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Lingkun Chicken

Country: China Home Tract: Wenzhou city, Zhejiang Province Morphological characters Body: Rectangle body shape Body Plumage: “three typical yellow characteristics”. There are divided into flat on top and floss
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Lindian Chicken

Country: China Home Tract: Originated in Lindian County and adjacent counties, Heilongjiang Province Morphological characters Body: Medium sized Body Plumage: Thick feathers; Dark yellow, buff and black are three...
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Liangshanya Ying Chicken, Dagu, Long Leg, Cold chicken hawk cliff, Liangshan Yaying, Rock Meigu chicken hawk

Country: China Home Tract: Meigu County and Leibo County, Sichuan Province Morphological characters Body: Large size and high; body is Quadrel-shape Body Plumage: Cock: surface colour is red. Black...
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Langya Chicken, Jiaonan huang, Liangcheng, Rizhao Ma

Country: China Home Tract: Originated in south of Jiaonan City and northeast of Rizhao City, Shandong Province, distributed in Jiaonan, Rizhao, Wulian and Zhucheng Cities, Shandong...
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Langshan Chicken

Country: China Home Tract: Larger populations were bred in Matang and Chahe districts of Rugong County, some bred in Juegang, Pingtu, Fengli, Shuangdian districts as well...
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Kangle Chicken, Leisure

Country: China Home Tract: Wanzai County, Yichun Prefecture, Jiangxi Province Morphological characters Body Plumage: The cock has tan or red feather. Skin colour: Yellow Head: Comeliness in hen Combs: Bright red...
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Jiuyuan Black Chicken, Jiuyuan Dark, Old School Black

Country: China Home Tract: Wanyuan, Baisha, Chengkou and Yihan Counties, Sichuan Province. Morphological characters Body: Large sized, rectangle shaped Body Plumage: Female surface colour is black with lustrous green....
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Jinyang Silkies Chicken, Wool chick, Shongmao chick

Country: China Home Tract: Jinyang and neighbour counties, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. Morphological characters Body: Female has small body size Body Plumage: Silked-structure plumage is like pine...
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Jining Bairi Chicken, Jining Hundred Days chicken

Country: China Home Tract: Originated in Jining County, Shandong Province, distributed in Wenshang, Jiaxiang and Jingxiang Counties, Shandong Province Morphological characters Body: Small sized Body Plumage: The largest population...
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Jingyuan Chicken, Jingning, Guyuan

Country: China Home Tract: Jingning County, Gansu Province; Guyuan County, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Morphological characters Body: Medium sized Body Plumage: There are red and black red plumages in...
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Jiangshan Silkies Chicken, Jiangshan Black-bone, Jiangshan White Hair Silky

Country: China Home Tract: Jiangshan County, Zhejiang Province Morphological characters Body: Medium sized, triangle body shape Skin colour: Black Combs: Deep red single up-right comb Wattles: Deep red Ear lobe colour: Green Beak:...
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Jianghan Chicken, Local chick, Ma chick

Country: China Home Tract: Jianghan Plain, Hubei Province Morphological characters Body: Small body-size. Long body size. Rear develops well. Body Plumage: Most of its tail feathers lean. The feather...
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Huiyang Bearded Chicken, Shanhuang, Longgang, Longmeng, Feizhou

Country: China Home Tract: Huiyang Prefecture, Guangdong Province Morphological characters Body: Medium sized, compact body conformation; round rear body, the gourd-like body shape Body Plumage: Day-old chick has buff...
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Huanglang Chicken, Xianghuang, Lang Yellow, Hunan Yellow

Country: China Home Tract: Xiangjiang River valley; Hengdong, Hengnan, Hengshan, Yongxing, Guidong and Liuyang Counties along the Peking-Guangzhou Railway. Morphological characters Body: Small sized; burly constitution, oval shaped. Body...
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Huaixiang Chicken, Homesickness, Nostalgic

Country: China Home Tract: Xinyi County, Guangdong Province Morphological characters Body: Large body size or small body size. The large body size has wide stone and long leg....
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Huainan Sanhuang Chicken

Country: China Home Tract: Originated in the hilly areas south of Huaihe River, distributed in Hefei City, Changfeng, Dingyuan, Fengyang and Jiashan Counties, Anhui Province. Morphological characters Body:...
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Huaibei Partridge Chicken, Shuxian Ma, Fuli

