Ayam cemani difference from svart hona??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by comster, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. comster

    comster Out Of The Brooder

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    First time with these two breeds.

    I have some ayam cemani and svart hona. Hatched out as chicks and I can't tell them apart. This was a very bad bad idea.

    They are about 6 months old now. I have 2 cockerels and 2 pullets. It's easy to notice the difference among the cockerels, but the pullets I have no idea what they are.

    Either I have one pullet of each breed or they are both ayam or svart.

    Can anyone help give me some major differences to tell them apart.
    I I'll to post pictures from my computer.

    Thanks!
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is awesome that you have both where did you get yours from, the ayam females should be sleeker than the svart females
     
  3. comster

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    I got mine as hatching eggs off eBay. They were really black as chicks, but their mouths aren't all black.

    I've googled images and sometimes they look like cemani and sometimes they look like svart. Lol

    I think they are svart, but I want to be 100% sure before I breed them.
     
  4. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are they full adults yet? and could you post pics?
     
  5. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG you have ayam cemani??? Those are really cool!! I really want them but they cost too much [​IMG]
     
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    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ikr
     
  8. muskratp

    muskratp Out Of The Brooder

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    Well...at least I am not the only one, lol. I did the same thing. I bought Ayam Cemani hatching eggs and they happened to hatch out right about the same time I won an auction of assorted Greenfire chicks, which happen to include Svart Honas. I heard that although they look alike as chicks, as they get older the Svart Hona's black combs appear green in the sun, so that is what I am waiting for. Good luck :)
     
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    Well...at least I am not the only one, lol. I did the same thing. I bought Ayam Cemani hatching eggs and they happened to hatch out right about the same time I won an auction of assorted Greenfire chicks, which happen to include Svart Honas. I heard that although they look alike as chicks, as they get older the Svart Hona's black combs appear green in the sun, so that is what I am waiting for. Good luck :)
     
  10. sr26

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    Has anyone tried crossing an Ayam Cemani to a Svart Hona? I am hatching out both separately right now, and was wondering if anyone tried to cross the 2 to see if it made a more vigorous fibromelanistic chicken.
     

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