The Asil/Azeel/Aseel is One of India originating domestic chicken breed. In India all fighting chicken breeds are called Asil. They have Pea comb, bright red wattle and ear lobes, long neck and strong legs.
Asil chicken (also spelled Aseel or Asli) is an ancient breed of chicken from India. Asil chickens are originally kept for cockfighting, but nowadays they are also kept for ornamental purposes.
Asil chickens were brought to Europe around 1750. They are considered as the strongest game bird in the world. They are very smart, strongly muscled and they contributed to the modern Cornish (broiler) breed.
Sometimes Asil chickens are friendly when they are kept apart from other roosters. But you should not keep many roosters together, because they will fight until death.
Hens can sometimes be kept together but have to be watched closely in case of fighting. They are friendly, very tame and trusting towards humans.
Laying output per year: 60 eggs.
Azeel live in big groups on the farms where the dominant male is the head & he plays the role of a ‘Protector’.
Asil chickens are very skilled in fighting. They have wide and very beautiful chest. Their body structure is very good and they become very strong.
Legs and neck of Asil chicken are very long compared to other common chicken breeds. Asil hens are not good layers. Hens lay a few eggs and their eggs are also small.
Stopcock 2.0 to 2.5 kg
Hen 1.5 to 2.0 kg
Asil hens are seasonal layers and lay a few eggs, but they are excellent mothers. Hens are apt to become broody and make excellent sitters and protective mothers.
Asil chicks take more time to be mature and they will often fight with other chicks from a very early age. So, it will be wise to keep them separate. Otherwise they will fight to the death if given the chance. Asil chickens require more space to grow perfectly compared to other chicken breed.