10 Unusual and Bizarre Chicken Breeds

We have spoken quite a bit about the many types of chicken breeds. Nevertheless, one of the most important aspects of our website is the weekly articles in which we examine the advantages and disadvantages of a certain chicken breed.

We opted to zero in on one particular aspect for this piece, which is the chicken’s appearance from the outside. The pattern of coloration or the arrangement of the feathers on those breeds are examples of characteristics that distinguish them apart from other types of birds.

Our aim here was to find unique chicken breeds worldwide. Most are funny-looking chickens, and some of them are even without feathers.

This list of 10 weird chickens was made based on our own thoughts and research about these breeds, and we hope you enjoy it.

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Keeping Buff Orpington Chicken!

As promised, today is Monday, and the typesofchicken.com staff will deliver as promised. The Buff Orpington Chicken is the focus of this piece.

Last week we gave you the pros and cons of keeping Silkie chickens.

The week before, we gave you the pros and cons of keeping the Rhode Island Red Chickens.

In the first place, I’d want to talk about where this breed came from.

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Pros & Cons About Keeping Dorking Chickens

Dorking Chicken

As another Monday comes through the door, it is time for one of our weekly articles concerning the pros and cons of keeping a particular chicken breed.

We carry on the tradition of these articles because we want our readers to be well-informed about the chicken breeds available to them so that they can make the right choice that best fits their needs.

This Monday the Dorking chickens are on our Pros & Cons list and even though many chicken keepers may disagree that this breed has their own cons – they do and we will do our best to explain them to you.

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Pros & Cons of Keeping American Game Chickens!

Keeping American Game Chickens

Our weekly series comparing chicken breed benefits and disadvantages includes American Game chickens.

After getting requests for an article about this breed for the last month, we finally got around to writing one.

Some owners like tending for this breed, while others don’t.

To assist our readers in deciding whether or not to keep this chicken variety, this post elaborates on our personal study and experiences with this breed.

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PROS & CONS About Keeping Sussex Chickens!

Monday is here and as you already know, the typesofchicken.com team has prepared for you yet another article concerning a particular chicken breed.

This time the Sussex chicken breed takes its turn on this page, after the articles about the Australorp,Buff Orpingtons and the Silkies.

We have prepared this article for those people who are already keeping Sussex chickens in their backyard and for those who have not yet decided on what particular breed they want to add to their flock. For novices, or more experienced chicken keepers here are the pros and cons of keeping the Sussex chicken breed.

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Keeping Ancona Chicken: Eggs, Temperament & More Tips

Ancona Chickens

As many of our readers already know, Mondays at typesofchicken.com are reserved for our weekly Pros & Cons articles concerning a particular chicken breed. We have written articles about many of your favorite chicken breeds such as the Silkies, the Cornish, Buff Orpington, American Game Chicken, and more. This Monday the Ancona chicken breed comes … Read more

Jersey Giant Chickens: Everything you need to know about them

The Jersey Giant is a breed of chicken developed by John and Thomas Black, who were farmers from New Jersey. The breed was developed by crossing various breeds of chickens with the aim of producing a bird that would grow much larger than any other chicken breed – much like the Giant Bronze turkey. They … Read more

PROS And CONS Of Keeping Rhode Island Red Chickens!


Rhode Island Red chickens are a breed that is loved by many…including me. I have 8 Rhode Island Red Chickens (love my Red Stars) and have had nothing but success with them. Their “look” is beautiful and entertaining. If you’re looking for a great pet chicken to raise in your backyard, there’s no better option … Read more

5 Best Egg Producing Chickens Per Year! (explained)

Here you can find the best egg producing chickens for your coop.

Do not make a fast decision on the chicken type, not all of them are good layers.

Consuming the same amount of food and water, different chicken breeds produce more or fewer eggs. The following hens are considered to be the best egg-producing chickens per year.

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A Quick Guide to Raising Bantam Chickens

Clucking hens and crowing roosters are often only associated with barnyard lifestyles, but diminutive bantam chickens can be raised pretty much anywhere there is grass and shelter.  Indeed, raising these lively feathered birds can be an enjoyable hobby for even those living in cities but yearn for the simple life of a farm. Getting To … Read more