Nigerian Dwarf goat

Nigerian Dwarf

Because of their small size and easy-going personality, they do well on urban farms. Their milk is high in butterfat.

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.

Delawares

Standard-sized Delaware chickens may be too large for small urban farms

Leghorn chicken

Leghorn

Leghorns tolerate confinement, so they are a good breed for an urban coop. They are intelligent and friendly if handled from a young age.

Campine

Campines are active and prefer to free range, but will tolerate confinement.

Silkie chickens

Silkies

Silkies need particularly clean conditions to keep their feathers looking good.

White-faced Black Spanish

Young birds may take some time to develop the breed’s classic white face. White-faced Black Spanish chickens tolerate confinement well.

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