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This remarkable table breed is considered a national treasure in its native France. Reputed to be the best-tasting chicken in the world, a roasted Bresse can cost hundreds of dollars at a Parisian restaurant. Greenfire Farms is the original and only importer of this extraordinary breed.
Egg Color tinted
Egg Size Large
Average number of eggs per year 250
Gamefowl no
Table Breeds Yes
Country of Origin France
Also called Bresse Gauloise
Cold tolerant no
Year of import(s) 2015, 2017
Exhibiting possibly the most exquisite plumage of any chicken breed, Greenfire Farms has imported the large fowl silver double laced Barnevelders.
Egg Color brown
Egg Size Medium
Average number of eggs per year 160 - 200
Gamefowl no
Table Breeds Yes
Country of Origin Netherlands
Cold tolerant no
Year of import(s) 2016
A medium sized and attractive breed from the mountainous regions of Spain and France. This breed will thrive in difficult conditions.
Egg Color tinted
Egg Size Medium
Gamefowl no
Table Breeds Yes
Country of Origin Spain
Also called Euskal Oiloa or Marraduna Basque
Cold tolerant yes
This is the uber chicken: autosexing, beautiful, friendly, and it lays gorgeous jumbo eggs! If you buy just one breed, this is it.
Egg Color brown
Egg Size Jumbo
Average number of eggs per year 200 - 230
Gamefowl no
Table Breeds Yes
Country of Origin Germany
Cold tolerant yes
Year of import(s) 2011, 2013, 2017, 2021
A beautiful French breed with a very unique look and excellent taste.
Egg Color white
Egg Size Medium
Average number of eggs per year 100 - 120
Gamefowl no
Table Breeds Yes
Country of Origin France
Cold tolerant yes
Year of import(s) 2017
No other plumage coloring in the chicken genome is more breathtaking than the smoky, ethereal hue of lavender. These large fowl Wyandottes are stunning examples.
Egg Color tinted
Egg Size Medium
Gamefowl no
Table Breeds Yes
Country of Origin UK
Cold tolerant no
This robust dual-purpose breed is one of the first Greenfire Farms imported. To this day, it remains a favorite. If you're looking for a gentle, productive breed, the light Sussex will outperform. Our Sussex flock has been certified by the American Poultry Association.
Egg Color tan
Egg Size Large
Average number of eggs per year 240 - 260
Gamefowl no
Table Breeds Yes
Country of Origin UK
Cold tolerant no
Year of import(s) 2013
This giant lays an enormous number of eggs. With its feathered shanks and cuckoo feather pattern, it's one of our most popular dual-purpose breeds and for good reason!
Egg Color tan
Egg Size Jumbo
Average number of eggs per year 140 - 160
Gamefowl no
Table Breeds Yes
Country of Origin Belgium
Also called Mechelse Koekoek
Cold tolerant yes
Year of import(s) 2013
Reputed to lay the best-tasting eggs in the world, our Marans were directly imported from national champion French bloodlines. We breed imported black copper and white varieties.
Egg Color brown
Egg Size Large
Average number of eggs per year 150 - 200
Gamefowl no
Table Breeds Yes
Country of Origin France
Cold tolerant no
Year of import(s) 2015, 2018
The Mechelen Turkey Head is currently very endangered in its native range, and good specimens with the desired, typical heads are rare.
Egg Color tinted
Egg Size Large
Gamefowl no
Table Breeds Yes
Country of Origin Belgium
Also called Melchelse Kalkoen Kop
Cold tolerant yes
Year of import(s) 2021
The Pita Pinta is the only chicken breed native to the Asturian region of Northern Spain where it traces its origins to the same chickens that were the foundational stock for the hardy Basque Hens.
Egg Color tinted
Egg Size Large
Average number of eggs per year 250
Gamefowl no
Table Breeds Yes
Country of Origin Spain
Cold tolerant no
Year of import(s) 2018
Although almost extinct, the Shetland Hen is one of the most fascinating and intriguing landrace chickens in the world.
Egg Color green
Egg Size Medium
Gamefowl no
Table Breeds Yes
Country of Origin UK
Cold tolerant yes
Year of import(s) 2018
Landrace Yes
A sturdier, more cold-hardy version of its distant cousin, the Ayam Cemani, the Swedish Black Hen is an utterly captivating bird. Combining practicality with bewitching good looks, this breed is definitely a conversation starter.
Egg Color tinted
Egg Size Small to Medium
Average number of eggs per year 200 - 250
Gamefowl no
Table Breeds Yes
Country of Origin Sweden
Also called Svarthöna or Swedish Black Hen
Cold tolerant yes
Year of import(s) 2012, 2013
Landrace Yes