Australorps are the Australian take on the Orpington breed. They are calm and friendly, and excellent layers of light brown eggs. The Australorp's exceptionally soft, shiny black plumage has hints of green and purple in the sunlight. Peaceful and dignified, Australorps are an absolutely delightful bird which we highly recommend to anyone who wants a pet chicken that lays dependably. 2.75
Barred Plymouth Rocks or "Barred Rocks," as they're called, are one of the most popular dual-purpose chickens on small farms today. Their heritage is unclear with reports of different crosses, but what is clear is that they're very friendly, great layers of large brown eggs and able to withstand cold weather quite nicely.
The Ayam Cemani breed of chicken. The tongue and inside of its mouth are black, along with its skin and feathers. Gorgeous birds that run about $2500 bucks apiece. Earlier this year (2013) eight hatching eggs sold on Ebay for close to $1400.
Hatching Eggs - Blue Ameraucana: Class: All Other Breeds Type: Large Fowl & Bantam Size: Medium (6-7 lbs) Rarity: Rare Purpose: Egg-laying Recognized Varieties: Black, Blue, Blue Wheaten, Brown Red, Buff, Silver, Wheaten, White Egg Laying: Good (3/wk) Egg Color: Blue Egg Size: Medium Hardy In Winter: Yes Bears Confinement: Bears confinement well Especially Docile: Yes Setter/Broody: No Personality: Fun