poultry dictionary

Dictionary of poultry names and terms

Ac Hen, Ac Cock

Ac Chickens are from Vietnam, they have black skin and white feathers, do not lay many eggs, are a small breed but are used as a speciality meat.
 

African Goose, African Gander

African geese originally came from China. They are large, the gander up to 1 metre tall. They weigh around 9.5 kilos/20lbs.
 

Amber Lee Hen, Amber Lee Cock

Amber Lee Chickens are hybrids, have cream feathers, are friendly, docile and prolific egg layers.
 

Amberlink Hen, Amberlink Cock

Amberlink Chickens are hybrids, white and pale apricot feathers, prolific layers, friendly and easy to handle.
 

American Buff Goose, American Buff Gander

American Buff geese are docile, large birds buff/white in colour, weigh up to 7 kilos/ 15lbs.
 

Ancona Hen, Ancona Cock

Ancona Chickens are from Italy, they have black feathers with white markings, are small birds and prolific white egg layers .
 

Andalusian Hen, Andalusian Cock

Andalusian chickens are ornamental, smallish. They lay white eggs - around 150 a year.
 

Appenzeller Hen, Appenzeller Cock

Large Fowl. Appenzeller chickens are decorative, plumage is white with black spots.
 

Araucana Hen, Araucana Cock

,Large Fowl. Araucana chickens are prolific egg layers. Blue or green eggs.,
 

Asturian Painted Hen, Asturian Painted Cock

Asturian Painted Chickens are from Spain, they have black and white feathers or brown and white feathers, lay a few tinted eggs .
 

Australorp Bantams,

,Australorp bantams are attractive mini versions of the Austrorp large fowl.,
 

Australorp Hen, Australorp Cock

Australorp Large Fowl are excellent egg layers, tinted eggs, pure breed, tends to go broody..
 

Auto-sexing,

,Auto-sexing chicks are chicks that can be distinguised male/female by their appearance at 1 day old.,
 

Aylesbury Duck, Aylesbury Drake

Aylesbury ducks are large, white and have an orange bill. Can produce up to 150 eggs a year.
 

Bandara Hen, Bandara Cock

Barred Wyandotte Chickens originated in America, are attractive, medium sized birds with black and white feathers, lay a moderate number of brown eggs.
 

Barbu d'Uccle Hen, Barbu d'Uccle Cock

Barbu d'Uccle is a variety of Belgian bantam, very showy, multicoloured feathers.
 

Barnevelder Hen, Barnevelder Cock

Large Fowl Barnevelder chickens are good layers of large brown eggs, hens tend to go broody.
 

Barred Plymouth Rock Hen, Barred Plymouth Rock Cock.

Large Fowl. Barred Plymouth Rock chickens are a very popular dual purpose breed, attractive 'barred' black and white plumage.
 

Barred Wyandotte Hen, Barred Wyandotte Cock

Barred Wyandotte Chickens originated in America, are attractive, medium sized birds with black and white feathers, lay a moderate number of brown eggs.
 

Belgian Bantam Hen, Belgian Bantam Cock

Belgian Bantams are popular and 'showy', including the multicoloured Barbu d'Uccle.
 

Black Brahma Hen, Black Brahma Cock

Large Fowl. Black plumage, very impressive, large, stately birds that are docile, tend to go broody, lay few eggs.
 

Black Australorp Hen, Black Australorp Cock

Large Fowl, black plumage with hints of dark green, excellent egg layers, tinted eggs, pure breed tends to go broody..
 

Black Cochin Hen, Black Cochin Cock

Large Fowl. Black Cochin chickens are very large - up to 5 kilos in weight, they look even bigger because they have many fluffy feathers, lay few eggs, go broody easily.
 

Black Frizzle Hen, Black Frizzle Cock

Rare breed. Black plumage. Frizzle chickens can be Large Fowl or bantams. Striking 'frilly' feathers, lay whitish eggs.
 

