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 Black Sumatra Chicken Rooster

Black Sumatra Chicken Rooster

Black Sumatra Chicken Hen 

Black Sumatra Chicken Hen

Day old Black Sumatra chicks

Day old Black Sumatra chicks

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Sumatra Chicken Breed Information and Chicken Facts
*Heritage Breed

Sumatra Chicken Breed Information

Cackle Hatchery®  offers two color varieties (blue and black) of the Sumatra Chicken . The Sumatra Chicken has a long flowing tail, graceful carriage and was originally bred as a fighting chicken. The Sumatra Chicken does not do well in close confinement and prefer to roost as high as they can get.

The Black Sumatra Chicken came from the Island of Sumatra which is in far southeast Asia. This is a fowl of graceful form and has a long flowing tail with lustrous greenish black plumage (for the black color variety). The Sumatra chicken is noted for multiple spurs (3 spurs) that appear on each leg of males.. This breed was admitted into the American Standard of Perfection in 1883 and a notable feature is their dark to black skin on their face.

Chicken Facts:

  • Poultry Show Class: All Other Standard Breed - Oriental

  • WeightsHen -------4 lbs                Rooster----5 lb
                    Pullet-------3 1/2  lbs       Cockerel---4 lbs                   

  • Purpose Exhibition

  • Egg Shell Color - Tinted

  • Egg Production - Fair

  • Country of Origin -Asia, Island of Sumatra

  • APA: Yes, Recognized by American Standard of Perfection

  • ALBC: Critical status, Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed.

  • Breeder Farm Source:  "Cackle Hatchery® Poultry Breeding Farm" developing our bloodline or strain of pure Black Sumatra since 1979.

 

Cackle Hatchery®  has these chickens for sale. If you would like just a few chicks for sale then check out our Small Poultry Order or City/Town Chicken Specials and also our Backyard Chicken Houses.

 

Minimum order is 5 but you can order more than that amount, just put the number in place of the 5.

Minimum of 5 birds of each breed variety/color Straight Run chicks are shipped at 1 day of age, the chicks arrive at your post office at 2-3 days of age. You MUST have a minimum total order of 15 chicks.

AVAILABILITY
FOR UPCOMING HATCHES
  BABY CHICK PRICES
 
 
Black Sumatra
Black Sumatra Straight Run 5 3.05 15.25
 
Black Sumatra Straight Run 10 3.05 30.50
 
Black Sumatra Straight Run 15 2.95 44.25
 
Black Sumatra Straight Run 25 2.55 63.75
 

 

 

 



Blue Sumatra

Blue Sumatra Chicken Rooster and Hen

Pair of Blue Sumatra Chickens

Blue Sumatra Chicken Hen

Blue Sumatra Chicken Hen

Blue Sumatra chicks

Blue Sumatra Chicks

Blue Sumatra Chicken Rooster

Blue Sumatra Chicken Rooster

Blue Sumatra Chicken Hen

Blue Sumatra Chicken Hen

Close up of Blue Sumatra Chicken Rooster

Close up of Blue Sumatra Chicken Rooster

Blue Sumatra Chicken Breed

PHOTO GALLERY
 AND VIDEOS

Sumatra Chicken Breed Information and Chicken Facts
*Heritage Breed

Blue Sumatra Chicken Breed Information

Cackle Hatchery®  offers two color varieties (blue and black) of the Sumatra Chicken . The Sumatra Chicken has a long flowing tail, graceful carriage and was originally bred as a fighting chicken. The Sumatra Chicken does not do well in close confinement and prefer to roost as high as they can get.

 

The Blue Sumatra Chicken can come in different shades of blue, dark blue/black and splash feathering and originally came from the Island of Sumatra. We no longer offer the Self Blue Sumatra chicken and only offer the Blue Sumatra chicken. The Blue Sumatra Chicken photos as shown are the blue colors you want to select out of your entire flock to show... This (blue color) is a very rare color of the Sumatra chicken breed and will attract a lot of attention at poultry shows. You would show them in the “all other standard breeds class” under “Orientals”. The Blue Sumatra was admitted into the American Standard of Perfection in 2002. There are very few breeders of the blue Sumatra in the United States and very few have been breeding them as long as Cackle Hatchery® / Breeding Farms. Our bloodline generally  produces 1/3 black/blues, 1/3 blues and 1/3 splash. We only ship you the blue chicks, however, their offspring will still produce the 3 color shades. We breed for long tails , black skin and the multiple (3 spurs) that appear on each leg of the males.

 



Chicken Facts:

  • Poultry Show Class: All Other Standard Breed - Oriental

  • Weights -  Hen -------4 lbs                Rooster----5 lb
                    Pullet-------3 1/2  lbs       Cockerel---4 lbs                   

  • Purpose -  Exhibition

  • Egg Shell Color - Tinted

  • Egg Production - Fair

  • Country of Origin -Asia, Island of Sumatra

  • APA: Yes, Recognized by American Standard of Perfection

  • ALBC: Critical status, Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed.

  • Breeder Farm Source: "Cackle Hatchery® Poultry Breeding Farm" developing our bloodline or strain of pure Blue Sumatra since 1979.

Cackle Hatchery®  has these chickens for sale. If you would like just a few chicks for sale then check out our Small Poultry Order or City/Town Chicken Specials and also our Backyard Chicken Houses.

Minimum order is 5 but you can order more than that amount, just put the number in place of the 5.

Minimum of 5 birds of each breed variety/color Straight Run chicks are shipped at 1 day of age, the chicks arrive at your post office at 2-3 days of age. You MUST have a minimum total order of 15 chicks. 

AVAILABILITY
FOR UPCOMING HATCHES
  BABY CHICK PRICES
 
 
Breed Group Qty Per Chick Price
To Purchase
Blue Sumatra
Blue Sumatra Straight Run 5 5.15 25.75
Blue Sumatra Straight Run 10 5.05 50.50
Blue Sumatra Straight Run 15 4.95 74.25
Blue Sumatra Straight Run 25 4.95 123.75
 

 


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