Dong Tao — Vietnamese rare breed chickens

A distinctive feature of Vietnamese chickens rare breed Dong Tao are imposing massive paws, which is not usually characteristic of such small birds. This breed of chicken are bred exclusively in the community of the Dong Tao, which is 30 kilometers from Hanoi.

A rare breed, once bred specifically for kitchens of the Royal family and mandarins, is highly regarded in our days. Chicken breed Dong Tao served in expensive restaurants catering to wealthy clients, and their paws are considered a delicacy.

Chicken breed Dong Tao has a strong body and massive legs are covered with reddish scales.

Chickens usually have light-coloured plumage, and the roosters – and-white.

The weight of the cock could be 6 pounds, and the thickness of the paws to reach the circumference of the human wrist.

This rare bird is in high demand, and this explains such a high price. A pair of chicken breed Dong Tao can cost $ 2,500.

Dong Tao is very sensitive to weather changes and carry fewer eggs than normal chickens.

Massive paws complicate the process of incubation, so the manufacturers do their best to help kvocka.

Chicken requires from eight months to a year to gain weight 3-5 kg.

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