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).
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