Ayam Cemani is a rare breed of chicken that is famous for its all-black appearance, including feathers, skin, beak, and internal organs. This breed is highly valued for its unique and exotic appearance, and is considered sacred in Indonesian culture. Ayam Cemani is also known for its hardiness and adaptability, making it a popular choice for backyard chicken keepers. However, due to its rarity, and difficulty to hatch, the breed is quite expensive and may not be readily available.
We were lucky and able to hatch 8 Ayam Cemani chicks, resulting in two roosters and 6 hens. This will be our first generation of birds. We are focusing on the quality of the bird and the flourescens of the feathers to reflect more purple. So far, they are quite stunning.
Next step, acquire a different hereditary line of Cemani’s in order to create generation two.
Stay tuned for the progress.