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by ruchita last modified Jan 22, 2014 12:11 PM

Mar 15, 2013

Native Tract

Found in the districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Udalguri and Baska in Assam.


  • Plumage colour is mostly black interspersed with white feathers.
  • Comb is red, single, erect and large in size.
  • Average weight
    -Cock: 1.79±0.13 kg
    -Hen: 1.63±0.13 kg.
  • Annual egg production: 60 – 70.
  • Average egg weight: 44.42 gms.

Cultural / Economic Significance

These birds are reared by Bodo tribals in Assam under backyard or free-range rearing systems.