Ayam Cemani

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Treats Farms, Oct 9, 2013.

  1. Treats Farms

    Treats Farms Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all. We would like to get into the Ayam Cemani, the blackest of black - I mean from everything I've read they are completely black, even their organs. My question is are they recognized as show birds? Also, does anyone in the US have them for sale?
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They Ayam Cemani is certainly a unique choice--I agree with you, they are quite interesting! But they are not very common in the United States, that I know of. Because of their rareness, they are not recognized by the American Poultry Association and therefore can't be competitive at poultry shows. Any breed of chicken can be shown, though, and I'm sure that showing them would increase the interest in the breed and eventually even lead to recognition.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    X2. They aren't recognized by the APA, but can be shown (just can't go any farther than best of breed).
     
  4. Treats Farms

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    Thank you very much for this information.
     

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