Taking Spring 2023 Chick Orders
Absolutely mesmerizing sums up the description of this magnificent bird. The Ayam Cemani is one of the rarest breeds of poultry in the US. This ink black bird originates from the jungles of Indonesia where its black meat is thought to have mystical powers. Yes, I said black meat. The comb is black, the skin is black, the bones are black, and the meat is black. The Ayam Cemani are very hardy, easy to handle and low maintenance. The chicks are very strong, active, sturdy little guys. This breed is very easily tamed to be a friendly back yard chicken. The Ayam Cemani are great free rangers and absolutely stunning to see roaming around your yard. The roosters dance and strut from the moment you let them out of the coop until you shut them back up. The hens are good layers, I was actually very surprised at what good layers they are. They lay a cream-colored egg, not a black egg, darn it. Our hens laid all winter long, which was also a nice surprise. They also lay a rather large egg for the size of this bird. The Ayam Cemani breed is for the true poultry enthusiasts, if you like eye candy in your yard this is the bird for you. This is NOT a get rich quick poultry, this is a breeding project, do your homework before you purchase this bird. You must have an understanding of the Fibro gene. We only use the blackest birds possible in our breeding pens, but we cannot guarantee the distribution of black pigment in their offspring. After working with our line of Cemani for over 5 years we decided Last winter that it was time to introduce a new line into our flock and we're happy to say we're now producing the black mouth and grey tongue, so we feel that was a huge success.
Pullets ordered now will ship spring or summer of 2023. We fill orders in order of payment received.
Pullets are shipped out around 7 weeks of age. We can fit 4 pullets in a box during the cooler months, however you can order as few as 1. Keep in mind that the hatching and growing process takes time, so please be patient while we do our work and remember we're working with animals. We ship in order of payment received. We text the day the pullets ship out and we can work around your blackout dates.
Included in the shipping cost is a box required by the Post Office along with the express mail fee.
14025 County Road 975 E McLeansboro IL 62859
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