The most common chicken`s skin color are white and yellow. If you breed chickens for meat it will be very important for you. Asians prefer dark skin chickens, Americans prefer poultry with yellow skin and Europeans prefer white skin chickens.
But some breeds may have few colors, for example, penciled, barred or spangled.
You can discern each breed about their comb style. The vast majority have classic single comb with saw tooth zigzags.
But some breeds have two rows of points. Comb`s shape could remind you strawberry, pea, cushion, carnation or anything else. You should know that comb style is very important factor which will fluent on your climate zone.
Before you forming your flock you must determine with your aim. Your choice will depend on it: you can raise chickens for eggs, for meat or you want both of it.