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Red Jungle Fowl

Art print of Red Jungle Fowl Chicken Rooster and Hen by Watts

Art print of Red Jungle Fowl Chicken Rooster and Hen by Watts

Red Jungle Fowl Chicken Rooster and Hen

Red Jungle Fowl Chicken Rooster and Hen

 Day old Red Jungle Fowl chicks

Day old Red Jungle Fowl Chicks

Red Jungle Fowl Chicken Breed


Red Jungle Fowl Chicken Breed Information and Chicken Facts

Red  Jungle Fowl Chicken Breed Information:

Jungle birds are the "original bird" from which all varieties and strains of domesticated chickens arrived based on comments and observations made by Darwin. This type of chicken/fowl is smaller than most common sizes of chickens yet a little bigger than the modern day bantams that are being bred. These birds have one of your best chances of free ranging fowl and avoiding predators. Cackle Hatchery® ’s bloodline/strain was acquired from some descendants of Red Jungle in the San Diego Zoo in California. Most of the birds have a slate blue or grey colored leg and have white earlobes. Sometimes they have a moss green leg color and red earlobes because of some differences in the sub-species that were used in our original breeding. Cackle Hatchery®  has been breeding our bloodline/strain since 1990.

Chicken Facts:

  • Poultry Show Class: Oriental

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

  • Purpose Egg Production

  • Egg Shell Color - Tinted

  • Egg Production - Poor-good, 90-180 eggs a year depending on environments

  • Country of Origin -Asia

  • APA: No

  • ALBC: Not Listed

  • Breeder Source Farm:  "Cackle Hatchery® Poultry Breeding Farm" developing our bloodline or strain of pure Red Jungle Fowl chickens since 1984.


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.

Straight Run Only

Minimum of 5 birds of each breed variety/color St 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. 

Breed  Group Qty Per Chick Price
To Purchase
Red Jungle Fowl Straight Run 5 3.95 19.75
Red Jungle Fowl Straight Run 10 3.90 39.00
Red Jungle Fowl Straight Run 15 3.85 57.75
Red Jungle Fowl Straight Run 25 3.70 92.50

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