Fulani ecotype chickens
Fulani ecotype chickens is a type of domestic chicken reared by Fulani people. They are good egg layers with high quality meat. These chickens are not easily attacked by diseases and tend to live longer. 
Characteristics[change | change source]
Fulani ecotype chickens is heavier and rich in meat quality. It carries a dominant feather gene. A research suggested that the chickens's adaptive feather genes will soon dye out and need to be preserved. Male Fulani ecotype chickens have large comb and wattle size. They have varied plumage colours with a feather that is suitable for the tropical climate in Nigeria.
Uses[change | change source]
They are mainly reared for high quality meat and eggs
References[change | change source]
- Osaiyuwu, OH; Salako, AH; Adurogbangban, O. "Body dimensions of Fulani and Yoruba ecotype chickens under intensive systems of management". Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and the Social Sciences. 7 (2). doi:10.4314/joafss.v7i2.64358. ISSN 1597-0906. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
- "Fulani ecotype chickens better than others —Researcher". Nigerian Breaking News, Investigative stories,Features, Videos,Pictures, Entertainment, Business Stories e.t.c. 2018-03-25. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
- "Characterization of the Fulani-ecotype chicken for thermoregulatory feather gene". Livestock Research for Rural Development. 2006-01-13. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
- "Qualitative Traits Characterization of Yoruba and Fulani Ecotype Indigenous Chickens in Derived Savannah Zone of Nigeria". SciAlert Responsive Version. Retrieved 2018-03-25.