American Black Satin

The “American Black Satin” is the rarest and most beautiful of all chicken breeds. This American breed is the descendant of the purest solid black chickens of the world, the Indonesian “Ayam Cemani.” 

This designer breed is the result of selected genetics and cross-breeding of the most pure all black roosters and hens for the pure, jet-black quality sought by breeders. All feathers, skin, scales, beak, comb, wattles, feet, meat, and organs are all solid black. No other color appears on these beautiful birds.

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What are Ayam Cemani chickens?

If Ayam Cemani is the “Lamborghini” of the chicken breeds as referred to throughout the internet, the American Black Satin breed is the “Bugatti” of chicken breeds. We take the highest standards of the Ayam Cemani Breeders Association and raise those aspirational standards to a new level. Every American Black Satin must express Double Fibro Genes  with no leakage of any other characteristics other than pure black.

To qualify as an American Black Satin chick they must be born of double fibro, gypsy face, genetically established lineage that has been culled to exclude any of the following characteristics before sale or shipment.

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F.A.Q.
What Qualifies an American Black Satin?

To qualify as an American Black Satin chick they must be born of double fibro, gypsy face, genetically established lineage that has been culled to exclude any of the following characteristics before sale or shipment:

  1. Any showing of white, pink, yellow, or any color other than black on the footpad, toe, or toenail.
  2. Any feather or down located on any part of the chick, including the hackles, saddle, or sickles, having any light or colored leakage other than solid pure black.
  3. Any wingtip or chick down showing white, light grey or any other color except solid pure black.
  4. The shanks have any feathers whatsoever.
  5. The comb or wattles have any red, rose, or purple discoloration.
  6. The shanks, skin, or vents show any sign of pink, white, light grey, or any other color except black.
  7. Any earlobe color other than black is expressed.
  8. The tongue or mouth has any pink coloring.
  9. Feet or toes are crooked, twisted, or otherwise not in proper and proportionate location.
Where do Ayam Cemani originate?

The Java Island of Indonesia

How big are Ayam Cemani chickens?

They are the same size as standard large fowl and adults can weight 5-7 pounds.

Are Ayam Cemani rare?

Ayam Cemani birds are the rarest chicken on the planet.

How often do Ayam Cemani lay eggs?

Ayam Cemani lay 3 to 4 eggs a week, 80 to 120 a year.

Are Ayam Cemani tolerant to cold weather?

Yes, they are tolerant to cold weather and very tolerant to hot weather.

Are Ayam Cemani Chickens docile?

Like other chickens, the more time you spend with your Ayam Cemani chickens while they are young, the more docile and used to human interaction they will be in most cases.

Are Ayam Cemani hens setters, do they go broody?

Yes, Ayam Cemani hens can be setters and will sometimes go broody.

What are Ayam Cemani personalities like?

Ayam Cemani chickens are very friendly to humans and can be very curious.

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Black Satin Farms
Located in South Alabama and North Florida, Black Satin Farms, Inc is The Largest Exclusive Breeder of Ayam Cemani Chickens in The US.
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