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Cemani Chicken Age 5 Month

Recognizing the Opportunity of the Exotic Cemani Chicken Livestock

Recognizing the Opportunity of the Exotic Cemani Chicken Livestock

Cemani chicken is a kind of original Indonesian chicken. If we notice from the body posture, this chicken with black colour on the whole body looks like a local chicken. The difference is on its colour which is black. It comes from Kedu district, central Java. It is almost similar with Kedu chicken but the difference one is the colour of Kedu’s cockscomb is red, meanwhile Cemani’s is black.

In the Java island area, the population of Cemani chicken is more evicted by the population of local chicken or broilers. Cemani chicken livestock is still limited on several breeders who keep conserving on it to maintain its existence.

Cemani chicken is not only for pet also for house decoration. Around 1924, it appeared in fair in Surabaya and  in 1926 in Semarang. From that time, it became known by civil society.

Cemani Chicken Age 5 Month

Cemani Chicken Age 5 Month

Recognizing the Opportunity of the Exotic Cemani Chicken Livestock

There is also another version of Cemani chicken. This chicken has existed since Majapahit kingdom era.  At tat time, Ki Ageng Makukuhan got a mandate to treat a son from Panembahan Hargo Pitutuh by using Cemani chicken meat. That is why until now, there are some people who believe in its savour which can treat somebody’s illness. In medical research, however, there is no scientific explanation about it. For this reason, we try to be more careful in order to avoid of being a shirker. Besides, in our jualayamhias.com website, we do not serve any purchase for treatment, ritual, or other necessity, but fancy chicken for breeding. In this era, this decision seems weird but if we rethink about the risk afterlife, Insya Allah we will understand it.

Cemani chicken is a kind of chicken which produces eggs moderately for about 160 eggs/year. It can break out the eggs at the incubation period at around 21 days. It has been in black colour just after it crack opened. Cemani chicken begins to spawn at the age of 8 months which can produce 8 up to 15 eggs.

At the term of body endurance, Cemani chicken has good at this which means it cannot get sick so easily like local chicken. It is also different with Poland chicken which is more sensitive.

The woof for Cemani is also simple. We can give it Voer or BR, just like concentrate that can be bought in a poultry woof store near us. To keep maintaining the black colour of it, we have no ban of any woof type. However, to keep maintaining the generical descent,  we should mate it with Cemani only.

Cemani Chicken Age 5 Month

Cemani Chicken Age 5 Month

How to choose Cemani chicken’s stall for breeding?

Deciding stall for Cemani chicken is simple enough just like local chicken which is enthusiastic if we let it free. However, if we are going to make a stall, it can be in the form of battery or set it in a row. Another choice is to put it in a group stall that consist of 6 chickens with composition 1 rooster and 5 hens. In this case, it will be better if there is soil in order to accommodate their instinct to scratch it.

Can we consume Cemani chicken?

Just like commonly chicken, Cemani chicken can be consumed. However, it is true that the colour of its meat which is black or purple makes people unwilling to consume. We have already tried to cook it in various kinds such as Cemani chicken soto, Cemani chicken soup, even fried Cemani chicken.

When is Cemani chicken ready to consume?

Cemani chicken can be consumed at the age of 5 months already. To obtain the maximum result, it can be consumed at the age of 8 months which is already in a production period. Nevertheless, just like local chicken, it has delicious taste. In order to reduce its total black colour, we can add other seasoning, for example cayenne pepper, sliced carrot, and lettuce that can be put in the base.

Adult Cemani Chicken

Adult Cemani Chicken

Those are all about history and little bit about the way of breeding Cemani chicken. Hopefully, it can increase your knowledge. Good luck!

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Adult Serama Chicken

Recognizing the Differences Between Kate Chicken and Serama Chicken

Recognizing the Differences Between Kate Chicken and Serama Chicken

Kate chicken and Serama chicken are kinds of fancy chicken which is mostly preserved in Indonesia. At the beginning, Kate chicken is first known by many people so that its population is so high. And then, there is also Serama chicken which has similar body and quill tale with Kate chicken but different in the chest and body size. Thus, for more detail, the followings are the differences between Kate chicken and Serama chicken:

Kate Chicken :

  • The body size is commonly bigger
  • The chest is erect (not bunchy)
  • Has various colour, one of them is white
  • The weight of rooster is more than 500gr
  • Commonly has small, tiny and short legs but there are found some with long legs.
  • The characteristic of Kate chicken’s back is long, not really strapping, and seems like a dwarf
  • Kind of endemic species (from various area) in which every area has different types of Kate chicken
Kate Chicken