Country: China Home Tract: Originated in Shuxian County, Anhui Province; distributed in Tanxi County, Huaibei County, and Xiaoxian County, Anhui Province Morphological characters Body: Small sized Morphometric traits Body weight:...
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Hongshan Chicken

Country: China Home Tract: Hongshan, Suixian and Ciyang Counties, Hubei Province Morphological characters Body Plumage: Having “san huang yi qiao” and “san huang yi chui”. “San huang yi...
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Hetian Chicken, Wada Black, Hetian Black, Black Chicken Freeman, Luopu Black, Black Chicken Niya

Country: China Home Tract: Changting and Shanghang Counties, Fujian Province. Morphological characters Body: Short and large, square body shape Body Plumage: Chuckling has dark yellow fluff. Head feather is...
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Henan Fighting Chicken, Henan Game, Central Plains fighting cock

Country: China Home Tract: Kaifeng, Zhengzhou and Luoyang Cities, Henan Province Morphological characters Body: The body conformation are four types: coarse loosen type, fine type, compact type, fine-compact...
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Haidong Chicken

Country: China Home Tract: Minhe, Ledu, Ping’an, Huangyuan, Huangzhong and Datong Counties, Qinghai Province. Morphological characters Body: Small sized, symmetric conformation. Body Plumage: Surface colour is dark, dark ripple...
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Gushi Chicken

Country: China Home Tract: Originated in Gushi County, Henan Province. Also Bred in Shangcheng, Xinxian and Huaibin Counties, Henan Province; Houqiu and Jinzai Counties, Anhui Province. Morphological...
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Guangxi Sanhuang Chicken, Xindu, Nuodong, Da’an, Madong, Jiangkou

Country: China Home Tract: Guiping, Pingnanteng, Changwu, Hexian, Lingxi and Rongxian Counties, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Morphological characters Body Plumage: Male surface colour is red. Colour of feather...
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Emei Black Chicken

Country: China Home Tract: Originated in Emei, Leshan, and Ebian Counties, Sichuan Province Morphological characters Body: Large and round body shape Body Plumage: Golden-black and closed feather. Some of...
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Dongxiang Green Chicken, Dongxiang Lvqiaodanji, Dongxiang Blue-eggshell, Black Feather Lvkedanji Dongxiang

Country: China Home Tract: Dongxiang County, Jiangxi Province Morphological characters Body: Diamond shaped. Bright black muscle and bone Body Plumage: The surface plumage throughout is black. Closely and puff...
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Dagu Chicken, Zhuanghe

Country: China Home Tract: Originated in Zhuanghe County, Liaoning Province; distributed in Jilin, Heilongjiang and Shandong Provinces Morphological characters Body: Large, stout and strong Body Plumage: Cock’s plumage is...
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Chongren Partridge Chicken, Chongren

Country: China Home Tract: Chongren County, Jiangxi Province Morphological characters Body: The cock has diamond body shape Body Plumage: Closely feather. The cock has colourful feather, mainly dark red...
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Chahua Chicken

Country: China Home Tract: Dehong, Xishuangbanna, Honghe and Wenshan Autonomous Prefectures, Linchang and Simao Prefectures, Yunnan Province Morphological characters Body: Low and small body size; strong muscle, slight...
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Bianji Chicken, Youyu

Country: China Home Tract: Ulanqab League, Inner Mongolia; Youyu County, Shanxi Province Morphological characters Body: Medium sized Combs: Mainly is single comb and sometimes is strawberry comb, pea comb....
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Beijing you Chicken, Beijing youkei

Country: China Home Tract: An’ding area, Beijing (North of China) since 250 years ago. Datun and Wali of Chaoyang District and Qinghe town of Haidian Distirct,...
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Bashang Long-tail Chicken, Dam Long Tail Chicken

Country: China Home Tract: Bashang district, Zhangbei, Guyuan, Kangbao, Shangyi, Fengning and Weichang Counties, Hebei Province Morphological characters Body: Long body size Body Plumage: The surface plumage throughout is...
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Banna Gamecock Chicken

