Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Unusual Animal

Yokohama in the Hand

Yokohama Rooster

The yokohama is a domestic breed of chicken found in Japan. This breed is raised neither for its eggs nor for its meat. It is raisedonly for ornamental purposes, the roostersbeing magnificent bird with tail feathers that can grow to a length of 3 meters.

Like the Peacock in Indian art, the Yokohama rooster is widely portrayed in tradiotional Japanese paintings and in embroidery, tapestry and pottery.


awakeningcoma said...

rooster becareful, namma oor pakkam vandha nee naatu kozhi briyani aiyuduva

Jeevan said...

Awakening - naatu kozhi briyania ok ok.:)

Ramana Siddharth said...

hi jeevan!i think there was something abt the Yokohama Rooster
on tv a few days back..discovery channel i think..i like the wide variety of topics u write abt..nice work with sivakasi poster and preview.bayangara asin fan ayitenga pola iruke ;)..and i am not surprised..she's real pretty!!!

Narayanan Venkitu said...

Fascinating..!! Didn't know about this.!! But..did you tell that people don't eat it??? I am surprised.!!

Jeevan said...

siddhharth - Thanks Friend.:) i dont have setoff Box os i cant see Discovery. nekalum asin fan'a.

Jeevan said...

Venkitu - This type of bird's grow in India, Kadipa athu Biriyani than.