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Jersey Giant

 

Jersey Giant Rooster Jersey Giant Hen

Here are some photos of a nice black jersey giant pair.

Jersey Giant At A Glance

Purpose:   Dual Purpose
Hen Weight:   11 lbs.
Cold Tolerance:
Heat Tolerance:
Rate of Maturation:
Broodiness:
Cage/Pen Tolerance:
Calmness:
Aggression:
Flighty:
Friendliness
Energy Level:
Eating Economy:
Noisyness:

Egg Size: medium

Eggs per week: 3

Egg color:

Egg Color

Additional Jersey Giant Facts and Information

Color Variations: Black, White, Blue, Splash

 

Comb Type(s): They have small, single combs.

 

Skin Color: Yellow skin, dark shanks

 

Earlobe Color: Red

 

History: Created in New Jersey by John and Thomas Black, hoping their breed would become more popular for meat purposes than the turkey. Due to their slow maturation, this success was not achieved.

 

Additional Notes: Of all purebred chickens, Jersey Giants hold the title of being the biggest.