Black Pekin Hen, Black Pekin Cock

Black Pekins are true bantams, they are very fluffy in appearance, are friendly, have black feathers and lay lots of small eggs.
 

Black Rock Hen, Black Rock Cock

Black Rock chickens are a commercial breed, a cross between Rhode Island Red and Barred Plymouth Rock
 

Black Star Hen, Black Star Cock

Black Star Chickens are sex-link or auto sexing birds meaning that male and female chicks can be identified by colour, they are a prolific egg laying breed.
 

Black Sylkie Hen, Black Sylkie Cock

Silkie chickens are a bantam breed. They are fluffy in appearance, black plumage, friendly, go broody easily and can be used to brood other hen's eggs.
 

Black-red Araucana Hens, Black-red Araucana Cock

Large Fowl. Black-red Araucana chickens are prolific layers of blue or green eggs. Male plumage is reddish/mahogany and black, female plumage is salmon/brown/black.
 

Blue Araucana Hens, Blue Araucana Cock

,Large Fowl. Blue Araucana chickens are prolific layers of blue or green eggs. Slate blue plumage.,
 

Blue Brahma Hen, Blue Brahma Cock

Large Fowl. Blue Brahmas have blue plumage, are very impressive, large, stately birds that are docile, tend to go broody, lay few eggs.
 

Blue Cochin Hen, Blue Cochin Cock

Large Fowl. Blue Cochin chickens are very large - up to 5 kilos in weight, they look even bigger because they have fluffy feathers, lay few eggs, go broody easily.
 

Blue Duckwing Dutch Bantam,

Blue Duckwing Dutch bantams have blue plumage. They are attractive, upright, lay well in summer, go broody, tinted eggs.
 

Blue Frizzle Hen, Blue Frizzle Cock

Rare breed. Blue plumage. Blue Frizzle chickens can be Large Fowl or bantams. Striking 'frilly' feathers, lay whitish eggs.
 

Blue Hen, Blue Cock

The Blue Hen Chicken is the 'State Bird of Delaware', it is an old breed of fighting game bird.
 

Blue Laced Wyandotte Hen, Blue Laced Wyandotte Cock

Blue Laced Wyandotte Chickens are medium sized birds that lay a moderate number of eggs, they have mainly chestnut feathers with blue around the edges.
 

Blue Silkie Hen, Blue Silkie Cock

Blue Silkie Chickens are small, fluffy birds that go broody easily, lay few eggs but will sit on a clutch of other hen's eggs.
 

Blue Silver Duckwing Dutch Bantam,

Blue Silver Duckwing Dutch bantams have striking blue plumage with distinctive 'silvered' wings. They are attractive, upright, lay well in summer, go broody, tinted eggs.
 

Blue Swedish Duck, Blue Swedish Drake

Slate blue ducks, with blue - sometimes green bill. Large, up to 3.5 kilos in weight.
 

Blue Turkey,

Rare breed turkey. Slate blue plumage, breed was close to extinction but has recently been revived as a commercial speciality.
 

Bluebell Hen, Bluebell Cock

Bluebell Chickens are sometimes known as Meadowsweet Bluebells because they are a hybrid developed by Meadowsweet. They are good layers, friendly, large with greyish blue feathers.
 

Blue-Red Araucana Hen, Blue-Red Araucana Cock

Large Fowl. Blue-red Araucana chickens are prolific layers of blue or green eggs. Male plumage is reddish/mahogany and slate, female plumage is salmon/brown/slate.
 

Bourbon Red Turkey,

Red plumage with white on wings and tail. Striking birds, do well on grass.
 

Bovan Goldline Hen, Bovan Goldline Cock

Bovan Goldline Chickens are a hybrid cross between a Rhode Island Red and a Light Sussex, they are very friendly, have brown/cream feathers and are prolific layers.
 

Brahma Hen, Brahma Cock

Large Fowl. Brahma chickens are very impressive, large, stately birds that are docile, tend to go broody, lay few eggs.
 

