Gangwon-Jaeraedak

a.k.a. Korean Native Chicken, Cafe-Jaeraedak, Samcheok-Jaeraedak, Donghae-Jaeraedak

A Gangwon-Jaeraedak rooster
Photo courtesy of Lee Seong Woon

My information about this breed was mostly supplied by Lee Seong Woon

These fowl are mainly from the following areas of Korea: Gangwon-Do, Gyeonggi-Do, Chungcheong-Do and Jeonra-Do.

They were nearly extinct but were saved in the 1980s and now the population is beginning to increase.

The birds appear in Black-breasted Red and Black-breasted Golden. Their legs are olive green or dark gray, eyes red-brown and earlobes describes as red and white. Males weigh 1.8 kg and females 1.3 kg.


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Two more roosters
Photos courtesy of Lee Seong Woon

A Gangwon-Jaeraedak hen
Photo courtesy of Lee Seong Woon

Another rooster
Photo courtesy of Lee Seong Woon

Another hen with a partly grown brood
Photo courtesy of Lee Seong Woon


Gangwon-Jaeraedak chicks
Photo courtesy of Lee Seong Woon


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