Chabo Standard
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Reference
Left: Mitui & Kinugawa(1933)Kakin zukan Bessatu, Seibido
Center: Fukagawa(1951)Chabo, tikyu-syupan
Right: Japan chabo association(an article not for sale)

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Weight:

Fukagawa

Japan chabo association

Male

Female

Male

Female

Large combPinch tailed
Male


Pinch tailed
Female

Mature

600g

450g

730g

610g

850g

670g

Cockerel or pullet

450g

375g

610g

520g

780g

580g

Exhibition fault

above
750g

above
675g

+above
120g

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Common Standard of Chabo Breeds

Beak: Strong and curved; yellow in colour
Head: Large and wide
Eyes: Large, round and lovely; reddish orange in colour
Comb: Single, Medium, with five leaves, smooth surface, surmounted on head
Wattles and ear lobes: Large, round and smooth
Neck: Short, leaning back
Hackle: Rich, long (mottle bleeds: hen-feathered)
Breast: Prominent
Back: Short, and wide
Saddle feather: Rich and long(mottle bleeds: hen-feathered)
Tail: Very large and open out, approaching comb
Sickles: Tall, surmount or slightly curved to back(mottle bleeds: hen- feathered)
Wings: Large, long and dropping ground
Legs: Very short, thick with no feathers
Toes: Short, straight and open out

Variety standards

Classification of plumage colour

1. Japanese name: Siro English name: White

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: Red, Legs: Yellow, All feathers: White, Chick down colour: White, Cream

2. Japanese name: Kuro , English name: Black

Comb: Red or blackish red, Wattles: Red or blackish red, Ear lobes: Red or blackish red, Beak: Yellow or blackish yellow, Eyes: Reddish chest nut, Legs: Yellow or blackish yellow, All feathers: Greenish black(shining colour), Skin: Black , Chick down colour:Black

3. Japanese name: Sin-kuro , English name: Whole Black

Comb: Black, Wattles: Black , Ear lobes: Black, Beak: Deep black, Eyes: Black ,Legs: Deep black , All feathers: Black(mat colour), Skin: Black, Chick down colour: Deep black

4. Japanese name: Asaghi , English name: Blue

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow or blackish yellow, Eyes: Reddish chest nut, Legs: Yellow or blackish yellow, All feathers: Blue(with dark hackle), Chick down colour:Blue

5. Japanese name: Usuge-syoujyo , English name: Light buff

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: RedBeak: Yellow, Eyes: Red, Legs: Yellow, Head, Hackles, Back, Wing bow and Saddle feathers: male; reddish buff(brilliant colour), Other feathers: Buff, Chick down colour: Brown

6. Japanese name: Go-ishi , English name: Mottled(black and white spangled)

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: RedLegs: Yellow, All feathers: Black(each feathers with large white spots, henfeathered), Chick down colour: White or cream(head back: black spot)

7. Japanese name: Sakura go-ishi , English name: Red mottled(white and white spangled)

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: Red, Legs: Yellow, All feathers: Brown(each feathers with large white spots, henfeathered), Chick down colour: White or cream(head back: dark brown spot)

8. Japanese name: Mi-iro go-ishi, English name: Tri coloured mottled(mille fleur or speckled)

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: Red, Legs: Yellow, All feathers: Brown (each feathers with black bands and large white spots, henfeathered), Chick down colour: White or cream(head back: dark brown spot)

9. Japanese name: Katura, English name: Black Tailed White

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: Red, Legs: Yellow, Head, Hackles, Back, Wing bow, Wing coverts, Saddle feathers and Breast: White, Primaries: Black (mat colour), Secondaries inside half: Black(mat colour, white laced), Secondaries outside half: White, Main tail feathers: Black(mat colour), Sickles and Tail coverts: Black(mat colour, white laced), Chick down colour: White, Cream