Brecon Buff Goose, Brecon Buff Gander

Brecon Buff geese are medium sized, hardy, with beige/buff plummage and pink/orange bill. Does well on grass.
 

Brown Leghorn Hen, Buff Leghorn Cock

Buff Leghorn chickens are a blue egg laying, auto-sexing breed. Male plumage is buff/grey with buff barred neck, female plumage is similar but paler and with a salmon breast.
 

Buckeye Hen, Buckeye Cock

Buckeye Chickens are a rare breed, they have dark red feathers, tend to go broody, are a dual purpose breed.
 

Buff Back Goose, Buff Back Gander

Buff Back geese are large with distinctive buff back. Good egg layer - up to 30 eggs in a season, will sit and hatch eggs well.
 

Buff Cochin Hen, Blue Cochin Cock

Large Fowl. Buff Cochin chickens are very large - up to 5 kilos in weight, they look even bigger because they have many buff coloured fluffy feathers, lay few eggs, go broody easily.
 

Buff Frizzle Hen, Buff Frizzle Cock

Rare breed. Buff plumage. Buff Frizzle chickens can be Large Fowl or bantams. Striking 'frilly' feathers, lay whitish eggs.
 

Buff Orpington Hen, Buff Orpington Cock

Buff Orpington Chickens are attractive, large, fluffy birds with buff (pale chestnut) feathers, they are a dual purpose breed.
 

Buff Pekin Bantam,

Friendly, fluffy birds, come in many different colours as well as buff, lay well, brown eggs, go broody easily.
 

Buff Sussex Hen, Buff Sussex Cock

Buff Sussex chickens are Large Fowl. They are buff coloured with black tail and markings around the head. Dual purpose, producing around 250 eggs a year, they will lay in the winter.
 

Buff Wyandotte Hen, Buff Wyandotte Cock

Buff Wyandotte Chickens originated in America, are attractive, medium sized birds with buff (pale chestnut) feathers, lay a moderate number of brown eggs.
 

Buttercup Hen, Buttercup Cock

Buttercup Chickens are a rare breed, originating in Sicily, cocks have orange feathers with black spangles, hen is pale chestnut with black spangles, lays small number of eggs, is an ornamental bird.
 

Call Duck,

Smallest domestic duck. There are many colours: white, apricot, mallard etc. They weigh around .5 kilo, half a pound.
 

Cambridge Bronze Turkey,

Also known as the Norfolk Bronze, a traditional turkey breed that came close to extinction but is enjoying a revival among specialists, the stag (male) is increasingly used with white turkeys to provide a commercial bronze turkey.
 

Campbell Duck, Campbell Drake

,Campbell ducks are prolific egg layers - can lay up to 320 eggs a year. They are mainly white.,
 

Campine Hen, Campine Cock

Campine chickens are medium/small fowl. Attractive, tightly feathered birds with an 'independent' nature, lay white eggs, do not go broody.
 

Cayuga Duck, Cayuga Drake

Cayuga ducks are very attractive, with black/bottle green plumage and black bill.
 

Chantecler Hen, Chantecler Cock

Chantecler Chickens originated in Canada, they are a rare breed, dual purpose, good layer, there is a Partridge Chantecler.
 

Chinese Goose, Chinese Gander

Chines Geese are large geese, there are white and brown strains. Can be fierce and used as watchdogs, lay on average 40 eggs a year.
 

Cochin Hen, Cochin Cock

Large Fowl. Cochin chickens are very large - up to 5 kilos in weight, they look even bigger because they have many fluffy feathers, lay few eggs, go broody easily.
 

Cornish Game,

The Cornish Game, also known as the Indian Game is an old English breed, heavy, there are light and dark variations. Rare breed.
 

Cream Legbar Hen, Cream Legbar Cock

Cream Leghorn chickens are a blue egg laying, auto-sexing breed. Male plumage is cream/grey with cream barred neck, female plumage is similar but paler and with a salmon breast.
 