Kate Chicken

Serama Chicken :

  • The body size is tinier, for an original adult Serama is only in the size of an adult’s fist.
  • Comes from Malaysia
  • Bloated chest
  • The head almost touches the quill tail while inflating chest
  • The colour is mostly black or red
  • The weight is about 350 gr – 500gr
  • Small legs, short, but not midget
  • The characteristic of good Serama is having beautiful quill tail, erect chest, and wings that is straight down
  • Tame, spoiled, and can recognize the owner
  • Has interesting sign, like walking backward, energetic and looks so cute when walking with bloated chest
Adult Serama Chicken

Adult Serama Chicken

At this time, there is held contest of Serama chicken in particular cities. This is because it has brave characteristic which is inflating its chest when walking. Allright, these all are the significant differences between Kate chicken and Serama chicken to help you in avoiding mistakes when purchasing. It will be much better if you ask your friend to accompany you while purchasing in the market because both of them look very similar.

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Adult Serama Chicken

The Easy Ways To Breed Serama Chickens To Produce Quality Serama

The Easy Ways To Breed Serama Chickens To Produce Quality Serama

Serama Chicken is a kind of chicken which has tiny posture, strapping with bloated chest. This chicken, that comes from Malaysia, has many admirers in this country. Furthermore, there are a lot of contests which is held in big cities. Therefore, market segment on Serama chicken is widely opened. This of course becomes a profitable business.

Taking care of Serama chicken is rather different than Kate chicken. Its tiny posture causes mating the Serama chickens difficult. The short legs causes difficulty when it comes to penetration while marrying the hen. We should hold Serama chicken’s body to make it easier. You can also mate the hen with some roosters so that the percentages of the fertility can increase. Even though it has tiny body, Serama chicken has a big libido. Since aged 3 months, it has started to learn mating. When it is already aged 5 months, it is ready to mate. However, the exact time to reproduce is about 6-7 months. In a single day, a rooster of Serama chicken can mate the hens more than once. Therefore, you can provide several hens to serve a Serama chicken rooster in a stall.

Adult Serama Chicken

Adult Serama Chicken

The eggs productivity of Serama chicken is high enough. In once period, it can produce so many eggs. Unfortunately, Serama cannot brood its all eggs. Its tiny posture causes the eggs will not be incubated and get the warmth evenly. That is why the problem solver for this case is to let other chickens brood Serama eggs or put them in an egg incubation. Sometimes, there is Serama chickens which are not willing to brood the eggs, so the best way is to make a special box to each hen and keep them away from predators. If the hens still do not want to spawn, set strimin wire to the stall around the nesting box. Provide enough woof and let them there in 2 days to get the habit. After more than 2 days, just see the reaction. If they still do not want to brood the eggs, try again the first process.

Serama Chicken Age 3 Month

Serama Chicken Age 3 Month

The woof for Serama chicken is not much different with other fancy chickens which uses voer or BR, red rice, and grits (carbohydrate sources). However, gives Serama voer as little as possible in order to avoid the obesity. Corn functions as the framer of the eggshell which is necessary to give when the hens is getting on the reproduction period. Every once or two days, give 2 crickets en each portion. Besides, bean sprouts or sprouts are also good to give as food additives at Serama’s fertile period. Don’t forget to give Vitamin E everyday.

A Couple Of Serama Chicken

A Couple Of Serama Chicken

To produce superior Serama chickens, you  need to hybridize among Serama types. Even, there are also some people who hybridize them with other chicken types to produce a nice physical appearance.

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Serama Chicken Age 3 Month

Making A Proper Stall To Get Serama Chickens Feel Comfortable

Making A Proper Stall To Get Serama Chickens Feel Comfortable

You as fancy chicken admirers must be unfamiliar with Serama chicken. A lot of fowls which is involved in fancy chicken category such as Poland, Kapas, Bangkok, Sebright, Sebright Gold, Onagadori, Phoenix, Cochin, various type of Turkey (White Turkey, Bronze Turkey, Royal Palm, Bourbon Red, Golden Palm, Self Buff, Black Spanish and Red Pencil, various type of Guinea fowl (Mutiara biasa/ Black Guinea Fowl, White Guinea fowl, Silver Guinea fowl, Plangkok Guinea fowl) which all are not originally Indonesian fowls, including Serama, and so forth. Meanwhile, there are some originally Indonesian fowls such as Pelung, Cemani, Cemani Walik, Kate, Kate Walik, Bekisar, Ketawa, and some other chicken types.

