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Shamo Chicken

Other name(s):
 Ko-Shamo; O-Shamo;
Chu-Shamo; Kimpa-Shamo

Scientific name: Gallus gallus domesticus

Country / Place of origin: Japan

History: The Shamo Chicken is an oriental gamefowl which was developed in Japan, but which may have originated in Thailand. The Shamo Chicken was probably of Malay and Asil gamefowl stock.

According to the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy, "Across Japan the Shamo can be found in some variety of colors and sizes according to region – different regions favoring fowls of different sizes for boxing. The O-Shamo is a large bird


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