These are bantams that originated in Vietnam but the Japanese adopted the birds for their gardens. The are also popular in Malaysia and Indonesia.
They have short legs, a large comb, and a tall upright set of tail feathers. They are good foragers and have no problem feeding themselves if given enough acreage.
They are very tame birds and will live as long as thirteen years if taken care of.
They are a true bantam with colors ranging from black, black-red mottled, white, and grey.
Roosters will weigh just over a pound and hens a little less. The hens lay white eggs.