Serama Chicken Age 3 Month

Serama Chicken Age 3 Month

Each fancy chicken has different posture. As a breeder, we are expected to be able of providing a proper and good stall which is suitable with our fowl’s necessity. Stall is such a place for living, reproducing, brooding the eggs, and growing also multiplying the chicks. That is why it should be comfortable, neither too hot nor cold, good ventilation for air circulation, always clean and free from bacterium.

Serama Chicken Age 5 Month

Serama Chicken Age 5 Month

Stall for breeding, the stall immensity is about 1,2m x 2,5m x 1,7m. In a stall, it usually contains of a rooster with 6-8 hens. Its material can be from strimin wire or iron wire. For chicks of Serama chicken which can be separated from their mother, don’t give them umbaran stall (chicken can roam but protected by the barriers) but  special stall with walls although only in one side. You can use ligh bulb of 25 watt as the warmer tool. If the temperature is so low, you can substitute it with 40 watt. Furthermore, the size of the stall depends on chickens’ age and amount. If they are getting bigger, you can move them in a bigger stall.

Adult Serama Chicken

Adult Serama Chicken

The stall can be in the form of battery or multistage but not too large in each box. You should calibrate your land area with the amount of your chickens. Of course, you should notice some aspects of the ideal stall.

If Serama chicken is laying, you can put it in a separate stall or in the umbaran stall’s corner. As the base to place the eggs, you can use box from wood or plastic with straw inside. There is a problem for Serama to brood and hatch the eggs. It is impossible for its tiny posture to brood all of its eggs. It is enough 8-10 eggs to brood. The prior eggs can be given to other mothers. For next process, the chicks which are just crack opened can be placed in a box with warmer tool.

A Couple Of Serama Chicken

A Couple Of Serama Chicken

For Serama which will participate in a contest, try to place it in a stall which is separated from other Serama chickens. This aims not to let the rooster mate the hen which can cause the quill fall out. This of course will reduce the score while scoring in the contest of Serama chicken.

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Adult Cemani Chicken

Better to Choose Broodstocks or Chicks to Begin Cemani Chicken Cattle?

Better to Choose Broodstocks or Chicks to Begin Cemani Chicken Cattle?

Cemani Chicken which is originally from Indonesia has special characteristics. The most special is on its colour. The original Cemani chicken has black colour on its beak, quill, skin, rectum, and leg. It looks so luxurious compared with other fancy chicken. For those who like black color, taking care of this chicken can be a good choice. Moreover, it has easy and simple way to do it.

Adult Cemani Chicken

Adult Cemani Chicken

To prepare the broodstocks, we can use composition of 3-5 Cemani hens and 1 Cemani rooster. It causes on the egg productivity because by having composition no more than 5, in our experience, it can produce high quality of eggs even though we can maximize it up to 8 Cemani hens and 1 rooster.

Adult Cemani Chicken

Adult Cemani Chicken

Beginning Cemani chicken cattle, we can obtain the result more quickly if we choose Cemani chicken broodstocks because they are ready to produce eggs. However, it does not mean that we cannot choose Cemani chicks. Taking care of Cemani chicks will make us more well experienced to take care from chicks and pay attention to its growth until adult and ready to produce.

Cemani Chicken Age 3 Month

Cemani Chicken Age 3 Month

Moreover, we need to consider the length of purchase process. If the distance between the seller and the buyer is far enough, we better buy Cemani chicken with aged more than 2 months because its survive ability toward long journey is much better than chicks with aged under it.

Cemani Chicken Age 5 Month

Cemani Chicken Age 5 Month

By maintaining the woof and the stall cleanliness and good stall isolation, this chicken will grow faster and healthier. The adult of Cemani hens can produce eggs up to 8 until 15 eggs every eggs season. Moreover, Cemani chicken hen can brood its eggs so perfectly.

DOC Cemani Chicken

DOC Cemani Chicken

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Serama Age 3 Month

The Way To Take Care of Serama Chicken For Contest

The Way To Take Care of Serama Chicken For Contest

A lot of people are interested in breeding Serama chicken because of its tiny body and funny gestures. Yeah, this chicken is originally from neighbour country, Malaysia which has dwarf and tiny posture and it is also claimed as the smallest chicken in the world. The weight of original rooster Serama is only 350 gram, while for the hen is about 300 gram. However, in the evolution through lengthy breeding without any regeneration, this adult Serama chicken has weight up to 500 gram.

