Xianju sanhuang chicken

Updated: 2018-12-21

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Sanhuang chickens are mainly bred in Xianju County, East China’s Zhejiang province. Ranked the first Chinese poultry by the China Ministry of Agriculture, the chicken is also called Sycee chicken because of the similarities in appearance. 

It is typically small with bright feathers and looks like the silver sycee used by ancient Chinese as money. The chicken has gained its popularity at home and abroad with distinctive advantages such as high egg production, early sexual maturity, easy rearing, and delicious meat. 


Xianju sanhuang chicken [Photo/en.zjtz.gov.cn]

With registered trademarks such as Xianhuang and Xianlu, the brand has won many prizes such as a Branded Product at the China International Agricultural Exhibition Fair, Golden Brand, National Pollution Free Product and Branded of Zhejiang province. Being the county’s pillar industry in animal husbandry, the chicken has been sold all over the country in cities such as Shanghai, Guangdong, and Jiangsu.