CHICKENS

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BREED

VARIETY

DESCRIPTION

EGGS

OTHER FACTS


Sulmtaler

Wheaten

This is an Austrian breed. More info about these can be found on the Sulmtaler page.

Light Brown

A Widget Creek Ranch Original. We seem to be the only place currently in the United States with direct imported Sulmtalers!

Appenzeller Barthuhn

Rebhuhn (Partridge)

This is a very rare breed from Switzerland with muffs and a beard. They are very intelligent and love to fly high.

Light Brown

Also a Widget Creek Ranch Original. We imported some of these rare birds directly from Switzerland.

Cubalaya

Black Breasted Red / Pyle

Ornamental breed with long, lustrous tail feathers. Produce prime meat.


Medium Cream

Originally from the east, bread in Cuba


Ameraucana

Blue-Wheaten

Large birds with muffs and a beard. They are very hardy and have a sweet temperament.

Light Blue

Blue egg layers.

Ameraucana

Splash




Blue Andalusian

Blue

“Blue” Andalusians can be blue, black or white. Offspring from two blues  will be 25% black,  25% white, and 50% blue.

Large White

Originally from Andalusia, Spain

Delaware

There is only one kind

Delawares are a friendly white breed with black patterns on hackles and tail. They have a lot of personality and are excellent layers.

Large Brown

This is a very personable breed and a great choice for backyards.

Penedesenca

Partridge

Penedesencas were raised mainly in the Catalonia province of Spain. The breed is prolific at laying very dark reddish-brown eggs.

Dark Brown

Originally from Spain, these lay super dark eggs.

Ancona

Single Comb

Anconas have a "mottled" color pattern of black with white spots. They are active and good foragers.

Extra Large White

Originally from Ancona, Italy. Our best egg layers.

Breeds

Our other ongoing project is to establish a rare European breed here in the United States.

We currently have Wheaten and Blue Wheaten Sulmtalers and Partridge Appenzeller Barthühner.


If you have any questions regarding importation of chickens into the United States, you can email us or check out our import page.

We specialize in breeds that do well in warm/hot climates. We have both prolific layers and dual purpose breeds.