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What is Jersey Giant Chicken Breed

What is Jersey Giant Chicken Breed

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If we search Google for the biggest chicken breed, the majority of the sources would tell us that the biggest chicken breed is no other than Jersey Giant. The term “giant” alone would support this claim and in this article, we are going to learn more about the Jersey Giant breed. The History of Jersey Giant Originally developed by John and Thomas Black, near Jobstown, New Jersey, it was another bird that was produced to fill a marketing niche. At around that time (the 1870s’-1890s’) there was a demand for big, heavy roasting birds that would rival, perhaps even surpass, the more common turkey. Late in the development of this bird, commercial large, broad-breasted turkeys were presented to the public, so the Jersey Giant did not achieve the initial goal set for it. The brothers use...