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Jersey Black Giant Chickens

Cackle Hatchery

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Num. Birds 1-14 15-24 25-49 50-99100+
Price per Bird $3.89 $3.79 $3.59 $2.992.79
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Price: $3.89
Breed Specific Minimum: 5

Availability: Available in 1-3 weeks; next hatch date: 05/11/16

Chicken Gender

Chicken Gender*:
Straight Run (Day-Old Random Gender)
Females (Day-Old Pullets) [Add $0.70]
Males (Day-Old Cockerels) [Subtract -$0.40]

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Jersey Black Giant Chicken

The Jersey Giant is considered the largest of all dual-purpose chicken breeds and largest purebred chicken breed. While they are considered a dual purpose breed, they Jersey Giant excels as a meat bird because of it's massive size. The males weigh in up to 13 pounds and the hens can be as heavy as 10, though they do not reach full maturation until about 8 or 9 months.

Though they are not revered for their egg production, Jersey Giants will lay more eggs than most other heavy breeds. The eggs produced will usually be brown and extra large.

As their name suggests, Jersey Giants were developed in the late 19th century in Burlington County, New Jersey. They were developed by selective crossing of Black Javas, Black Langshans, and Dark Brahmas to create a breed with an enormous frame, yellow skin, and a single comb. The intention was to breed a chicken that could be substituted for the turkey on the table.
Product Facts

Jersey Black Giant Chicken Info

  • Adult Weight - Male: up to 13 pounds ; Female: up to 10 pounds
  • Color - Black
  • Purpose - Dual Purpose: Meat and Eggs
  • Egg Production - Good
  • Egg Color - Extra Large Brown
  • Country of Origin -America

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Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 25 Write a review.

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Jersey black giants March 21, 2016
Reviewer: Kyle Baker from Hickory, NC United States  
Great quick shipping I was worried my chicks would be hurt or dead when delivered but everything went smoothly and the chicks are alive and jumping around eating 24/7. I will definitely order again!

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my order February 26, 2016
Reviewer: billy barnwell from piedmont, AL United States  
I couldn't be happier,,all arrived alive,,one showed signs of stress (normal) and passed,,the rest are doing great!!

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Very happy with my order! August 16, 2015
Reviewer: Cynthia Kayser from Springfield, GA United States  
Hard to distinguish from the speckled Sussex at the moment, but growing fast.

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Jersey Black Giants July 16, 2015
Reviewer: Alex Carrera from Belen, NM United States  
All 15 chicks arrived alive. They even added one extra chick! I'll be sure to order some more in the future.

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Jersey Black Giant Chicks June 22, 2015
Reviewer: M from Nancy, KY United States  
My order shipped out Wednesday got them by Thursday afternoon, and 15 of them are doing great.

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