Gifu-Jidori(Black breasted red)(Ibaraki)

Photo credit, Ibaraki Prefectural Poultry Experiment Station

Gifu-Jidori is representative native chicken breed showing old Japanese chicken type, been maintained in Gifu Prefecture and neighboring area, showing plumage color similar to red jungle fowl inhabiting in South Asian region. This breed was registered as one of Natural Monuments of Japan in 1941.