Kadaknath is a species of chicken. The local name of this species is “blackmail”, which means the chicken with black flesh. The entire black chicken’s blood and flesh are black. It is considered as the native origin of Jhabua and Dhar districts of Madhya Pradesh and approximately 800 sq. Mile area of Rajasthan and Gujarat districts. Adivasi, local residents and poor people mostly follow these breed poultry. This bird is considered holy and after Diwali it is sacrificed to the Goddess.