Breeds Of Chickens – Egg Layers Or Meat Production

Chickens are bred for different purposes. Some are breed solely for their meat, others their egg production and some for dual purpose.

Dual Purpose Breeds

  • Rhode Island Red
  • New Hampshire
  • Plymouth Rock
  • Wyandotte
  • Orpington
  • Light Sussex
  • Australorp
  • Marans
  • Dominique
  • Houdan
  • Langshan
  • Dorking

 Layers

  • Leghorn
  • Wyandotte
  • Araucana
  • Minorca
  • Australorp
  • Marans
  • Dorking
  • Langshan
  • Dominique
  • Delaware

Meat Birds

  • Cornish
  • Orpington
  • Cochin
  • Brahma

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2 thoughts on “Breeds Of Chickens – Egg Layers Or Meat Production

  1. Hi Waqas,
    Thanks for your comment. I have read that Hubbard Chicken are an American commercial chicken breed (broiler) developed by Hubbard farms.
    Hope that helps.
    kind regards
    Sara @ farmingfriends

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