Saipan Jungle Fowl Chicken

(11 customer reviews)

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  • Saipan Jungle Fowl – Sold as Baby Chicks Only – No Sexing Available
       Minimums – Not Sexed = 3
                                Total of 3 birds to ship       
Seasonal/Shipped Feb thru mid August Limit of 10


The Saipan chicken is commonly called a Jungle Fowl; however, they are not to be confused with the true Jungle Fowl. The Saipan male can stand 2-3 feet tall, with tight feathering, shorter tail than most birds and as a 2-3 year old becomes very muscular and upright stature. They are slow to mature. During the Second World War, Saipan chickens were brought to the United States from Southeastern Asia and India.

We can not ship Jungle Fowl to Hawaii.

11 reviews for Saipan Jungle Fowl Chicken

  1. ATripp

    Life long buyer!

    I ordered Jungle fowl this spring, all chicks including the extra arrived healthy! We handled them daily and they are still hand friendly! Although they are slow growing, the jungle fowl still kept up with the Brahma chicks in growth. By six months they were all the same height, but a little lighter in weight. Very neat breed to add to anyone’s flock! Thank you!

  2. Cody

    I Love These Birds!

    These Saipans have proven to be very friendly and hearty birds. I live in South Central Texas, where the winter weather can vary wildly from day to day. As of this writing my Saipans are handling the temperature swings like champs.

  3. B

    Cool birds

    Although they are not hardy one of 3 died in transit crackle sent another out right away and were easy to work with. They look cool and stand out from the flock. We are getting ready to go though our first winter with them but so far so good.

  4. Heath

    Excellent high quality in perfect health

    Beautiful birds mine are 8months males are 2.5 ft, stunning birds lot of compliments.

  5. Tvbauer

    They died

    Such a cool breed of birds, not resilient to shipping. They all died- other breeds were okay. I wasn’t compensated

  6. Michigan

    Not for the Cold

    They came perfectly packaged and chirping. As previous comments stated, these are slow maturing birds. I bought them the same time as my Welsummers, and they still looked like little bantams while the Welsummers looked full grown after 6 months. Also, I live in Michigan and have a large “free range” style coop. They did good for Spring and Summer, but once Fall hit, none of them survived. Not the hatcheries fault, just be wary about cold weather protection if you get these birds. I might try another batch once I modify my coop for them.

  7. HerbanFarmer

    Very slow to mature as expected

    I ordered a few SJF and only one survived shipping. Very weak chicks. These birds are very slow growing. The one that survived is 6 months old and looks like 2 month old chick. I have her separated from the other chickens and she is very tame.

  8. James

    Very Disappointed

    I order a bunch of chicks, the Saipan arrived dead or dying (died a few hours after box opened). Replacements were sent and they also arrived dead and dying. If the chicks can’t handle shipping it is irresponsible to ship them. I have ordered many chicks from many hatchery and never had this problem.

  9. Big D

    Great birds/great service

    I ordered some Saipan Jungle Fowl 9 years ago from your Cackle Hatchery. The chicks were mishandled at the post office (no fault of Cackle’s) and 1/3 of the chicks were dead. I called and spoke to Jeff and he made it more than right. I still have a few of the birds ( a test to longevity in the genetics). In response to a previous review, KEEP IN MIND THESE ARE SLOW MATURING BIRDS. I’d say it was 3 or 4 years before they were what you’d call fully mature. Our rooster, Eyeball Chambers, is between 10-12 pounds. Thanks Cackle Hatchery. You all do a great job.

  10. Elberton, GA

    Not the same

    I order 9 in March 2018, cackle give me one extra. I got 10 total. The males are totally different from the one I saw it here. The males weight less than 6 lbs.

  11. Carey Unknown May 2015

    Chicks / Saipan Jungle Fowl

    The chicks arrived safety. Very healthy and well packed. Thank You.

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Breed Facts

  • Poultry Show Class: Oriental Class
  • Weights: Hen ——-8-9 lbs      
    Rooster—-9-13 lb
    Pullet——-6  lbs       
    Cockerel—8 lbs
  • Purpose and Type: Ornamental, Egg Laying; Exhibition
  • Egg Shell Color: Light Brown
  • Egg Production: Poor
  • Egg Size: Medium
  • Temperament: Active
  • Fertility Percentage: 40-55%
  • Broody: Setters
  • Mating Ratio: 6 Females to 1 Male
  • Roost Height: 2 to 4 feet
  • Country of Origin: Northern Mariana Islands
  • APA: No
  • TLC: Not Listed
  • Breeder Source Farm: Cackle Hatchery® Poultry Breeding Farm has been developing our bloodline or strain of pure Saipan Jungle Fowl chickens since 1996.


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