Crele Araucana Hens, Crele Araucana Cock

,Large Fowl. Crele Araucana chickens are prolific layers of blue or green eggs. Plumage dark grey/,
 

Crested Polish Hen, Crested Polish Cock

Large Fowl. Crested Polish chickens are the punk rockers of the poultry world - shaggy, feathered 'top knots', striking facial markings, there are several different colours.
 

Crevecoeur Hen, Crevecoeur Cock

Crevecoeur Chickens are also known as Creve Coeur, originated in France, a rare breed with greenish black feathers.
 

Croad Langshan Hen, Croad Langshan Cock

Croad Langshan Chickens originated in China, attractive large fowl with greenish black feathers, lay brown eggs, hens go broody.
 

Crollwitzer Turkey,

Striking pied black and white plumage, similar to the Pied Turkey but smaller, ornamental breed.
 

Cubalaya Hen, Cubalaya Cock

Cubalaya chickens originated in Cuba, they are rare breed ornamental fowl with greenish black feathers, hens go broody easily.
 

Cuckoo Cochin Hen, White Cochin Cock

Large Fowl. Handsome, fluffy, grey and white barred feathers, good egg layer of dark brown eggs.
 

Cuckoo Duckwing Dutch Bantam,

Cuckoo Duckwing Dutch bantams are attractive with barred shoulders, upright, lay well in summer, go broody, tinted eggs.
 

Dark Campbell Duck, Dark Campbell Drake

,Dark Campbell ducks are prolific egg layers - can lay up to 320 eggs a year. They are darker than the Khaki Campbell.,
 

Dark Cuckoo Maran Hen, Dark Cuckoo Maran Cock

Large Fowl. Dark Cuckoo Maran chickens are a dual purpose breed producing very dark brown eggs, can be aggressive with smaller hens. Dark grey and grey barred plumage.
 

Delaware Hen, Delaware Cock

Delaware Chickens are also known as Indian Rivers, they are a dual purpose breed, have white feathers with black markings on the tail.
 

Dominiques Hen, Dominiques Cock

Dominiques Chickens originated in America and are also called American Dominiques, they are a large, dual purpose bird with cuckoo coloured grey and white feathers.
 

Dorking Hen, Dorking Cock

Large, heavy fowl. Dorking chickens lay white eggs, up to 120 a year.
 

Dutch Bantam,

Dutch bantams are attractive, upright lay well in summer, go broody, tinted eggs.
 

East Indian Runner Duck, East Indian Runner Drake

Highly recognisable upright duck that 'runs', good egg layer, very happy - and attractive - kept in small flocks.
 

Embden Goose, Embden Gander

Embden Geese are large, tall, white geese, laying 10 to 20 eggs a year, heavy breed weighing around 11 kilos, 22lbs.
 

Faverolles Hen, Faverolles Cock

Large fowl. Faverolles chickens are dual purpose, well feathered with distinctive beard and muff. In several colours.
 

French Copper Maran Hen, French Copper Maran Cock

,French Copper Maran Chickens are attractive birds with dark plumage marked with copper/gold. They lay dark brown eggs.,
 

Frizzle Hen, Frizzle Cock

Frizzle chickens can be Large Fowl or bantams. Striking 'frilly' feathers, lay whitish eggs.
 

Gimmizah Hen, Gimmizah Cock

Gimmizah chickens are from Eygpt, they are an old breed that have been used as a basis for modern hybrids.
 

Gold Brahma Hen, Gold Brahma Cock

Large Fowl. Gold Brahma chickens have gold plumage, are very impressive, large, stately birds that are docile, tend to go broody, lay few eggs.
 

Gold Cuckoo Maran Hen, Gold Cuckoo Maran Cock

Large Fowl. Gold Cuckoo Maran chickens are a dual purpose breed producing very dark brown eggs, can be aggressive with smaller hens. Gold/grey barred plumage.
 

