhibition. Eggs: 160 white or tinted eggs.Origin: Asia?Weight: Cock: 3.6Kg, Hen: 2.7Kg.Bantam Cock: 680-790g

Dominique Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.8/5 Easy to Keep?  4/5 Uses: Utility – meat and eggs. Rare breed conservation. Eggs: 160-200 brown eggs per year.

Dorking Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.4/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Rare breed. Traditionally utility: meat. Origin: U.K. Eggs: 120 – 170 large cream /

Dutch Bantams

No. of Eggs  2.2/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Exhibition / Ornamental. Eggs: 80 – 160 tinted.Origin: Holland.Weight: Bantam Cock: 500 – 550g,

Faverolles Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.8/5 Easy to Keep?  3.5/5 Uses: Exhibition. Utility: EggsOrigin: France. Eggs: 160 – 200 Tinted.Weight: Cock: 4.08 – 4.98Kg Hen:

Croad Langshan Chickens

No. of Eggs  3.3/5 Easy to Keep?  2.8/5 Uses: Dual purpose utility. Eggs: 180-240 pinkish-brown.Origin: Langshan district of China.Weight: Cock: 4.1Kg min, Hen:

Cochin Chickens

No. of Eggs  2.8/5 Easy to Keep?  2.5/5 Uses: Originally utility: eggs / meat now exhibition.Eggs: 150 – 200 small, tinted.Origin: China.Weight: Cock: