਀㰀䠀䔀䄀䐀㸀㰀吀䤀吀䰀䔀㸀㰀⼀吀䤀吀䰀䔀㸀 ਀㰀洀攀琀愀 渀愀洀攀㴀∀䬀攀礀眀漀爀搀猀∀ content="ganoi, gadon, ga noi, ga don, gà nòi, gà đòn, gà, gamefowl, gamecock, chicken, naked heel, naked heelers, tape boxing, cockfight, vietnamese chicken, vietnamese ganoi, vietnamese cockfight, jungle fowl, hennie" />਀㰀洀攀琀愀 栀琀琀瀀ⴀ攀焀甀椀瘀㴀∀瀀爀愀最洀愀∀ 挀漀渀琀攀渀琀㴀∀渀漀ⴀ挀愀挀栀攀∀ ⼀㸀 ਀ ਀㰀⼀䠀䔀䄀䐀㸀 ਀㰀戀漀搀礀 戀愀挀欀最爀漀甀渀搀㴀∀椀洀愀最攀⼀戀愀挀欀㌀⸀樀瀀最∀ 戀最挀漀氀漀爀㴀∀⌀昀昀昀昀昀昀∀ 氀椀渀欀㴀∀戀氀甀攀∀ 瘀氀椀渀欀㴀∀戀爀漀眀渀∀ 愀氀椀渀欀㴀∀戀爀漀眀渀∀ 琀攀砀琀㴀∀⌀      ∀㸀 ਀㰀吀䄀䈀䰀䔀 愀氀椀最渀㴀∀挀攀渀琀攀爀∀ 眀椀搀琀栀㴀∀㜀  ∀㸀 ਀㰀吀刀㸀 ਀

਀㰀戀㸀䴀☀⌀㈀㈀㜀㬀 䰀☀⌀㜀㠀㐀㄀㬀椀 㰀⼀戀㸀㰀⼀倀㸀 ਀㰀倀 愀氀椀最渀㴀∀挀攀渀琀攀爀∀㸀㰀䤀䴀䜀 匀刀䌀㴀∀椀洀愀最攀⼀最愀渀漀椀⼀最愀搀漀渀⸀最椀昀∀㸀㰀⼀倀㸀 Description
਀䴀☀⌀㈀㈀㜀㬀 氀☀⌀㜀㠀㐀㄀㬀椀 漀爀 栀攀渀渀椀攀 椀猀 搀椀昀昀攀爀攀渀琀 昀爀漀洀 爀攀最甀氀愀爀 昀漀眀氀⸀  䄀猀 椀琀猀 渀愀洀攀 猀甀最最攀猀琀猀Ⰰ 椀琀猀 昀攀愀琀栀攀爀猀 氀漀漀欀 猀椀洀椀氀愀爀 琀漀 琀栀愀琀 漀昀 愀 栀攀渀⸀  吀栀攀 眀漀爀搀 ∀洀☀⌀㈀㈀㜀㬀∀ 洀攀愀渀猀 猀愀搀搀氀攀 昀攀愀琀栀攀爀猀⸀  吀栀攀 眀漀爀搀 ∀䰀☀⌀㜀㠀㐀㄀㬀椀∀ 洀攀愀渀猀 㰀椀㸀漀昀 漀爀 瀀攀爀琀愀椀渀椀渀最 琀漀 昀攀洀愀氀攀㰀⼀椀㸀⸀  吀栀攀 攀渀搀 琀椀瀀 漀昀 琀栀攀 栀愀挀欀氀攀 愀渀搀 猀愀搀搀氀攀 昀攀愀琀栀攀爀猀 愀爀攀 猀栀漀爀琀 愀渀搀 漀瘀愀氀⸀  吀栀攀 洀愀椀渀 琀愀椀氀 昀攀愀琀栀攀爀猀 愀爀攀 猀栀漀爀琀 愀渀搀 猀琀爀愀椀最栀琀 ⸀  吀栀攀 琀愀椀氀 搀漀攀猀 渀漀琀 栀愀瘀攀 猀椀挀欀氀攀⸀㰀戀爀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 Mã lại fowl is also known as "mã mái". The word "mái" means female.

਀㰀戀㸀伀爀椀最椀渀 漀昀 䴀☀⌀㈀㈀㜀㬀 䰀☀⌀㜀㠀㐀㄀㬀椀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 Mã lại fowl had their origin in the North but they can be found throughout Viet Nam today. According to informations given by two members of the Vietnamese Ga Noi Association, Mã Lại fowl had already been fought in the North as early as 1930. It's unknown when hennie were first brought to the South. There were several events occurring in the early 1900s that might have been responsible for its spreading.

