Very Rare Korean Ogol Chicken

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by fwschrom, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. fwschrom

    fwschrom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My wife ( the one who didn't want me to get chickens but has mellowed ) wants me to get Korean Ogol chickens next year. Are any of these in the United States? They are pretty rare even in Korea.

    Here is a link: http://www.animalpicturesarchive.com/view.php?tid=2&did=12529

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    are really a black chicken, black skin, black bones, black meat.

    I have searched BYC, the internet, found zero for sources.

    I doubt they could be imported as I looked on the USDA site and Korea is on the no-no list for Avain Flu.

    Any help on finding these would be appreciated.
     
  2. Catstar68

    Catstar68 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    black meat? ew.
    Does it taste like chihuahua? [​IMG]
    Seriously though, they sound interesting.
     
  3. friskebluegills

    friskebluegills Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Chris09

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  5. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    I would not be surprised if they are very closely related to the Black Sumatras.
     
  6. birdsNbeesNseeds

    birdsNbeesNseeds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds to me like they're related to silkies, just different feathering.
     
  7. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Quote:[​IMG] They sure have a Sumatra look to them.
     
  8. atimme

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    Very beautiful! They do look like sumatras, makes sense, they are all from the same parent stock.
     
  9. fwschrom

    fwschrom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeonsan Ogye

    That is the same as the one I listed. So where do I find them?
     
  10. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    That's a poser because most of the Asian countries are probably on our no-import list due to "bird flu". Your best bet would be to try to find a breeder in Europe or Canada.
     

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