10. Japanese name: Syoujyo, English name: Black tailed buff

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: Red, Legs: Yellow, Head, Hackles, Back, Wing bow, wing coverts, Saddle feathers and breast: male; reddish buff(brilliant colour), Primaries: Black(mat colour), Secondaries inside half: Black(mat colour, buff laced), Secondaries outside half: Buff, Main tail feathers: Black(mat colour), Sickles and Tail coverts: Black(mat colour, buff laced), Chick down colour: Yellowish orange

11. Japanese name: Siro-sasa, English name: Gray(white hackled)

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: Red, Legs: Yellow, Head, Hackles and Saddle feathers: White, Breast: Black, Back, Wing bow and Wing coverts,: White(and black stripe), Primaries: Greenish black, Secondaries inside half: Greenish black, Secondaries outside half: White, Main tail feathers: Greenish black with white laced, Sickles and Tail coverts: Greenish black, Chick down colour: Gray(head and back: reddish black stripe)

12. Japanese name: Ghin-sasa, English name: Birchen(silver hackled)

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, blackish yellow(upper beak), Eyes: Red, Legs: Yellow or blackish yellow, Head, Hackles and Saddle feathers: Silver white with wide black stripe, Other feathers: Greenish black, Chick down colour: Black

13. Japanese name: Aka-sasa , English name: Black breasted red(red hackled)

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: Red, Legs: Yellow, Head, Hackles and Saddle feathers: Brown(and black stripe), Breast: BlackBack, Wing bow and Wing coverts,: Brown red, Primaries: Greenish black, Secondaries inside half: Greenish black, Secondaries outside half: Brown, Main tail feathers: Greenish black with brown laced, Sickles, Tail coverts: Greenish black, Chick down colour: Brown Gray(head and back: reddish black stripe)

14. Japanese name: Khin-sasa, English name: Golden hackledComb: RedWattles: RedEar lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: Red, Legs: Yellow, Head, Hackles and Saddle feathers: Golden(and black stripe), Breast: Black, Back, Wing bow and Wing coverts,: Brown red, Primaries: Greenish black, Secondaries inside half: Greenish black, Secondaries outside half: Brown, Main tail feathers: Greenish black with brown laced, Sickles and Tail coverts: Greenish black, Chick down colour: Brown Gray(head and back: reddish black stripe)

15. Japanese name: Ghin-suzunami , English name: Cuckoo

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: Red or reddish chest nut, Legs: Yellow, All feathers: Gray(each feathers with fine black barring, mat colour), Chick down colour: Black(with white spot on top of head)

16. Japanese name: Khin-suzunami, English name: Lemon cuckoo

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: Red or reddish chest nut, Legs: Yellow, All feathers: Yellowish white(each feathers with fine Buff barring, brilliant colour), Chick down colour: Brown

17. Japanese name: Gen-pei , English name: Pyle(red and white)

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: Red, Legs: Yellow, Head feathers: Reddish chest nut, Back, Wing bow, Wing coverts and misaki-bane,: Reddish chest nut or reddish yellow, Breast and down feathers: Light reddish yellow, Other feathers: White, Chick down colour: white(head: reddish white)

18. Japanese name: Kurakake-gen-pei, English name: Red saddled white

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: Red, Legs: Yellow, Back, Wing bow, Wing coverts and misaki-bane,: Reddish chest nut or reddish yellow, Breast and down feathers: Light reddish yellow, Other feathers: White, Chick down colour: white

19. Japanese name: Capitan syoujyo, English name: Black tailed red

Comb: Red, Wattles: Red, Ear lobes: Red, Beak: Yellow, Eyes: Red, Legs: Yellow, Head, Hackles, Breast, Back, Wing bow, Wing coverts and Saddle feathers: Reddish chest nut(mahogany), Primaries: Black, Secondaries inside half: Black, Secondaries outside half: Reddish chest nut, Main tail feathers: Black, Sickles and Tail coverts: Black, Chick down colour: Coppery red

Classification of shape

20. Japanese name: Saka-ge English name: Frizzled

21. Japanese name: Ito-ge English name: Silky

22. Japanese name: Oho-zaka English name: Large comb

23. Japanese name: Daruma English name: Pinch tailed

24. Japanese name: Okina English name: Bearded