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What is Saipan Jungle Fowl Chicken Breed

What is Saipan Jungle Fowl Chicken Breed

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The Saipan jungle fowl is a breed of chicken that was brought to the United States from Saipan Island in the Northern Mariana Islands, and that's where its name comes from. At present this bird is extinct in its hometown, and it has not been confirmed if there are pure specimens in any part of the world. Characteristics Saipan rainforest birds mature very slowly; It takes up to 3 years for them to reach full maturity. They are very tall birds, and the roosters can reach the size of 60cm to 1m in height. They also have very tight feathers and a shorter tail than most other chicken breeds. The Saipan has a very muscular and upright posture that resembles eastern game birds like; the Malay, the Shamo, and the Asil. It has a flat crest and small red lobes. The birds of the Saipan rainforest ...