Continental Chickens
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The Continental Chickens are grouped together because they are all of European extraction. Most are exotic looking and have crests. A few are dual purpose, some are primarily layers, and others are known as decorative breeds.


Continental Chicken breeds include: The Houdan Chicken, the Hamburg Chicken, the Barnvelder Chicken, the Polish Chicken, the Welsummer Chicken, the Campine Chicken, the Crevecoeur Chicken, the La Fleche Chicken, the Faverolle Chicken, and the Lakenvelder Chicken.