Jersey Giant vs Brahma?

Are Brahmas bigger than Jersey Giants?

There ARE giant breeds. And the giant Brahma isn’t even the largest ! … The largest recognized chicken breed is actually the Jersey Giant, which commonly grows to be a few pounds larger. Brahma roosters generally get as large as 12+ lbs, and hens will be about 9.5 lbs. or more when fully mature and well fed.

What is the largest chicken breed in the world?

Jersey Giant. The Jersey Giant is an American breed developed in New Jersey in the 1800s. The breed was developed primarily as a meat source to rival turkeys and has become recognized worldwide as the largest chicken breed.

Are Jersey Giant Roosters aggressive?

Although Jersey Giant roosters are not aggressive, they can occasionally let their size get the best of them. Often, you will find hens with bare backs, the feathers picked clean until the roosters settle down during breeding.

What is the biggest Brahma chicken?

While Jersey Giants are the largest chicken breed on average, Merakli is a Brahma chicken. His exact weight is said to be 16.5 pounds and he stands just a hair under 2.8 feet tall.