National Geographic : 1927 Apr
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE JERSEY BLACK GIANTS, OUR LARGEST CHICKENS (SEE TEXT, PAGE 450) These superb roasting birds are even heavier than the great Light Brahmas, the cocks weighing 13, hens 10, cockerels 11, and pullets 8 pounds. Vj iNational ueograpnic society LIGHT BRAHMAS, FROM ASIA (SEE TEXT, PAGE 413) There are two varieties of Brahmas, the Light and Dark. The former is the larger bird, the standard weights being: cock 12, hen 9 , cockerel 10 and pullet 8 pounds. The Dark Brahmas average a pound less. Birds of this breed were first brought to this country eighty years ago, and have played an important part in the development of American fowls.