This is a learning center for backyard chicken farmers about different chicken breeds. Each breed listed here has been raised at Dare 2 Dream Farms. The listings include a brief description of the chicken breed history, physical characteristics, egg production and personality, as well as the American Livestock Breeds Conservation Status, and a listing of recognized and non-recognized colors and varieties according to the American Poultry Association. If you still need help, use our Guide to Choosing Breeds.
*These breeds are not always available, so please check our Availability when you're ready to get started!
New Hampshire Reds
Rhode Island Reds
Rhode Island Whites
White Faced Black Spanish
Andalusians, Australorps, Barnevelders, Brahmas, Campines, Cochins, Dominiques, Easter Eggers, Egyptian Fayoumis, Faverolles, Frizzles, Hamburgs, Leghorns, Javas, Lakenvelders, Marans, New Hampshire Reds, Orpingtons, Plymouth Rocks, Polishes, Rhode Island Reds, Russian Orloffs, Sebrights, Rhode Island Whites, Sicilian Buttercup, Silkies, Sussexes, White Faced Black Spanish, Wyandottes, Welsummers, Blue Andalusians, Black Australorps, Light Brahmas, Dark Brahmas, Buff Brahmas, Ameraucanas, Americanas, Americaunas, Ameracaunas, Aracanas, Araucanas, White Leghorns, Brown Leghorns, Mottled Javas, Black Javas, Black Copper Marans, Olive Eggers, Buff Orpingtons, Barred Rocks, Barred Plymouth Rocks, White Rocks, Delawares, Black Jersey Giants, Silver Laced Wyandottes, Golden Laced Wyandottes, Speckled Sussex.