਀䤀渀 ㄀㤀㌀ Ⰰ 甀渀搀攀爀 䘀爀攀渀挀栀 爀甀氀攀猀Ⰰ 琀栀攀爀攀 眀攀爀攀 洀愀渀礀 一漀爀琀栀攀爀渀攀爀猀 洀椀最爀愀琀椀渀最 琀漀 琀栀攀 匀漀甀琀栀 琀漀 氀愀戀漀爀 椀渀 琀栀攀 爀甀戀攀爀 瀀氀愀渀琀愀琀椀漀渀猀 愀渀搀 琀栀攀礀 洀愀礀 栀愀瘀攀 戀爀漀甀最栀琀 琀栀攀 栀攀渀渀椀攀 愀氀漀渀最⸀  䄀渀漀琀栀攀爀 最爀攀愀琀 洀椀最爀愀琀椀漀渀 攀瘀攀渀琀 漀挀挀甀爀爀攀搀 椀渀 ㄀㤀㔀㐀 眀栀攀渀 渀攀愀爀氀礀 愀 洀椀氀氀椀漀渀 瀀攀漀瀀氀攀 昀爀漀洀 琀栀攀 一漀爀琀栀 氀攀昀琀 昀漀爀 琀栀攀 匀漀甀琀栀 戀攀昀漀爀攀 琀栀攀 挀漀甀渀琀爀礀 眀愀猀 搀椀瘀椀搀攀搀 戀礀 琀栀攀 䜀攀渀攀瘀愀 愀最爀攀攀洀攀渀琀⸀ 㰀戀爀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 ਀ Hennie stag under 1 year of age are usually afraid of other fowl. Once they are fully mature however, they will be very reliable. ਀



਀ ਀        㰀吀䈀伀䐀夀㸀 ਀          㰀吀䐀 瘀䄀氀椀最渀㴀琀漀瀀㸀㰀䤀䴀䜀 栀猀瀀愀挀攀㴀  猀爀挀㴀∀椀洀愀最攀⼀最愀渀漀椀⼀最爀攀礀⸀樀瀀最∀ 愀氀椀最渀㴀氀攀昀琀 瘀猀瀀愀挀攀㴀㘀 戀漀爀搀攀爀㴀 㸀㰀⼀䄀㸀㰀䈀刀 挀氀攀愀爀㴀愀氀氀㸀   ਀             㰀昀漀渀琀 猀椀稀攀㴀∀㌀∀ 㸀㰀椀㸀䜀爀攀礀 䠀攀渀渀椀攀⸀  ☀渀戀猀瀀㬀 㰀⼀椀㸀㰀⼀昀漀渀琀㸀㰀䤀䴀䜀 栀攀椀最栀琀㴀㘀 愀氀琀㴀∀∀ 猀爀挀㴀∀椀洀愀最攀⼀搀漀琀⸀最椀昀∀  width=6>਀          㰀⼀吀刀㸀 ਀㰀⼀吀䄀䈀䰀䔀㸀 ਀㰀戀㸀堀洀 䴀 䰀ꄀ椞 ⠀䜀爀攀礀 䠀攀渀渀椀攀⤀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 Xám Mã Lại is commonly known as "blue hennie" in the U.S. although the word Xám means "grey" not blue.

਀ Grey hennie that has dried feathers is known to be superior to those that have glossy, lustrous feathers.

਀ ਀ ਀㰀昀漀渀琀 挀漀氀漀爀㴀∀爀攀搀∀㸀㰀戀㸀䌀漀氀漀爀 挀漀渀昀漀爀洀愀琀椀漀渀㰀⼀昀漀渀琀㸀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 There has been no standard set for the color of gà nòi in Viet Nam. It may be difficult to set a standard since opinions may vary among the cockers who live far apart from North to South. However, popular preferences existed 30 years ago in South Viet Nam where several of our members were once active. According to one member, there were some color classifications used in the South. ਀䈀攀昀漀爀攀 最漀椀渀最 椀渀琀漀 搀攀琀愀椀氀Ⰰ 瀀氀攀愀猀攀 渀漀琀攀 琀栀愀琀 琀栀攀 昀漀氀氀漀眀椀渀最 愀爀攀 㰀䈀㸀㰀昀漀渀琀 挀漀氀漀爀㴀∀刀攀搀∀㸀一伀吀㰀⼀䈀㸀㰀⼀䘀漀渀琀㸀 挀漀氀漀爀 猀琀愀渀搀愀爀搀 戀甀琀 愀爀攀 樀甀猀琀 瀀爀攀昀攀爀攀渀挀攀猀⸀㰀戀爀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 ਀㰀戀㸀㰀昀漀渀琀 挀漀氀漀爀㴀∀爀攀搀∀㸀䰀攀最猀 挀漀氀漀爀猀㰀⼀昀漀渀琀㸀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 For all fowl, white legs are the top class except for red, grey and brown hennies.
਀㰀戀㸀㰀昀漀渀琀 挀漀氀漀爀㴀∀爀攀搀∀㸀䈀攀愀欀 挀漀氀漀爀猀㰀⼀昀漀渀琀㸀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 The color of the beak must be the same as the color of the legs; otherwise it's considered off.
਀㰀戀㸀㰀昀漀渀琀 挀漀氀漀爀㴀∀爀攀搀∀㸀䔀礀攀猀 挀漀氀漀爀猀㰀⼀昀漀渀琀㸀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 White eyes with greenish reflection = Super class (intelligent)
਀刀攀最甀氀愀爀 眀栀椀琀攀 攀礀攀猀 㴀 䘀椀爀猀琀 挀氀愀猀猀 ⠀昀攀愀爀猀漀洀攀⤀㰀戀爀㸀 Black eyes = Second class (wicked)
਀夀攀氀氀漀眀 攀礀攀猀 㴀 吀栀椀爀搀 挀氀愀猀猀 ⠀戀爀愀瘀攀⤀㰀戀爀㸀 Red eyes = Not preferred (lack gameness, tend to lose vision in drag fight)

਀ The preferences for beak, eyes and leg color for Xám Mã Lại are:

਀夀攀氀氀漀眀 氀攀最猀 ⬀ 礀攀氀氀漀眀 攀礀攀猀 㴀 匀甀瀀攀爀 挀氀愀猀猀㰀戀爀㸀 Green legs + white eyes = First class
਀䈀氀愀挀欀 氀攀最猀 ⬀ 眀栀椀琀攀 攀礀攀猀 㴀 匀攀挀漀渀搀 挀氀愀猀猀㰀戀爀㸀 White legs = not preferred਀㰀⼀瀀㸀
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਀        㰀吀䈀伀䐀夀㸀 ਀          㰀吀䐀 瘀䄀氀椀最渀㴀琀漀瀀㸀㰀䤀䴀䜀 栀猀瀀愀挀攀㴀  猀爀挀㴀∀椀洀愀最攀⼀最愀渀漀椀⼀戀氀愀挀欀⸀樀瀀最∀ 愀氀椀最渀㴀氀攀昀琀 瘀猀瀀愀挀攀㴀㘀 戀漀爀搀攀爀㴀 㸀㰀⼀䄀㸀㰀䈀刀 挀氀攀愀爀㴀愀氀氀㸀   ਀             㰀昀漀渀琀 猀椀稀攀㴀∀㌀∀ 㸀㰀椀㸀䈀氀愀挀欀 䠀攀渀渀椀攀⸀  ☀渀戀猀瀀㬀 㰀⼀椀㸀㰀⼀昀漀渀琀㸀㰀䤀䴀䜀 栀攀椀最栀琀㴀㘀 愀氀琀㴀∀∀ 猀爀挀㴀∀椀洀愀最攀⼀搀漀琀⸀最椀昀∀  width=6>਀          㰀⼀吀刀㸀 ਀㰀⼀吀䄀䈀䰀䔀㸀 ਀㰀戀㸀퐀 䴀 䰀ꄀ椞 ⠀䈀氀愀挀欀 䠀攀渀渀椀攀⤀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 This is the most populous. Ô Mã Lại is found in most pit in South Viet Nam. A healthy fowl will have glistening, lustrous feathers.

਀ This Ô Mã Lại is raised in the United State. It has some naked neck skin although it is raised in region where there are snow during the winter.

਀ ਀ The preferences for Ô Mã Lại are:

਀圀栀椀琀攀 氀攀最猀 ⬀ 眀栀椀琀攀 攀礀攀猀 㴀 匀甀瀀攀爀 挀氀愀猀猀㰀戀爀㸀 Black legs + white eyes = First class
਀䜀爀攀攀渀 漀爀 戀氀愀挀欀 氀攀最猀 ⬀ 礀攀氀氀漀眀 漀爀 戀氀愀挀欀 攀礀攀猀  㴀 匀攀挀漀渀搀 挀氀愀猀猀㰀戀爀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 ਀䈀氀愀挀欀 昀漀眀氀 琀栀愀琀 栀愀猀 眀栀椀琀攀 氀攀最猀 椀猀 栀椀最栀氀礀 瘀愀氀甀攀搀 戀礀 愀氀氀 挀漀挀欀攀爀猀⸀  吀栀攀爀攀 椀猀 愀 猀愀礀椀渀最㨀 ∀䈀甀礀 琀栀攀 戀氀愀挀欀 昀漀眀氀 眀椀琀栀 眀栀椀琀攀 氀攀最猀 攀瘀攀渀 椀昀 礀漀甀爀 洀漀琀栀攀爀 礀攀氀氀 愀琀 礀漀甀⸀∀




਀ ਀㰀吀䄀䈀䰀䔀 挀攀氀氀匀瀀愀挀椀渀最㴀㔀 挀攀氀氀倀愀搀搀椀渀最㴀  眀椀搀琀栀㴀㈀㔀  愀氀椀最渀㴀爀椀最栀琀 戀漀爀搀攀爀㴀㄀㸀 ਀          㰀吀刀㸀

਀            㰀䤀䴀䜀 栀攀椀最栀琀㴀㘀 愀氀琀㴀∀∀ 猀爀挀㴀∀椀洀愀最攀⼀搀漀琀⸀最椀昀∀ 眀椀搀琀栀㴀㘀㸀 ☀渀戀猀瀀㬀  Ô Bông.   ਀          㰀⼀吀䈀伀䐀夀㸀
਀㰀戀㸀퐀 䈀渀最 ⠀䈀氀愀挀欀 ☀ 圀栀椀琀攀 栀攀渀渀椀攀⤀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 ਀퐀 䈀渀最 爀攀昀攀爀猀 琀漀 栀攀渀渀椀攀 琀栀愀琀 栀愀猀 愀 洀椀砀琀甀爀攀 漀昀 戀氀愀挀欀 愀渀搀 眀栀椀琀攀 昀攀愀琀栀攀爀猀⸀  㰀戀爀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 The Ô Bông shown here had won a high stake fight. Its opponent was a decorated warrior in the Central but was killed by this Ô Bông in approximately 7 minutes in the first round. This cock is the ancestor to many gà nòi in the U.S.

਀吀栀攀 瀀爀攀昀攀爀攀渀挀攀猀 昀漀爀 퐀 䈀渀最 愀爀攀㨀㰀戀爀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 White legs + white eyes = First class
਀䈀氀愀挀欀 氀攀最猀 ⬀ 眀栀椀琀攀 攀礀攀猀 㴀 匀攀挀漀渀搀 挀氀愀猀猀㰀戀爀㸀 Black legs or Green leg + black eyes = Third class


਀㰀⼀倀㸀 ਀㰀䠀刀㸀㰀䈀爀㸀 ਀        㰀吀䈀伀䐀夀㸀 ਀          㰀吀䐀 瘀䄀氀椀最渀㴀琀漀瀀㸀㰀䤀䴀䜀 栀猀瀀愀挀攀㴀  猀爀挀㴀∀椀洀愀最攀⼀最愀渀漀椀⼀爀攀搀⸀樀瀀最∀ 愀氀椀最渀㴀氀攀昀琀 瘀猀瀀愀挀攀㴀㘀 戀漀爀搀攀爀㴀 㸀㰀⼀䄀㸀㰀䈀刀 挀氀攀愀爀㴀愀氀氀㸀   ਀             㰀昀漀渀琀 猀椀稀攀㴀∀㌀∀ 㸀㰀椀㸀刀攀搀 䠀攀渀渀椀攀⸀  ☀渀戀猀瀀㬀 㰀⼀椀㸀㰀⼀昀漀渀琀㸀㰀䤀䴀䜀 栀攀椀最栀琀㴀㘀 愀氀琀㴀∀∀ 猀爀挀㴀∀椀洀愀最攀⼀搀漀琀⸀最椀昀∀  width=6>਀          㰀⼀吀刀㸀 ਀㰀⼀吀䄀䈀䰀䔀㸀
਀㰀戀㸀☀⌀㈀㄀㄀㬀 䴀☀⌀㈀㈀㜀㬀 䰀☀⌀㜀㠀㐀㄀㬀椀 ⠀䔀愀最氀攀ⴀ戀爀漀眀渀 䠀攀渀渀椀攀⤀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 Ó means eagle. People commonly refer to both the red hennie and the brown hennie as Ó.
਀倀爀攀昀攀爀攀渀挀攀猀 昀漀爀 刀攀搀 䠀攀渀渀椀攀 愀爀攀㨀㰀戀爀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 White legs + white eyes = Super class
਀夀攀氀氀漀眀 氀攀最猀 ⬀ 礀攀氀氀漀眀 攀礀攀猀 㴀 䘀椀爀猀琀 挀氀愀猀猀㰀戀爀㸀 Green legs + green eyes = Second class
਀䈀氀愀挀欀 氀攀最 㴀 㰀戀㸀㰀昀漀渀琀 挀漀氀漀爀㴀∀爀攀搀∀㸀渀漀琀 瀀爀攀昀攀爀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀⼀昀漀渀琀㸀 .

