Black Chickens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by VolailleAmant, Jan 22, 2019.

  1. VolailleAmant

    VolailleAmant Songster

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    Hey! Have you heard of Fibromelanistic chickens? They are all black. Like Ayam Cemanis. Can you help me list a few other chicken breeds that contain this genetic mutation? Thanks!
     
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  2. Nats Chickens

    Nats Chickens Crowing

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    I don't think there are any...……?
     
  3. Erikj84

    Erikj84 Chirping

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    Ayam cemani and svart hona are the 2 breeds. Ayam cemani pure blood line are rare and you will pay top dollar for them ( I have 14 of them all under a month old so trust me hard to find good blood line and will cost more then they are worth but I had to have them lol) the svart hona are also called "swedish blacks" but buyer beware because they are extremely rare and a lot of mixed birds being solder as them. I bartered one off a "breeder" that grew up to have a red comb and all was not pure.
     
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  4. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Ayam Cemani, Svart Hona and Silkies have black skin.
     
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  5. Nats Chickens

    Nats Chickens Crowing

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    Silkies have mulberry skin, and blue earlobes.
     
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  6. OhZark Biddies

    OhZark Biddies Crowing

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    Also look up “mosaic” chickens
     
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