Black Chicken

I stumbled into an early morning Chinese market and its interesting merchandise of black chicken during one of my Kuala Lumpur walks. At first, I thought these are either marinated or fermented in black sauce. But the chickens are freshly dressed and have real black skins. I was told these are cooked into soup for the consumption of those who have just given birth. In the Ilocano part of the Philippines, this is similar to the post-birth practice of "agpatanggad".

 

Nikon D40 (DTP Course on Trade and Human Rights, March 2008).

  • jennifer rombaoa 7y

    ahhh...in chinese this is called
    wu ji (black chicken)
    try it!
  • paprikaOptic 7y

    wow!!! never seen this before!wonder how they taste like?
  • jennifer rombaoa 7y

    it tastes better than the white chicken..i'm telling you!
    i'm gonna keep on coming back to this page to propagate the goodness
    of this chicken...ahahaha..
  • Imim Harob 7y

    Wow, very tasty chicken pala ang black chicken, learning from Jenny, hehe.

    Sir, you've got wonderful shots, thanks for sharing them all.
  • Edgar 7y

    A very interesting find! I will let you try one, though. :-)
  • KR Alipala 7y

    |So totoo pala may black na chicken! =) Akala ko joke time lang sa cartoon na "cooking master boy" yun eh! Wow!!! Interesting... =) Mukhang masarap. =)
  • Nico Romano Salvador Cruz 7y

    if i am not mistaken, it is called the "ulikba" chicken..Ü
  • Elmer Nocheseda 7y

    Yes it is called "ulikba".
  • sam nong 6y


    lol even if you persuade me i wouldn't know where to get some.
  • lucaspearson_81 6y

    For your information......it is said that this black chicken has healing properties. Chinese believe that the broth from this chicken is helpful with autism, aging and diabetes. It contains high levels of a substance (twice as much as normal chicken) called carnosine. carnosine is a powerful anti-oxident that is used greatly in supplements here in the west.
  • ladyhua 5y

    Personally, I think black chicken tastes gross. Asian people love eating black chicken, because it's suppose to be healthier for you. You can buy black chicken at any oriental grocery store.
  • jrfphotography 5y

    wow, this is my first.
  • TomR60 5y

    Live silkies are available anywhere in the US. Go to any poultry show and you are likely to see dozens of them. Beside white, they are available in other varieties(feather color), like black,gray,buff,partridge,etc.
  • leo?2009 4y

    How much is the cost per kilo of these blackchicken?Who wants to purchase some cause i have some.My E mail is docleo3mussci@yahoo.com pls. get in touch if your interested. Randolf Fantone Puerto Princesa Palawan 5300
  • leo?2009 4y

    This is my celphone number 0919 4606845 and 09054173897 Randolf R. Fantone,Rodriguez rd. san jose ,Puerto Princesa Palawan 5300 im selling blackchickens.if your interested please keep in touch ok
  • leo?2009 4y

    Puerto Princesa Palawan 5300 Philippines ,Randolf R. Fantone 09194606845 .Do you want to taste blackchicken call me or email me at docleo3mussci@yahoo.com .keep in touch!!!
  • Elmer Nocheseda 4y

    HOW DO YOU SEND IT TO MANILA? how much?
  • Lizzy_3 3y

    Yes we also have black chicken here in Zambo City, may I know the price? txt me 09097574771
  • rudrasbreeders 3y

    we have the largest black chicken farm in india www.kadaknath.blogspot.com
  • archer116 2y

    marami pong ganyan dito sa amin sa Leyte, tanong ko lang po kong magkano totoong presyo nyan, txt nu ko kong may info kayo 09293656947
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