The Bekisar, or Ayam Bekisar, is the first generation hybrid offspring of the green junglefowl (Gallus varius) and domesticated red junglefowl from Java (Gallus gallus bankiva). The roosters have a glossy blackish green plumage and are highly prized for their loud clear calls and striking colouration, while the hens are usually dull and infertile.

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  • Der Bekisar oder Ayam Bekisar ist ein Hybrid aus der Verpaarung des Gabelschwanzhuhnes und des Haushuhnes in der ersten Generation. Die Hähne sind bekannt durch ihren außergewöhnlich langen Krähruf sowie durch die leuchtenden und auffälligen Gefiederfarben. (de)
  • The Bekisar, or Ayam Bekisar, is the first generation hybrid offspring of the green junglefowl (Gallus varius) and domesticated red junglefowl from Java (Gallus gallus bankiva). The roosters have a glossy blackish green plumage and are highly prized for their loud clear calls and striking colouration, while the hens are usually dull and infertile. Bekisars were traditionally used by the original inhabitants of the Sunda Islands as symbolic or spiritual mascots on outrigger canoes, and consequently spread over a wide area. The original hybrids are rarely fertile (and hens are generally sterile), but backcrosses with domestic chicken are sometimes achieved and thus several landraces of Pacific chickens have some Bekisar ancestry. While the hybrid is only of historical interest in most regions, on Java it is still being produced as a more stereotyped breed with several local varieties, known as Ayam Bekisar. (en)
  • De Ajam Bekisar (Maleis: Ayam Bekisar) of kortweg Bekisar, is een kruising van het vorkstaarthoen en de gedomesticeerde kip in eerste generatie. De hanen staan bekend om hun buitengewoon lange en doordringende roep alsmede om hun briljante kleurtekening. (nl)
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  • G. varius × G. gallus (en)
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  • Der Bekisar oder Ayam Bekisar ist ein Hybrid aus der Verpaarung des Gabelschwanzhuhnes und des Haushuhnes in der ersten Generation. Die Hähne sind bekannt durch ihren außergewöhnlich langen Krähruf sowie durch die leuchtenden und auffälligen Gefiederfarben. (de)
  • De Ajam Bekisar (Maleis: Ayam Bekisar) of kortweg Bekisar, is een kruising van het vorkstaarthoen en de gedomesticeerde kip in eerste generatie. De hanen staan bekend om hun buitengewoon lange en doordringende roep alsmede om hun briljante kleurtekening. (nl)
  • The Bekisar, or Ayam Bekisar, is the first generation hybrid offspring of the green junglefowl (Gallus varius) and domesticated red junglefowl from Java (Gallus gallus bankiva). The roosters have a glossy blackish green plumage and are highly prized for their loud clear calls and striking colouration, while the hens are usually dull and infertile. (en)
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  • Bekisar (de)
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  • Ajam bekisar (nl)
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