Gold Laced Wyandotte Hen, Gold Laced Wyandotte Cock

Gold Laced Wyandotte Chickens have copper coloured feathers with darker brown 'lacing' around the edge of each feather, they are an endangered breed, produce large brown eggs.
 

Gold Sylkie Hen, Gold Sylkie Cock

Gold Silkie chickens are a bantam breed. They are fluffy in appearance, have pale buff, golden feathers, are friendly, go broody easily and can be used to brood other hen's eggs.
 

Golden Duckwing Araucana Hen, Golden Duckwing Araucana Cock

,Large Fowl. Golden Araucana chickens are prolific layers of blue or green eggs. Plumage is gold/yellow.,
 

Golden Duckwing Dutch Bantam,

Golden Duckwing Dutch bantams are attractive, upright, have gold/bronzed plumage, lay well in summer, go broody, tinted eggs.
 

Grey Back Goose, Grey Back Gander

Grey Back Geese are large, white geese with distinctive grey back and grey around the head. Lay around 30 eggs in a season, will sit and hatch them.
 

Guinea Fowl,

Exotic looking birds, feathers are grey with small white dots. They weigh around 1.5 kilos, will lay up to 100 eggs a year and prefer to roost in trees. If free range they will eat insects, small vermin etc. They are very noisy and can make good 'watchdogs'.
 

Heritage Skyline Hen, Heritage Skyline Cock

Heritage Skyline chickens are a recent hybrid developed to provide blue eggs, it has tawny brown feathers and is a good layer.
 

Houdans Hen, Houdans Cock

Houdans chickens originated in France, they are attractive birds with a 'topknot' similar to Polish chickens, they are said to produce gourmet meat.
 

Indian Runner duck and Indian Runner drake,

Indian Runner ducks are highly recognisable upright ducks with sloping 'shoulders' that appear to run everywhere. Moderate layers, light frame.
 

Jersey Giant Hen, Jersey Giant Cock

Jersey Giant chickens, also known as Jersey Black Giant chickens are the largest chickens. They are moderate egg layers, can be black, blue or white, there is also a Blue Laced Jersey Giant.
 

Jubilee Orpington Hen, Jubilee Orpington cock

Jubilee Orpington Chickens are large fowl, rare breed, with grey and white 'cuckoo' feathers, moderate egg layer.
 

Khaki Campbell Duck, Khaki Campbell Drake

,Campbell ducks are prolific egg layers - can lay up to 320 eggs a year. They are mainly white but the khaki form is very attractive..,
 

Kraienkoppe Hen, Kraienkoppe Cock

Kraienkoppe chickens are medium sized. Moderate egg layers. Attractive, slim 'old fashioned' appearance, decorative breed.
 

Langshan Hen, Langshan Cock

Langshan Chickens originated in China, attractive medium sized fowl with greenish black feathers, lay brown eggs, hens go broody.
 

Lavender Araucana Hen, Lavender Araucan Cock

,Large Fowl. Lavender Araucana chickens are prolific layers of blue or green eggs. Blue grey plumage.,
 

Lavender Pekin Hen, Lavender Peking Cock

Lavender Pekin Bantams are friendly, fluffy birds, with distinctive pale grey/lavender coloured feathers, lay well, brown eggs, go broody easily.
 

Lavender Turkey,

,Rare breed turkey. Lighter coloured version of the blue turkey with lavender plumage.,
 

Leghorn Hen, Leghorn Cock

Leghorn chickens are a blue egg laying, auto-sexing breed. There are several colour varities.
 

Light Brahma Hen, Light Brahma Cock

Large Fowl. Light Brahma chickens have white and yellow/buff plumage, very impressive, large, stately birds that are docile, tend to go broody, lay few eggs.
 

Light Sussex Hen, Light Sussex Cock

Light Sussex chickens are Large Fowl. They are white with black tail and markings around the head. Dual purpose, producing around 250 eggs a year, they will lay in the winter.
 

