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Table 2 Categories of chicken breeds

From: The SYNBREED chicken diversity panel: a global resource to assess chicken diversity at high genomic resolution

Category Full name Number of breeds Number of individuals
Wild Wild type chicken 2 38
Com_WL Commercial white layers 4 80
Com_BL Commercial brown layers 4 80
Com_BRO Commercial broilers 4 73
DE_Europe_Ban European bantams sampled in Germany 8 156
DE_Europe European breeds sampled in Germany 35 660
DE_Asia_Ban Asian bantams sampled in Germany 8 177
DE_Asia Asian breeds sampled in Germany 28 531
Europe_local European local breeds sampled across Europe 25 443
Asia_local Asian local breeds sampled across Asia 30 509
South_America South American breeds 4 78
Africa African breeds 22 410
Overall   174 3235