Jersey Giant Chickens

New Jersey Giant Chicken

New Jersey Giant Chicken
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Rare Poultry Society
Richard Billson
Alexandra Cottage, 8 St Thomas's Road, Great Glen, Leicestershire,
LE8 OEG
UK

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History

The Jersey Giant Chickens originated in New Jersey by crossing Black Javas, Dark Brahmas and Black Langshans. In recent years, Cornish blood was introduced in some strains. As the name implies the Jersey Giant Chickens are large and a very heavy fowl.

The Jersey White Giants were sports of the Black variety.

Characteristics

Jersey Giant Chickens are a general purpose fowl for heavy meat and egg production. The color of the skin is yellow and the eggs shells are brown to dark brown.

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Purpose

Dual

Classification

Heavy / Rare

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Egg Numbers

180 per annum


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