Lincolnshire Buff Hen, Lincolnshire Buff Cock

Lincolnshire Buff chickens are Large Fowl. They have buff/brown plumage, are good layers and grow quickly.
 

Magpie Duck, Magpie Drake

Magpie ducks are a dual purpose breed. They lay around 250 eggs a year - most lay white eggs but some lay green/blue eggs. They are white with grey/black markings.,
 

Malay Hen, Malay Cock

Malay Chickens are a very old breed originating in Asia, they are very slender in build, larger than a normal bantam, have red/beige feathers.
 

Mallard Duck, Mallard drake

Mallard ducks are the traditional wild, pond duck, they are large, the male has a distinctive green head and the female is a mottled brown.
 

Maran Hen, Maran Cock

Maran chickens are Large Fowl, they have light grey/dark grey barred plumage and lay very dark brown eggs.
 

Minorca Hen, Minorca Cock

Minorca Chickens are also known as Red Faced Black Spanish chickens, they are distinctive in appearance with white earlobes; there are large fowl and bantams with black or white feathers.
 

Muscovy Duck, Muscovy Drake

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Naked Neck Hen, Naked Neck Cock

Naked Neck chickens originate in Eastern Europe, they are medium sized birds with dark brown plumage and no feathers, they have been farmed for speciality meat production.
 

New Hampshire Hen, New Hampshire Cock

New Hampshire chickens originated in America, they have dark chestnut feathers, are a dual purpose breed, hens may lay dark eggs.
 

Norfolk Black Turkey,

Stately birds with black plumage, they are slow growing and have become popular as a speciality meat producer.
 

Norfolk Grey Hen, Norfolk Grey Cock

Large Fowl. Norfolk Grey chickens are a dual purpose breed. Rare breed, black plumage with grey/silver around the head.
 

Old Dutch Bantam,

A true bantam - there is no large fowl version, also known as the Partridge Bantam. They are good layers and go broody.
 

Orpington Duck, Orpington Drake

The Buff Orpington Duck is a large duck, bronze/buff with orange legs and bill, there is a rare Blue Orpington Duck.
 

Partridge Amber Hen, Partridge Amber Cock

Partridge Amber chickens are a hybrid, distinctive chestnut, gold and darker feathers, good layer, gentle temperament.
 

Partridge Pekin Hen, Partridge Pekin Cock

Partridge Pekin Bantams are friendly, fluffy birds, with distinctive partridge coloured feathers, lay well, brown eggs, go broody easily.
 

Partridge Sylkie Hen, Partridge Sylkie Cock

Partridge Silkie chickens are a bantam breed. They are fluffy in appearance with distinctive partridge like plumage, friendly, go broody easily and can be used to brood other hen's eggs.
 

Partridge Wyandotte Hen, Partridge Wyandotte Cock

Partridge Wyandotte Chickens originated in America, attractive, medium sized birds with distinctive partridge effect feathering, lay a moderate number of brown eggs.
 

Pekin Bantam,

Friendly, fluffy birds, come in many different colours, lay well, brown eggs, go broody easily.
 

Pekin Duck, Pekin Drake

Large duck with upright carriage, white/yellowish plumage, orange bill and legs. Moderate egg layer, rarely sits on the eggs.
 

Pied Turkey,

,Striking black and white plumage - similar to the smaller Crollwitzer.,
 

Pilgrim Goose, Pilgrim Gander

Pilgrim Geese are auto-sexing geese. The goose is grey, the gander is white. Medium white, good grazers.
 

Plymouth Rock Hen, Plymouth Rock Cock

Plymouth Rock chickens are dual purpose birds. Attractive Large Fowl, laying 200-250 eggs a year.
 

Polish Hen, Polish Cock

Polish chickens are the punk rockers of the poultry world - shaggy, feathered 'top knots', striking facial markings, there are several different colours.
 

Pomeranian Goose, Pomeranian Gander

Pomeranian geese are medium sized with a white body, grey head and neck and wings. They lay well and are enthusiastic foragers.
 

