Hatching February to July.
Bring a touch of royalty to your backyard coop. Day-old baby Black Breasted Red Phoenix chickens are a wonderful addition to any flock. They make excellent pet chickens.
The Phoenix is mainly an ornamental and exhibition chicken.
The Black Breasted Red Phoenix chickens were developed from the Japanese Onagadori long-tailed chicken. In the United States, the tails of males can reach four to five feet in length. The feathers molt every second year.
Production: The Black Breasted Red Phoenix chicken's egg production is low consisting of one egg a week. The size of the eggs is small. The color of the egg is white to tinted.
Temperament: The temperament varies. They are talkative and lively. Some of the pet chickens in a backyard coop have an extremely calm manner. Young children can easily hold these pet chickens. They handle heat well. They need a warm backyard coop in winter so the tails will not freeze. This chicken breed handles confinement well. The hens do go broody.
Color description: The Phoenix pet chickens have beautiful color combinations. The breast is black. The neck, shoulder and long saddle hackle feathers are red. The shanks are yellow or slate in color, and the skin is yellow. They look beautiful in a backyard coop.
Livestock Conservancy Status: threatened
APA Class: All Other Standard Breeds
Body type: The Black Breasted Red Phoenix chicken has a single comb. There are no feathers on the legs.
Standard Weights: Rooster 5.5 lbs, Hen 4 lbs, Cockerel 4.5 lbs, Pullet 3.5 lbs
Before a chicken hatches, it absorbs the yolk. This provides the newly hatched chicks with a week-long supply of nutrition and water. The baby chicks do not need further food or water during their shipment. The chickens for sale will be shipped through the post office. The United States Post Office is both experienced and careful when delivering live orders.
The Black Breasted Red Phoenix chickens have the distinction of tail feathers that are long and gorgeous. This unusual pet chicken can add its beauty to any backyard coop.