Color of Silkie Chicken

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Silkie chicken have 2 kinds: black and white.
White silkie chicken are not only the enjoyment of Chinese emperors , but also the symbol of power.
Black silkie chicken have the very good medical treatment effect, which is used as the material of medicated foods by Chinese imperial court.
The silkie eggs used by Ukokkeihonpo are from black silkie hens.

Origin of Silkie Chicken’s Name – Ukokkei

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The blood, skin, meat and bones are all in black for the silkie chicken. Since the chicken are black from inside to outside, they are called “Ukokkei” (means black chicken).