Rhode Island Reds originated in Little Compton RI in the 1800's. This popular, winter-hardy breed has dark, mahogany colored feathers and lays large brown eggs. They were the first breed of chickens at Twin Cedar Farm!
Contrary to their name, Polish appear to have originated in The Netherlands. They have larger crests and beautiful plumage that ranges in colors and can be smooth or frizzled. They are so much fun to watch and make great pets.
A dual-purpose breed that was developed in Plymouth, Massachusetts and first exhibited in 1849. Barred Rocks are docile, winter hardy and great egg layers!
This dual-purpose breed originated in France and is known for their beautiful, dark chocolate colored eggs. The hens grow to 6 lbs. and the roosters typically reach 8 lbs. Starting in 2017, we are offering Little Peddler Marans directly from Brenda Little in Arkansas.
This rare breed is from England and well-known for their beautiful sky-blue colored eggs. The Cream Legbar is an auto-sexing breed, meaning that it is easy to identify the male and female chicks when they hatch. The females have a dark stripe down their back and the males have a light dot on their head.
Rhode Island Reds
French Black Copper Marans
Swedish Flower Hens
Plymouth Barred Rocks
Twin Cedar Farm Flocks
The breeds that you will find at our farm!
Swedish Flower Hens are new to the United States, arriving in 2010. Their Swedish name translates to "bloom hens", a tribute to their great variety of colors. They are very winter hardy and lay a beige colored egg.
This breed originated in Asia, arriving in Europe 200 years ago. Silkies have many unusual characteristics including fur-like feathers, black skin and five toes. They love to hatch eggs and will often go broody. Silkies are very docile and make great pets!
The smallest breed of chicken in the world. Seramas originated in Malaysia and therefore need warm temperatures above 50 degrees. The roosters stand upright, holding their tail and wings vertically. Their tiny eggs range in color from pure white to dark brown.