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How much do Ayam Cemani sell for?

How much do Ayam Cemani sell for?

You can expect to pay around $160 for a dozen Ayam Cemani chicken hatching eggs. Unsexed chicks cost about $50 each and pullets are typically not available. A breed pair of adults will cost around $5000 per pair!

Can you buy Ayam Cemani?

You can buy Ayam Cemani chicks as straight-run birds from Cackle Hatchery. These rare chickens can be purchased in quantities as little as three birds, or you can order a larger batch to fill your entire chicken coop. Vaccinations are available, as are fertile hatching eggs.

How much is Ayam Cemani full grown?

An adult Ayam Cemani can un up to $2,500 (€2,250) so it would probably be more cost-effective to buy your chickens as chicks and raise them yourself. The average cost for an Ayam Cemani chick is around $200 (€180).

Do Ayam Cemani make good pets?

Yes. Although they come with a hefty price tag, they make good pets. They tolerate children well and some owners even report their Ayam Cemani chickens following their children around in the yard. They get along well with other animals and other chickens.

What is the rarest chicken?

The Burmese bantam chicken is perhaps the rarest chicken. Sadly they have been teetering on the brink of extinction for several decades now. In fact at one point it was considered extinct. However in the 1970s a few birds were found in a very small flock.

At what age do Ayam Cemani start laying?

Keep in mind that it takes 5 to 6 months for Ayam Cemani chicks to mature enough to start laying their own eggs.

How much is a pair of Ayam Cemani?

Black Indonesian Ayam Cemani Chickens Will Cost You $5,000 a Pair. There’s a whole market out there for exotic breeds of chickens. As in livestock that can cost you anywhere from $50 a bird to thousands of dollar for a pair.

Why is Ayam Cemani so expensive?

According to “Phoenix New Times”, Black Indonesian Ayam Cemani Chickens will cost you $5,000 a pair, which makes it very expensive. Ayam Cemani are black due to excessive pigmentation. This is called fibromelanosis. Fibromelanosis is the result of genetics.

How long do Ayam Cemani live?

6-8 years

Ayam Cemani Chicken
Lifespan: 6-8 years.
Weight: Hen (3.5-4.5lb) and Rooster (4.5-6.5lb).
Color: Black.
Egg Production: 1-2 per week.

How big can Brahma chickens get?

around 30 inches high
The Brahma is a very imposing bird standing around 30 inches high. The size can be very intimidating to some folks (especially small children). Back in the 1800s their weight was very impressive. Today’s bird is a bit smaller than its ancestors and a rooster will weigh in around 10lb with the hens at 8lb.

Are Ayam Cemani easy to hatch?

Temperature is much more critical than humidity when it comes to hatching your Ayam Cemani eggs. As long as you maintain the right conditions your eggs should hatch in about 21 days. Make sure to turn the eggs three times a day during the first 18 days and then leave them alone for the last 3 days before hatching.

Are Ayam Cemani chickens really that “good”?

While Ayam Cemani chickens are believed to be good luck, curing a whole host of diseases, you shouldn’t expect the meat of an Ayam Cemani to cure your hunger. With the average chicken of this breed weighing in at less than five pounds, there’s really not a lot of it.

What does Ayam Cemani taste like?

Ayam Cemani meat tastes like regular chicken meat but many claim it is a bit more savory. It also tends to have a softer texture once cooked making it easier to cut. While some diners might be surprised to find the meat stays black when cooked, this rich pigment is believed to help make it taste even more delicious.

When do Ayam Cemani start laying eggs?

Ayam Cemani’s will begin laying eggs at 5 months of age.They only lay 80 eggs a year. So you figure if you have a 90% fertility rate, of the 80 eggs you have the potential of 82 chicks.

Do Ayam Cemani chickens lay black eggs?

There are circulating pictures of a black chicken with black eggs, but all sources checked say the black Ayam Cemani lays cream colored eggs, not black. Thus, the composite image below is misleading. Black Ayam Cemani chickens are real and the black looking eggs are real eggs, but from an entirely different bird.