Pyle Araucana Hen, Pyle Araucana Cock

Large Fowl. Pyle Araucana chickens are prolific layers of blue or green eggs. Male plumage is reddish/mahogany and cream, female plumage is salmon/brown/cream.
 

Red Dorking Hen, Red Dorking Cock

Red Dorking Chickens are large, heavy fowl, they have dark red/brown feathers and lay white eggs, up to 120 a year.
 

Red Saddled Yokohama Hen Red Saddled Yokohama Cock,

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Rhode Island Red Hen, Rhode Island Red Cock

Rhode Island Red chickens are large fowl. Red/dark red plumage, dual purpose, good free range birds.
 

Roman Goose, Roman Gander

Roman geese are white, medium sized, with orange beak and legs, short neck, in short supply.
 

Rouen Duck, Rouen Drake

Closely related to the Mallard and similar in appearance, sometimes called a dual purpose breed but only a moderate egg layer.
 

Royal Palm Turkey,

Striking black and white plumage, decorative breed also known as Pied Turkey.
 

Saxony Duck, Saxony Drake

Dual purpose ducks, drake is buff/chestnut, duck is buff/apricot.
 

Scots Dumpy Hen, Scots Dumpy Cock

Scots Dumpy chickens are a traditional Scots breed, now very rare, dark Large Fowl, white egg layers. Attempts are being made to revive the breed.
 

Scots Grey Hen, Scots Grey Cock

Scots Grey Hens are a traditional Scots breed, now very rare, dark barred medium sized fowl. Attempts are being made to revive the breed.
 

Sebastopol Goose, Sebastopol Gander

Sebastopol geese are light weight, white and come in two types - one with smooth feathers the other with 'frizzled' feathers. The frizzled geese are highly decorative.
 

Sebright Bantam,

True Bantam breed - there is no Large Fowl type. Dramatic feathers - Silver Sebright has white feathers with blacl lacing ( edging), the Gold Sebright has golden/brown feathers with black lacing..
 

Sicilian Buttercup Hen, Sicilian Buttercup Cock

Sicilian Buttercup chickens are medium/small fowl. Rare breed. Tinted eggs. There are white, gold and buff Buttercups. The cock has a black tail and some black markings, the hen has black spot like markings on her wings.
 

Silkie Hen, Silkie Cock

Silkie chickens are a bantam breed. They are fluffy in appearance, friendly, go broody easily and can be used to brood other hen's eggs.
 

Silver Appleyard Duck, Silver Appleyard Drake

Medium sized duck, white with light brown flecks, drake has dark green head. Good egg layer, white eggs.
 

Silver Duckwing Araucana Hen, Silver Duckwing Araucana Cock

,Large Fowl. Silver Duckwing Araucana chickens are prolific layers of blue or green eggs. Plumage is silver grey/black.,
 

Silver Grey Dorking Hen, Silver Grey Dorking Cock

Silver Grey Dorking chickens are large, they have pale grey fathers and lay white eggs, up to 120 a year.
 

Silver Laced Wyandotte Hen, Silver Laced Wyandotte Cock

Silver Laced Wyandotte Chickens originated in America, attractive, medium sized birds with grey feathers with a silver edging, lay a moderate number of brown eggs.
 

Silver Pencilled Wyandotte Hen, Silver Pencilled Wyandotte Cock

Silver Pencilled Wyandotte Chickens originated in America, attractive, medium sized birds with marked with silver, lay a moderate number of brown eggs.
 

Silver Sussex Hen, Silver Sussex Cock

Large Fowl. Silver Sussex are a traditional English breed. White/silver plumage. Moderate layer, sizeable birds, often bred for the table.
 

Slate Turkey,

Rare breed turkey. Slate plumage, breed was close to extinction but has recently been revived.
 

Spangled Araucana Hen, Spangled Araucana Cock

Large Fowl. Spangled Araucana chickens are prolific layers of blue or green eggs. Plumage for male and female can be brown, black or red, feathers are tipped with white.
 

