About Sumatra Chickens
Sumatras are a strikingly
elegant chicken from the Indonesian island of Sumatra, to the north-west of
Australia, in the Indian Ocean. They have a stately appearance, are a
reasonable layer, a good broody and are non-aggressive. Uniquely Sumatra males
have multiple spurs.
raised for fighting but today are primarily an ornamental breed kept for their
attractive plumage. Often they are pitch black with a green sheen throughout
the body and tail. They additionally come in blue and white varieties. They
retain a strong flying ability.