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Yunlong Short-Leg Chicken, Yunlong Bantam, Yunlong Aijiao, Chicken-day Registration

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Country: China

Home Tract: Yunlong County, Yunnan Province.

Morphological characters

Body: Medium sized, tighten constitution

Body Plumage: Surface colour is various, majority of which are gray and yellow. There is black feather around neck.

Skin colour: Rose pink is common

Beak: Pale black or black

Morphometric traits

Body weight: Cock 2.0 kg, hen 1.7 kg

Reproductive Traits

Age at first egg: 180-210 days

Production traits

Egg shell colour: White

Annual egg production (numbers): 213

Weight of an egg: 58.0 grams

Evisceration rate: At adult is 80.2% for male and 82% for female

Remarks: Yunlong Bantam has strong resistance, cold resistance, short shank, good meat quality characteristics. The future should strengthen the protection of resources, expand the number of groups to carry out breeding in Variety Protection, based on the increase growth rate.

References

Jia Y., 2004, “Report on domestic animal genetic resources in China,” China Agriculture Press. [Web Reference]

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