PHENOTYPIC VARIATION IDENTIFICATION OF KAMPUNG CHIKEN CARU IN BALI
This study aimed to identify phenotypic variation of kampung chicken caru. This study was held at farmers,
collectors and vendors kampung chikens in animal market in Bali. Phenotypic factors identified were comb types,
feather, beak, and shank colors. The quantitative characters that were body mass and dimential. The qualitative
data collected was grouped the variation and the quantitative data then analyzed using descriptive quantitative and
the coefficient of variation was calculated. Black caru chicken had single and rose combs with beak and shank color
were black and yellow. Whereas, red caru chicken had single, pea and rose combs with beak and shank color were
black, white and yellow. For yellow caru chicken the comb was single and pea with the beak and shank were yellow.
White caru chicken had single and pea combs with the color of the beak and shank were white. Similar to black
caru, brumbun also chicken had single and pea comb with the color of beak and shank were black, white and yellow.
Tibia length of brumbun caru chicken was vary (CV>15%) whereas wing length of red caru chicken was uniform
(CV<15%). In conclusion, kampung caru chiken had vary of penothipic variation.
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