National Gamefowl League
Nacionalnaia Liga Lubiteley Boycovoy Ptici
Dakan (page 1)
Breed description The Dakan is a high stationed, Malayoid-type native gamefowl breed from Central Asia, Caucasus and republic of Dagestan. From the beginning of the 1980's introduced into other parts of Russia. Background facts The Dakan starts to mature around the age of 8 to 10 months. From the 10th month onwards birds are trained for the pit. In Russia birds are only pitted in natural heels ( artificial heels are prohibited). Type of fight, endurance lasting upto 1½ hours. The best Dakan come from the republic of Dagestan and Dagestani breeders keep the best birds for themselves and are not very willing in exporting these to other Russian republics as these are considered the elite Dakan fighters.
Body heavy, strong build, Head short and powerful, head looks like a bird of prey having a ferocious look caused by the proturberant eyebrows, face dry (not fleshy), redcolored. Comb low set, triple peacomb Beak strong and thick Wattles No wattles, Eyes large eyes, orange-colored, Tighs Proturberant, very muscular Legs long shanks, strongboned, yellow colored Carriage upright. Weight male 4.5 to 6 Kg (10 to 13 Lbs) hen 3.2 to 4 Kg (7 to 9 Lbs) Eggs 60 to 80 per year, eggweight 55 to 65 Gr. Colour blackred, goldenduckwing, black
left top (Dakan from Andighan), right top (Dakan from Dagestan), bottom left (Dakan from Dagestan), bottom right (Dakan from Kokand, named "Docent" owned by Mr.K.Dibighev/Stavropolsky Krai)
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