਀刀攀搀 昀漀眀氀 琀栀愀琀 栀愀猀 眀栀椀琀攀 氀攀最猀 椀猀 愀氀猀漀 爀愀渀欀攀搀 愀猀 猀甀瀀攀爀 挀氀愀猀猀⸀㰀戀爀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 (Please note: There is atleast one member of the Vietnamese Ga Noi Association from Central Viet Nam who togather with his crew and the cockers whom he knows dislike red fowl with white legs)






਀㰀䠀刀㸀 ਀㰀䈀刀㸀
਀㰀吀䄀䈀䰀䔀 挀攀氀氀匀瀀愀挀椀渀最㴀㔀 挀攀氀氀倀愀搀搀椀渀最㴀㄀ 眀椀搀琀栀㴀㈀㜀  愀氀椀最渀㴀爀椀最栀琀 戀漀爀搀攀爀㴀㄀㸀 ਀          㰀吀刀㸀

਀            㰀䤀䴀䜀 栀攀椀最栀琀㴀㘀 愀氀琀㴀∀∀ 猀爀挀㴀∀椀洀愀最攀⼀搀漀琀⸀最椀昀∀ 眀椀搀琀栀㴀㘀㸀 ☀渀戀猀瀀㬀  Eagle Hennie.   ਀          㰀⼀吀䈀伀䐀夀㸀
਀㰀戀㸀팀 䴀 䰀ꄀ椞 ⠀䔀愀最氀攀ⴀ戀爀漀眀渀 䠀攀渀渀椀攀⤀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀㰀䈀爀㸀 ਀倀爀攀昀攀爀攀渀挀攀猀 昀漀爀 팀 䴀 䰀ꄀ椞 愀爀攀㨀㰀戀爀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 Yellow legs = Top class
਀䜀爀攀攀渀 氀攀最猀  㴀 匀攀挀漀渀搀 挀氀愀猀猀㰀戀爀㸀 White legs = Third class

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਀㰀䠀刀㸀 ਀ ਀㰀戀爀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 ਀㰀戀㸀一栀ꄀ渞 ⠀圀栀椀琀攀 䠀攀渀渀椀攀⤀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 White Hennie is completely white
਀圀栀椀琀攀 栀攀渀渀椀攀 椀猀 爀愀爀攀⸀  倀愀爀琀 漀昀 琀栀攀椀爀 甀渀瀀漀瀀甀氀愀爀椀琀礀 椀猀 琀栀愀琀 挀漀挀欀攀爀猀 搀漀 渀漀琀 氀椀欀攀 琀栀攀椀爀 氀漀猀椀渀最 爀攀挀漀爀搀 椀渀 琀栀攀 瀀椀琀⸀  䄀氀猀漀Ⰰ 椀渀 嘀椀攀琀渀愀洀攀猀攀 挀甀氀琀甀爀攀Ⰰ 眀栀椀琀攀 椀猀 琀栀攀 挀漀氀漀爀 漀昀 搀攀愀琀栀 眀栀椀挀栀 洀愀礀 昀甀爀琀栀攀爀 攀砀瀀氀愀椀渀猀 琀栀攀椀爀 甀渀瀀漀瀀甀氀愀爀椀琀礀⸀㰀戀爀㸀 Preferences for white hennie are not available.
਀䄀 眀栀椀琀攀 昀漀眀氀 琀栀愀琀 栀愀猀 戀氀愀挀欀 氀攀最猀 椀猀 挀漀渀猀椀搀攀爀攀搀 䈀䄀䐀⸀ ਀ ਀㰀戀爀㸀㰀戀爀㸀 ਀


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