Try out the online Genetics Calculator to see what colours might occur amongst your chicken breeds.
Trying to find a breeding chart for poultry? Poultry clubs are a great and reliable source of information.
Clubs really know their breeds with a wealth of experienced breeders to ask. Up to date books are also available through the clubs on their breed interest/s which are available to club members (and often sell direct to the interested public, too). Clubs are here to help keep breeds to correct standards.
There are two types of poultry clubs:
Websites and Facebook pages that are very breed specific also offer great charts especially for colour and their throws.
Often on eBay, breeders handbooks become available, but they do come with an OUT OF DATE warning.
A handbook's definition of each breed will change over time and location. What is a good standard for one state may not be acceptable in another state or country. What was popular in 1960 will not be the same standard as of today.
There are two types of breeding charts:
Locating your nearest Poultry Club
PLEASE NOTE: I do NOT stock any charts
You can take the girl out of the country but you can't take the country out of the girl. As an ex-Barossa gal now living in suburban Adelaide, South Australia, Janine Zschech is not only a serious chicken lady but a genuine advocate for self-sufficiency and education of children to the knowledge of gardening and animal rearing. Skills for life!