An Extraordinary Chicken : Ayam Ketawa Chickens For Sale

An Adult laughing chicken
An Adult laughing chicken

Ayam Ketawa Chickens For Sale is popular in Indonesia. Ayam ketawa or laughing chicken is originally from Indonesia. This chicken can only be found in the area of Sidenreng Rappang. It is only 183 kilometers from the South Sulawesi. In the past, This chicken only can be owned by the Buginese royal family in the Kraton (the palace). This chicken is an entertainment and symbol of luck. Besides, this chicken symbolizes the courage, the outstanding gallantry and symbol of “manly” for Buginese. 

Another name of this chicken is Manu Gaga, Gaga chicken or, Ayam Gaga. The name of ayam ketawa is from words of “ayam”. In Indonesia it means “chicken”. Then the word “Ketawa” in Indonesia means “laugh”. So, people usually call this chicken laughing chicken because the rooster’s cockcrow sounds like laughter. This is a popular ornamental chicken in Indonesia. It is called laughing chicken because the rooster’s crow sounds like laughter.

Nowadays, the popularity of Ayam ketawa chicken in Indonesia is high. There are a lot of ornamental chickens lovers who breed this ayam ketawa chicken. They breed this chicken for some reason. They usually just breed them for pleasure or for the competition. For the competition, it must have a unique sound. This chicken has various sounds and it has many types of sound. Also, for every chicken has its own unique sounds. The unique sound is important for winning the contest.

Ayam Ketawa or laughing chicken
Ayam Ketawa or laughing chicken

There are some different types of Ayam Ketawa Chickens based on their sound. Such as Gretek laughing (fast intervals), Dangdut, Rock, Slow even Mak Lampir (Kind of sound screech). Then, based on the intervals sound produces there are 3 types of Ayam Ketawa Chickens. The intervals sound produces such as cockcrow with fast intervals (Garetek/ Gretek), the cockcrow with low intervals (Gaga), and the cockcrow with wooing intervals (Dodo). The types of Ayam Ketawa Chickens is based on the sound types produces. The sound that produces on every Ayam Ketawa Chickens is different. So There are many kinds of cockcrow sound.  

This popular chicken can be divided into 5 types based on their color. Here the several kinds of Ayam ketawa based on the color Such as ayam ketawa chicken korro, bakka, bori tase’, ceppaga, and ijo Buota.

This chicken is a symbol of brave for the Buginese. At the glance, this chicken looks like the rooster or free-range chicken in general. Such as this posture, size, the gesture and the feather color are same like free-range chicken. There are many breeders who breed this chicken in the south Sulawesi region. As the times lapses, this chicken is famous and many people who bring this chicken outside of South Sulawesi. The unique sound of this chicken can attract the ornamental chicken lovers. So, there are many ornamental chicken lovers who keep it and breed it.

The differences of Ayam Ketawa Chickens with the free-range chicken is in the vocal cord. The vocal cord of this chicken is different with chicken in general. The vocal cord of the general chicken is connected. This chicken is able to cockcrow since the ages three months. And it sounds like turtledove. So that’s why it has a different sound that chicken in general. Because of the unique sound of laughing, it can give pride to the owner.

An Adult laughing chicken
An Adult laughing chicken

However, the productivity of this chicken is same as free-range chicken. This chicken is able to produce 11-13 eggs in one period. Then, the unique of this chicken eggs is the embryo will appear after the 4th eggs. While the first eggs before, the embryo are nothing. There is no explanation or study of this situation. Also, it is still uncertain. It happens for all the Ayam Ketawa Chickens or just half of it.

The population of ayam ketawa chicken in overseas is limited. Because it is not as popular as breeding ayam cemani. That’s why there are not many Ayam ketawa chickens for sale in overseas. But in their original country, this unique chicken is popular and spread to all over the island. Also, It is becoming the most expensive chicken for sale.  

