Some Facts about Kadaknath Chicken Breed


Particulars Kadaknath
Weight of Day Old Kadaknath Chicks 28 to 30 grams
Bird Body Colour Jet black
Price for Parent Stock (chicks) Rs. 20 to 22
Body weight in 8 weeks 0.8 0.9 kg
Period required to attain 1 kg of body weight  13 to14 Weeks
Survival rate 95 %
Period required to attain 1.5 to 2 Kg Body weight Like Country Chicken
Total weight (male) 2.3 to 2.5 kg
Total weight (female) 1.6 to 1.8 kg
Quality of Meat Black like pure country chicken
Taste of the meat It tastes like country chicken.
Meat percentage without skin (dressed) 65 %
Management/Maintenance Low
Are these good for Commercial or Backyard poultry farming Backyard poultry farming
Age for first egg laying 23 to 24 weeks
Broodyness Less
Egg laying/month 11-12
Annual egg laying 120
Average egg weight 40 to 45 grams.
Egg colour Brown
Feed required 50 kg for entire growth