Black Jersey Giant chickens out rival many other breeds as a meat bird. The Black Jersey Giant was originally developed to be a meat bird, however, a large amount of time is required before they reach their full size. Jersey Giants are a good large brown egg layer and are known for laying well through the winter. They are a docile breed and are very robust and cold hardy making them a great choice for your flock. They are an excellent roasting bird when fully mature. The hens tend to lay more eggs than those of other heavy breeds. Their black plumage has a beautiful green sheen, the eyes are dark brown and shanks and toes black.
APPROX 240 X-LARGE EGGS/YEAR |EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 13 LBS. FEMALE 11 LBS.
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