Pickin' A Chicken 2014 - Page 24

white spot on their heads while female chicks are solid black. This breed sometimes goes by the names Black Rock or Black Sex Link. Sex link chickens are not recommended as breeding stock since there is no way to know which characteristics they will pass along to their offspring. Size: 5 lbs. (female), 7 lbs. (male) Number of eggs per week: Excellent Classification: Not recognized Egg Color: Brown Egg Size: Large Comb Style: Single Temperament: Docile and friendly. Make good pets. Broody: No Color: Black with copper tints. BRAHMA: One of the larger breeds, this chicken is known as The Gentle Giant because of its exceptionally calm, friendly demeanor. Size: 9 lbs. (female), 12 lbs. (male) Number of eggs per week: Good Egg Color: Brown Egg Size: Large Classification: Asiatic Comb Style: Pea