Speckled Star Hen, Speckled Star Cock

Speckled Star chickens are a hybrid, they are a cross between a Maran and a Rhode Island Red, they have grey and white 'cuckoo' feathers, are good layers of dark brown eggs.
 

Steinbacher Goose, Steinbacher Gander

Steinbacher geese are small/medium sized. Buff, pale grey or lavender/blue, orange bill and feet.
 

Styrian Hen, Styrian Cock

Styrian Chickens originated in the Austria/Slovenia borders, it is a dual purpose breed, there is a Partridge Styrian, lays well.
 

Sussex Hen, Sussex Cock

Large Fowl. Sussex chickens are a traditional English breed. Moderate layer, sizeable birds, often bred for the table.
 

Sussex Star Hen, Sussex Star Cock

Sussex Star chickens are hybrid, dual purpose birds with white feathers and grey marking around the neck.
 

Swedish Duck, Swedish Drake

Blue, black or silver ducks, and a rare yellow strain. Large, up to 3.5 kilos in weight.
 

Toulouse Goose, Toulouse Gander

,Toulouse geese are large and stately. Lays 30 eggs in a season.,
 

Vorwerk Hen, Vorwerk Cock

Vorwerk Chickens originated in Germany, are brown in colour with darker markings, dual purpose breed producing moderate number of eggs.
 

Welsh Harlequin Duck, Welsh Harlequin Drake

Medium sized, good layers - 250-300 eggs a year. Green bill, orange legs white and brown body.
 

Welsummer Hen, Welsummer Cock

Welsummer chickens originated in Holland, the cock looks like the classic story book cockerel, the hen is brown, lays moderate number of brown eggs, do well on free range.
 

West of England Goose, West of England Gander

West of England are medium sized and auto-sexing. White and grey goose, white gander.
 

White Brahma Hen, White Brahma Cock

Large Fowl. White Brahma are very impressive, large, stately birds with white plumage that are docile, tend to go broody, lay few eggs.
 

White Campbell Duck, White Campbell Drake

,White Campbell ducks are prolific egg layers - can lay up to 320 eggs a year. They are pure white.,
 

White Cochin Hen, White Cochin Cock

Large Fowl. White Cochin chickens are very large - up to 5 kilos in weight, they look even bigger because they have many fluffy feathers, lay few eggs, go broody easily.
 

White Frizzle Hen, White Frizzle Cock

Rare breed. White plumage. Frizzle chickens can be Large Fowl or bantams. Striking 'frilly' feathers, lay whitish eggs.
 

White Leghorn Hen, White Leghorn Cock

White Leghorn chickens are a blue egg laying, auto-sexing breed.
 

White Pekin Bantam,

Friendly, fluffy, white birds, lay well, brown eggs, go broody easily.
 

White Star Hen, White Star Cock

White Star chickens are hybrids, white feathers, prolific egg layers.
 

White Sylkie Bantams,

White Silkie chickens are a bantam breed with white plumage. They are fluffy in appearance, friendly, go broody easily and can be used to brood other hen's eggs.
 

White Wyandotte Hen, White Wyandotte Cock

White Wyandotte Chickens originated in America, are attractive, medium sized birds with white feathers, lay a moderate number of brown eggs.
 

White Yokohama Bantams,

Very showy, flowing tail and neck feathers, white plumage.
 

White Yokohama hen, White Yokohama Cock

White Yokohama large fowl are highly decorative, flowing tail and neck feathers, white plumage.
 

Wyandotte Hen, Wyandotte Cock

Wyandotte chickens are medium sized, moderate to good egg layers, several different colours types including White, Buff, Partridge.
 

Yokohama Bantam. ,

Highly decorative, flowing tail and neck feathers.
 

Yokohama Hen, Yokohama Cock

Yokohama large Fowl, highly decorative, flowing tail and neck feathers.