This chicken amazes me...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by The Chicken Lady, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    This is a YouTube video of a Japanese poultry show (it's in Japanese, but you don't have to know the language to appreciate the chickens).

    I want the short, stubby thing at 0:16 with the enormous comb and wattles. I could watch him walk around all day. Sooooo cuuuuuute! [​IMG]



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    Awww...

    By the way, "chicken" in Japanese is niwatori, which I believe literally means something like "garden bird," though I could be mistaken. You can listen for it during the video; obviously, they use it a lot.
     
  2. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Wow!!! The first two look almost fake!
    I want one like him too!
     
  3. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    The first one is called onagadori ("honorable fowl"). They really do have tailfeathers that grow to that length. The short, stumpy one is called Chabo. I want one. Now. LOLOLOL!

    The closest we have here in the U.S. are the Phoenix-type birds, I believe.
     
  4. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    Am I to assume that one is one of the long crower type??? Poor guy, I thought he was gonna pass out!!! [​IMG]

    Those stubby ones are just adorable!!!
     
  5. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Yup, the third chicken shown in that video is a longcrower. If you need entertainment sometime, do a YouTube search for "Denizli." You'll get tons of extremely frightening longcrower videos -- perfect for annoying the neighbor that thinks the rooster you already have is bad! [​IMG]
     
  6. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    the chabo is the japanese bantam. The show birds have short legs that most of what you see in hatchery birds don't have. It is a lethal gene when they have two of them, so there are long leg and short leg, but only the short legged ones can show. Much like the tufting in araucanas.
     
  7. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    WOW! That was a long crrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWWWWwwwwwwwwwwwwww! *pant pant* poor guy that must be a pain to do every day!
    ETA: when i did the search on youtube I got 20,200 results!
     
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  8. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

    Jun 12, 2007
    Tioga, Louisiana
    It's cuuuuute! [​IMG]
     
  9. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Those stubby ones are too cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Cracked me up!
     
  10. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Hee hee! Aren't they cute? It has such a disproportionate comb and wattles to its body size...cracks me up every time. [​IMG]
     

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