A Totenko rooster
Photo used by permission of Marc King

This Japanese long-crower is similar to the German Phoenix, but has olive green legs and an open tail, unlike the slate legs and closed tail of the Phoenix. It is single-combed, with a white earlobe and red-brown eyes and occurs in a Black-breasted Red variety. The tail of cocks should be carried at an angle of 30 degrees, and that of hens at 20. It is also one of the long-tails, but one which molts its tail regularly.

Totenko Links:

Marc King's Totenko page

Black-tailed Red Totenko males
Photos courtesy of Lee Seong Woon

A Black-tailed Red Totenko female
Photo courtesy of Lee Seong Woon

A pen of Totenko from South Korea
Photo courtesy of Lee Seong Woon

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