Red Jungle Fowl(Gallus gallus)
Scientific classification:
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : Aves
Order : Galliformes
Family : Phasianidae
Genus : Gallus
Species : gallus
Scientific name: Gallus gallus
Important Facts:
Length 70 cm
Weight Male - 1.5 kg, Female – 750 gm.
Life Span Approximately 25 years.
Sexual maturity 5 months
Incubation period 18-21 days
Clutch size 5 – 6 eggs
Red Jungle fowl prefers thick secondary forest or wide open areas.
Northeast India, southern China, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Red Jungle fowl is an herbivore and insectivore. It feeds on corn, soybean, worms, grass, grains and insects
(per head)
G. V. leaves – 20 gm.
Bread – 10 gm.
Mixed dana – 100 gm.
Guava – 20 gm.
Garlic – 02 gm.
Egg boiled – ½ no.
Sattu – 10 gm.