The Ayam Cemani standard (Dutch standard of perfection.)
The bird should stand upright, alert – almost ‘game-like’.
The body is of medium size, slim, firm and muscular.
It will have a fairly broad breast and a medium back which slopes from the neck.
The wings are long and strong arising from wide shoulders.
The tail is held moderately high.
Thighs are powerful and muscular.
The bird should have 4 toes to each foot.
Feathers are all black and are close fitting to the body.
Skin, eyes, wattles and comb should all be black. No other color should be seen.
The feathers may show a beetle-green to purple iridescence in sunlight.