lamona chicken

Poultry Profile: Get to Know the Lamona

The Lamona, created in the early 20th century, is a high-quality, dual-purpose chicken breed. Lamona hens typically lay more than 200 eggs a year.

Cochins

Cochin chickens may be too big for small urban farms, but the breed does well in colder climates. Feed them greens daily for optimum health.

Nankin chicken

Nankins

Because of their small size and gentle nature, Nankins can have trouble competing with larger fowl for food.

Javas

The Java does best when allowed to free-range.

Hamburg

Hamburgs tend to be active, flighty birds and don’t like to be confined. They fare best in free-ranging flocks.

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