Chickens have been domesticated for many purposes in many different regions of the world for thousands of years. Fortunately, through the development of poultry trading in the last few hundred years we are able to continue breeding and selling many ornamental and rare breeds that originated in all different corners of the world.
Many different world cultures have found different genetic traits in chickens to be special and revered for a multitude of reasons. It is interesting to see the success many of these cultures and nations had in developing such prized and interesting chicken features. We are privileged to be able to enjoy these chicken breeds that have been successfully developed with fancy features such as unique combs, crests, muffs, beards, and feathered feat.
Also, due to the advancements in avian studies we have many more modern breeds of chickens that have developed extraordinary utility as egg layers, foragers, and meat production.
Enjoy browsing through our wide selection of chicken breeds by their region or country of origin.