Breeds of Chicken

Domesticated for hundreds of years, chickens have been the single most prominent contributors to the industry of poultry farming. Numerous breeds of chicken have been classified on the basis of their size, egg color, plumage color, earlobe color, skin color, feathering, place of origin and many more distinguishing attributes. They are also classified according to their utilities like providing flesh, eggs or ones that serve dual purposes. Some of them are also bred purely for ornamental purposes. [Read more...]