Serama Age 3 Month

Serama Age 3 Month

Nowadays, Serama chicken contest is several times held royally in some big cities. For Serama chicken which wins the contest, its price can be millions even tens of millions. When you have superior Serama chicken, especially from quality side and want to join in a contest, the treatment of this chicken is very important so that it can performs well and maximally, especially in its appearance. Yes, appearance becomes a main point to win a chicken contest. Good appearance has characteristics such as agile and aggressive. Before joining the contest, one thing that should be remembered is about the cleanness and the neatness of Serama chicken’s quills because it will be an obligatory estimation. Below are severals tips to care Serama chicken before having contest:

Adult Serama Chicken

Adult Serama Chicken

  • To maintain the quill not broken when joining the contest, try not to bundle with the hen (don’t mate them) because it can harm the quill.
  • Keep the stall and chicken clean. Clean the stall, woof and drink places, and the chicken itself regularly by bathing it once in 3 days to keep its quill stay clean.
  • Let your Serama chicken practice to walk in a carpet. If the chicken does not practice it regularly, it will be confuse when it is in the carpet for a contest. It is better to provide green carpet to anticipate Serama chicken’s instinct of pecking it while contest because the chicken thinks that it is grass.d
  • To keep the health, you can let them get sun in the morning, around 08.00 for 30 minutes until an hour. After that, don’t give it drink directly because it can cause snoring disease.
Serama Age 5 Month

Serama Age 5 Month

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Adult Serama Chicken

The Way To Breed Chickens From An Expert

The Way To Breed Chickens From An Expert

A lot of people are interested in breeding Serama chicken because of its tiny body and funny gestures. Yeah, this chicken is originally from neighbour country, Malaysia which has dwarf and tiny posture and it is also claimed as the smallest chicken in the world. The weight of original rooster Serama is only 350 gram, while for the hen is about 300 gram. However, in the evolution through lengthy breeding without any regeneration, this adult Serama chicken has weight up to 500 gram. With tiny size, short legs, often make Serama chicken feel difficult to mate or we find difficulty in breeding this chicken. Thus, below is the explanation of the way to breed Serama chicken from an expert.

Adult Serama Chicken

Adult Serama Chicken

It is Bapak Ir. Rudiasfie Cofinal who is an expert of Serama chicken. According to him, the breeding of Serama chicken is slightly hung up because of its short legs which cause difficult penetration when getting mate. Due to this reason, the way of Serama chicken breeding should be noticed done in the incentive way. The woof for Serama chicken is similar with other fancy chicken such as voer, bran, and corns plus vitamin. The stall should be protected from the rain to avoid getting illness easily.

Adult Serama Chicken

Adult Serama Chicken

Based on Ir. Rudiasfie Sjofinal’s acknowledgement, he often helps rooster chicken be in the top of the hen’s body.  This technique done by holding the hen chicken then push it to the rooster of Serama chicken. However, there is a requirement, both rooster and hen Serama chickens which are ready to mate should be in the age of minimal 6 months. It will be much better if you choose aged of 8 – 12 months. When you hold the hen’s back, it usually get squat. Besides, he often do a rotation, 1 hen of Serama chicken is for 3 roosters with the time for about 2-3 hours. Through this mating technique, we hope there is a big opportunity for success.

Adult Serama Chicken

Adult Serama Chicken

Serama chicken is such a unique. Even though it has tiny size, it has a big lust. When the rooster is already interested in a hen, though it is a bigger hen, the rooster is undaunted. The fertility of Serama chicken is influenced by physical health. Besides, the eggs productivity of the hens is influenced by the weather. If the weather is cold, the productivity is getting lower. It happens because most of the woof is used to produce energy for maintaining the body heat. So, Serama chicken which lives in a cold area should obtain woof with high carbohydrate contents, for example corns.

Serama Age 3 Month

Serama Age 3 Month

When you join Serama chicken contest, don’t mate your Serama chicken. Separate the rooster and the hen of Serama chicken so that they can perform more adventurous in a contest because at that time they will have high lust. This chicken should also be trained to concentrate so that they can perform maximally on stage. They are not allowed to peck the carpet or escape from the stage. Thus, this dwarf chicken should keep the style swanky and produce shrill crow in the catwalk. Actually, taking care of Serama chickens and mating them is not too difficult as long as we always pay attention to the cleanness aspect and give them good woof. Moreover, it will be much better if the woof is mixed with concentrate.

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