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Meet the 10 world’s ugly and weird-looking chicken breeds

Meet the 10 world’s ugly and weird-looking chicken breeds

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People raise chickens obviously for many reasons. Aside from the main purpose of eggs and meat, chickens are raised for games, pets, and even emotional support. Surely, chickens are one of the most lovely animals but not all of them can be appealing to everyone’s eyes. In this article, we are going to show you the world’s ugliest and most bizarre chicken breeds according to many sources. Please take note that the list is a result of a survey conducted through our Facebook Group with more than 40,000 chicken raisers and growers. You may not agree with some of the chickens listed below but let us leave the argument behind. 1. Naked Chicken This chicken seems to be unrealistic if you don’t know its existence. The featherless chicken is a bizarre and terrifying breed of chicken created...
What is Dong Tao Chicken

What is Dong Tao Chicken

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Seeing this chicken’s photo for the first time, you may think that this chicken has a rare skin disease without knowing that this is normal. Dong Tao chicken, also called Dragon Chicken, is a rare Vietnamese chicken breed with enlarged feet, that originates from the village Đông Tảo in Khoái Châu District near Hanoi. Dong Tao chickens are valued as a delicacy in Vietnam. They are difficult to breed as their large legs make hatching difficult, and they are also sensitive to changes in temperature. Hens often break the eggs with their bulky legs, thus eggs are usually kept in an incubator. It takes eight months to one year until the chickens are ready for slaughter at five to six kilograms of weight. In Vietnam, Dong Tao is bred specifically for meat. It has been reported that 1...