In general, chicken breeds with white ear lobes lay white eggs, whereas chickens with red ear lobes lay brown eggs. Eggs and meat . Dual purpose breeds include several American and English breeds such as Plymouth Rocks, Sussex, and Wyandottes.
AFS-There are many things to consider before selecting a chicken breed for your flock - whether you are planning to start a new flock or to add to an existing one.
Rediscovering Traditional Meats from Historic Chicken Breeds By Gina Bisco The chicken meat most of us take for granted today is quite different from what our grandparents experienced.
Ancona Breed Standard Ancona The Ancona originated near the city of Ancona, Italy, from early Leghorns and other breeds. Its mixed ancestry gives it extreme hardiness and prolificacy.
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International Journal of Poultry Science 4 (10): 741-744, 2005 ISSN 1682-8356 © Asian Network for Scientific Information, 2005 *Corresponding Author: B.C. Li, College of Animal Science and Technology, Yangzhou University, Yangzhou, 225009, China 741 Karyotype and Banding Patterns of Chicken ...
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Conclusion In the past, Japanese fancy chicken breeds were not used for egg and meat production. However, they have good quality eggs and meat.
STANDARD CHARACTERISTICS OF OLD HUNGARIAN CHICKEN BREEDS Hungarian chicken breeds Common characteristics of Hungarian chicken Body weight: Male: 2.50-3.00 kg Female: 2.00-2.30 kg Head: small, short and round.
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