Ga Noi Game Fowl

A Ga Noi hen
Photo courtesy of Toni-Marie Astin

Ga Noi are naked necked game fowl from Vietnam. (Well, as far as I can tell, they're only naked necked part of the year.) They were first brought to the US as eggs around 1990.

They are built a lot like Thai Games, but heavier and taller and they are a slow moving bird. they are also slow growers, taking 10-15 months to mature.

OK folks -- I've been getting a fair amount of mail about this breed. Half the people say these birds are good examples of Ga Noi, half tell me they're Madagascar Game. Some have told me there are different strains of Ga Noi, and this is one of them. I don't know enough. How about sending me some good solid information and some good pictures. Thanks. Direct comments to Barry at FeatherSite -- questions and comments.


Breed clubs:

The Asian Gamefowl Society or Speciaalclub Aziatische Vechthoenrassen
Willem van Ballekom (Secretaris SAV)
Hobokenlaan 19
5628 VA Eindhoven
Nederland
phone: 040-2417208
e-mail: ASIAGAME@WORLDONLINE.NL


Ga Noi Links:

ganoi.com

Ga Noi at Crowing Hills Farm

Development of the Ga Noi

Ga Noi and cockfighting in Vietnam

Gamefowl.org


A GaNoi stag
Photo courtesy of Nick

A Ga Noi rooster
Photo courtesy of Toni-Marie Astin

GaNoi pullets
Photos courtesy of Nick

A GaNoi pair
Photo courtesy of Nick

Head feathering on a Ga Noi before plucking
Photo courtesy of Toni-Marie Astin

A GaNoi cock
Photo courtesy of Nick

A GaNoi hen
Photo courtesy of Nick

A two-month-old GaNoi stag
Photos courtesy of Nick

Young GaNoi
Photo courtesy of Nick


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