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.


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.


Andalusions are fairly quiet and tolerant of confinement, making them a good backyard chicken.

Jersey Giant

These large chickens require a lot of room in their coop. If provided enough space, they tolerate confinement.

Orpington chicken


Because of their large size, Orpingtons need a spacious coop.

Plymouth Rock chicken

Plymouth Rock

These large chickens need a roomy coop to be comfortable.

Rhode Island Red chicken

Rhode Island Red

These birds can be aggressive with other chickens when kept in confinement.

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