Country: China Home Tract: Southwest Yunnan at an elevation of approximately 500-1000 meter Morphological characters Body: Large and muscular body Body Plumage: Plumage colour is versatile but is mostly...
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Baier Buff Chicken, Baier Yin, Jiangshan, Yushan, Shangrao Baier

Class: Asiatic Country: China Home Tract: GuangfengShangrao and Yushan Counties, and Shangrao Prefecture in Jiangxi Province; Jiangshan City, Zhejiang Province Morphological characters Body: Light-sized Body Plumage: Yellow feathers Skin colour: Yellow Combs:...
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Vezaguda Chicken

Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Tribal and rural areas and even small towns of Malkangiri district and Jeypore subdivision of Koraput district of Odisha and even...
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Vanaraja Chicken

Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Vanraja is a crossbred breed of chicken in India. Vanaraja male line is a red coloured meat type breed and was...
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Tripura Black Chicken

Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Tripura state Morphological characters Body: Small to medium Body Plumage: Pure black (65%) and black with red on neck (35%) Skin colour: Whitish pink Combs Type: Single...
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Tellichery Chicken, Thalassery, Desi

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_0900_TELLICHERY_12015 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Kozhikode (Calicut), Kannur Malappuram districts of Kerala and Mahe (Pondicherry). The breed derives its name from the name...
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Red Jungle Fowl, Mao

Class: Asiatic Living status: Endangered and to be conserved Country: India, Pakistan, China, Sumatra, Java, Burma, Bali, Malaysia, Singapore Indonesia, Philippines, Hawaii, Home Tract: According to historical evidences Red Jungle...
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Punjab Brown Chicken, Desi

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_1605_PUNJABBROWN_12014 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Punjab and Haryana. The breed seems to have taken its name from its native tract (Punjab) and its...
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Phulbani Chicken

Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Phulbani and Boudh districts of Odisha Morphological characters Body: Small to medium sized; hens present a stout and stumpy appearance. Body Plumage: Predominant being...
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PD1 (Vanaraja Male Line) Chicken

Registered Accession number: Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_001_PD1_13001 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: It is the first registered line of chicken in India, developed by ICAR Directorate of Poultry...
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Nicobari Chicken, Takniet hyum

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_3300_NICOBARI_12013 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Andaman & Nicobar. The origin of Nicobari fowl seems to be from crosses of different exotic and indigenous...
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Naked Neck Chicken of Indian Subcontinent, Ganji, Deshi Naked Neck, Bengali Naked Neck, Native Naked Neck

Class: Asiatic Country: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan Home Tract: Bangladesh, India (Coastal regions), Pakistan Morphological characters Body Plumage: Black brownish, brown, white, multicolour, red brownish and black feather combinations. Skin colour:...
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Miri Chicken, Porog

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_0200_MIRI_12012 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Sibsagar, Lakhimpur, Dhimaji, Dibrugarh and Majhauli districts of Assam. The name Miri is derived after the name of...
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Kaunayen Chicken, Kwakman, Coman, Koman

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_1200_ KAUNAYEN _12017  Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Distributed in whole of the Imphal valley comprising of Thoubal, east and west Imphal and Bishnupur districts...
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Kashmir Faverolla Chicken, Kashir Kukkar

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_0700_KASHMIRFAVOROLLA_12011 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag, Budgam, Kupwara, Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir Morphological characters Body Plumage: Silky frizzled Colour: Mixed shades of...
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Kalasthi Chicken

Registered Accession number: INDIA_CHICKEN_0100_KALASTHI_12010 Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Chittoor,Cuddapah and Nellore districts of Andhra Pradesh. This breed might have been named after the name of the...
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Kalahandi Chicken

Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Bhawanipatna, Khariar and Nawapara subdivisions of Kalahandi district of Odisha. There three type of populations viz. Brown or Khairi, Black or...
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Khairi Chicken, Kalahandi Brown, Kalahandi

Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Kalahandi and Nuapada Districts of Odisha Morphological characters Body: Small to medium sized, and round Body Plumage: Varies from light to dark brown throughout...
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Kabri Chicken, Kalahandi Black, Kalahandi

Class: Asiatic Country: India Home Tract: Kalahandi and Nuapada Districts of Odisha Morphological characters Body: Small to medium sized, compact and round Body Plumage: Black with lustrous greenish sheen in...
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