About Our Chicken Breeds & Hybrids

Welcome to our "About Our Chicken Breeds" page! Here, you'll discover detailed information about the variety of chicken breeds we proudly raise. Each breed has its own unique characteristics, from their charming personalities to their beautiful feather patterns and egg-laying capabilities. Whether you're looking for friendly companions, reliable egg producers, or simply want to learn more about these fascinating birds, our comprehensive guide will help you choose the perfect breeds for your backyard flock. Explore and find out which breeds best suit your needs and lifestyle.
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Pita Pinta

Pita Pinta Asturiana

The Pita Pinta, with its striking appearance and rich history, is a breed deeply rooted in the cultural and agricultural tapestry of Spain. Their name comes from the Asturian language, pita means "hen" and pinta meaning "painted" or “mottled”.

Deathlayer

Deathlayer: Westfalische Totleger

The Deathlayer chicken, known formally as the Westfalische Totleger, is a breed with a name as intriguing as its history.

Deathlayers are an old German landrace breed that goes back about 400 years.

Ayam Cemani

The Ayam Cemani, often referred to as the “Lamborghini of poultry,” is one of the most unique and striking chicken breeds in the world. Originating from Indonesia, this breed is renowned for its all-black appearance, which extends from its feathers, beak, and skin to its internal organs.

Ayam Cemani

Appenzeller Spitzhauben

The Appenzeller Spitzhauben is a unique and historical breed with many charming characteristics. Its distinctive appearance, hardy nature, and active foraging behavior make it a fascinating addition to any flock.

Appenzeller Spitzhauben

Silver Lakenvelder

The Silver Lakenvelder is a unique and historical breed with many charming attributes. Its striking appearance, active nature, and reliable egg production make it a valuable addition to any flock.

Silver Lakenvelder

Opal Legbar

The Opal Legbar is a more recent development, bred specifically for its opalescent or lavender plumage, which sets it apart from other Legbar varieties. This breed has been developed through selective breeding practices to enhance its unique color while retaining the desirable traits of the Cream Legbar.

Opal Legbar

Leghorn

The Leghorn chicken is one of the most well-known and productive chicken breeds, with origins tracing back to Italy. The name "Leghorn" is an anglicized version of "Livorno," the port city in Italy from which these chickens were exported to the United States and Britain in the early 19th century.

Leghorn

Easter Egger

Easter Eggers are a versatile and charming addition to any backyard flock. Their friendly nature, colorful eggs, and hardiness make them a favorite among poultry keepers.

Unlike other standardized breeds, Easter Eggers are not a true breed but rather a hybrid aas a result, they can exhibit a wide variety of colors, patterns, and physical traits.

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Wyandotte

Wyandottes are a versatile and attractive breed with many desirable traits such as a calm nature, beautiful plumage, and reliable egg production.

The breed originated in the United States in the 1870s and was named after the Wyandot people of North America. The breed was developed to create a dual-purpose chicken that was excellent for both meat and egg production.

Wyandotte

Black Copper Maran

The Black Copper Marans is a revered and historic chicken breed that originated in the Marans region of France. The breed was developed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries with the goal was to create a hardy, productive bird with excellent egg-laying capabilities and rich, dark brown eggs.

black copper maran

C&C Homestead Hybrids:

Pitabar Flash - Pita Pinta and Opal Leghorn hybrid
Deathlacer