(From The Nation (Thailand))
Byline: The Nation.
SPECIAL: A fair living from 'fowl' means
Male bantams are such important cash fowls that they are incorporated as such in the Sixth National Social And Economic Development Plan. They are popular as fancy pets in Japan, Germany, and the Middle East, and fowl fanciers are willing to pay big money for bantams reared to international standards.
Dhul Chanantavaree, the force behind a project to raise bantams in the mostly Muslim community around Don Sakae mosque in Bangkok's Wang Thong Lang |district, said the birds could provide a way for ordinary Thai families to supplement their basic …