Even though it has an expensive price, there are many people are looking for laughing chicken eggs for sale. It is happening because of the demand for this chicken that is high. But it is not only for the egg also for the adults. Then, many people are looking for ayam ketawa chickens for sale. This chicken is not only for the contest but also for pleasure. The ornamental chicken lovers usually love this chicken. The uniqueness of this chicken is its cockcrow that sounds like people laughing. It will impact for the people who heard the cockcrow sounds are happy and smiling.  

Then, how to take care of Ayam Ketawa Chickens? This chicken is easy to take care because it is same like chicken in general. But it needs an extra attention to have a good cockcrow. Because it is one of the criteria for winning the competition. So make sure to take care your chicken cockcrow.

one month laughing chicken chikcs
one month laughing chicken chicks

This chicken must be mated with the same types of chicken. It aims to keep the originals of its unique sound. If they mate other types chicken except for ayam ketawa chicken, the ayam ketawa chicken will lose their unique sounds. Because it will create new types or species of this chicken.

Usually, Ayam Ketawa Chickens For Sale with a high price because it can produce good sounds. Then, how to maintain the unique sounds to produce a good sound. To produce the good sounds it needs stimulation from the other Ayam ketawa chicken. So, let your chicken hear the good sound from the chicken which is more professionals and has good quality sounds. This can stimulate your chicken to produce a good sound.

However, the cleanness of the cage and the chicken itself is so important to prevent bacteria. The dirty cage will impact the comfort and the health of the chicken. The cage must be cleaned once a week and the chicken must be bathed two or three times a week. Then the chicken must be dry in the sun after bathing. Also, the cage must be hanging to make it dry. Then the laughing chicken and the cage are dry enough move into the shady place.

The chicks can be bath after the age of 4 months. At this age, the chicken must be dry in the sun three times a week in the morning. Also, it has different food from the older chicken. You can feed the chicks with Voer mixed with the brown rice and give them supplement in the food and drinks. It helps them to have a good immune and healthy. For the adult, you can feed them with the rice but sometimes you can give Voer. Therefore, the adult is not bored with the food so it can be a mix.  

The advantages of bathing ayam ketawa chicken make the father clean and soft. Sometimes This chicken must be placed outside of the cage. Then move them into the backyard and let them free. For the sake of stress and bored. 

A couple laughing chicken
A couple laughing chicken

How to take care of chicken health and maintain the good sounds? Here are the tips to produce a healthy chicken. Ayam ketawa chicken needs lots of stamina for their body. In addition, you need to makes an herb for increasing their stamina. The herb can be made from honey, ginger, tomato, and spinach. The first step is boiled the tomatoes and spinach then chill it. Afterward, blend it with the ginger and honey. When the compound became a liquid then feed them, you can use an injection as an intermediary to feed them easily. Must notice the injection has no needle in it.

Like a human, the Ayam ketawa chicken also can be sick. Then, how to treat the chickens when they are sick? That’s why you must know how to take care until they recover. The disease like a runny nose, snoring and also limp are often happening. When it happens you must give them medicine and special injection. So, they can recovery fast.

The appearance and personality of this chicken are same as the general chicken. The appearance of its body is tall and slender. Then, the neck and the shank are longer. The hen is active to brood the eggs. Usually, the high-quality of laughing chicken eggs come from the winner of Ayam ketawa contest. It influences the demand of laughing chicken eggs for sale increase. They believe the eggs from the winner contest will impact to the descendant. So, the descendant will have a good sound. And the price is so expensive in Indonesia.  

Breeding ayam ketawa chickens for sale is a good opportunity. It is because it is very rare outside Indonesia. Also, this chicken is very unique and it is easily adjusted to the new place.  The treatment of this chicken is same as the chicken in general. To get a high sound you should train the ayam ketawa chicken frequently.

For further information about ayam ketawa chickens for sale, or how to breeding ayam ketawa chicken just contact us anytime. To find more interesting article about fancy chicken or other poultry just visit our website or on social media Facebook and Instagram. 

Related: laughing chicken eggs for sale, breeding ayam cemani

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: