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by ruchita last modified Jan 22, 2014 12:37 PM

Mar 15, 2013

Native Tract

Found mainly in the Calicut district but also in the surrounding areas in Kannur and Malappuram districts of Kerala, and the adjoining Mahe region of Puducherry.



  • Plumage color is black with a shining bluish tinge on hackle, back and tail feathers.
  • Comb is red, single and large in size.
  • Average weight:
    -Cock: 1.62 ±0.16 kg
    -Hen: 1.24±0.10 kg.
  • Eggs are tinted.
  • Annual egg production: 60 – 80.
  • Average egg weight: 40.02±0.94 gms.