68/21 | Research Article | Poultry Science

Morphological Characterization of Peruvidai Chicken in Western Part of Tamil Nadu

T. Vasanthakumar, R. Amutha, D. Kannan, M. Ramachandran and A. S. Selvaramesh

Department of Poultry Science, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal - 637 002. Tamilnadu

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal February 2021: 98 (2) - pages 12 to 17
(Received: December, 2021, Accepted: January, 2022)


A study was carried out to characterize Peruvidai chicken morphologically in western part of Tamil Nadu. The morphological traits like plumage colour, plumage pattern, skin colour, shank colour, earlobe colour, comb colour, comb pattern, presence or absence of wattles and presence or absence of spur of Peruvidai chicken were studied to characterize and conserve the Peruvidai chicken.

Key Words: Peruvidai chicken, morphological characterization.

Main Article

Access to the IVJ Digital Archives is restricted to our paid subscribers. Please consider becoming a subscriber to continue reading this article.