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Sid Taylor Gamefowl: All You Need to Know

Sid Taylor Gamefowl: All You Need to Know

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Whether you’re an avid fan of Sid Taylor gamefowl or just getting into the sport, understanding the history of different breeds is a great way to get a better handle on the game - and that’s exactly what this article is all about! We'll be taking an in-depth look at Sid Taylor's Gamefowl, exploring its origins and characteristics, as well as uncovering its unique fighting style. So if you're ready to take your knowledge of gamefowl to the next level, let’s dive right in! Introduction to Sid Taylor's Gamefowl Sid Taylor's Gamefowl is a gamefowl bloodline that was developed by Sid Taylor in the early 1900s. They are a cross between different breeds including the Shamo and the Asil and were bred for their fighting ability. Sid Taylor's Gamefowl is a very aggressive bloodline and is k...
Asil Chicken Breed History and Profile

Asil Chicken Breed History and Profile

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The Aseel or Asil chicken is ancient, exotic, and beautifully designed chicken breed and is very popular in the Philippines. It was developed in India and Pakistan for the sole purpose of cockfighting. They have compact, extremely muscular bodies held in a distinctive upright position, and are much heavier than they appear. Aseels also have short, strong, and well-curved beaks, as well as broad skulls, fierce, pale eyes, and an indomitable spirit. Asil Chicken Background The breed is so pugnacious that hens will often fight each other for hours. Even the day-old chicks have been seen sparing each other and chicks of other breeds – sometimes to the point of wounding them. Though aggressive to other chickens, Aseels are quite personable to their handlers. It’s their pugnacious nature and g...
Asian Black Chicken: All You Need to Know

Asian Black Chicken: All You Need to Know

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Chicken enthusiasts, farmers, and breeders are digging the Internet in order to find details about the “Asian Black Chicken”. Unfortunately, Google offers confusing results so in this article I am going to explain everything about this spike in search. What is Asian Black Chicken Really? There are two answers to this question and we don’t know which of the two answers your question. Whether you are looking for “Asian Black Chicken” per se, or just black chicken from Asia, I’ll explain below. The First Answer If you are specifically looking for Asian black chicken developed by Hoover’s Hatchery then this is the answer. Hoovers Hatchery is an American hatchery that developed, or should we say “discovered” this mixed breed while doing a series of trial-and-error processes in their lab...
Ayam Cemani Chicken Breed Profile

Ayam Cemani Chicken Breed Profile

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Ayam Cemani chicken is a very unique breed of chicken and is becoming more popular in the Philippines. It is probably the most expensive chicken breed and in the Philippines, a pair of Ayam cemani can cost above P10,000. When I first saw a chicken Ayam Cemani, I was connected on Facebook and I immediately thought … Oh, heavens … good use of photoshop!. In other words, I thought the image was fake. The sole idea of ​​a blackbird from head to head seemed a little exaggerated. But since that first meeting online, I have had the pleasure of checking that these beautiful birds exist in real life and are incredible! These birds bear the name of Ayam Cemani and are an unusual and relatively modern chicken breed of Indonesia. The breed has a rare genetic condition known as fibromelanosis...
Bantam Chicken: All You Need to Know

Bantam Chicken: All You Need to Know

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Bantam chicken in our backyard is an idea that is gaining quickly in popularity. And what can not be loved when they are wonderful pets and deliver fresh eggs at your door every day, as well as providing excellent free pay for the garden? Bantam are small chickens. Some varieties have been raised to produce miniature versions, but other Bantam races only exist in small sizes. Its small size makes the Bantam a great option for a small backyard. The advantages of Bantam over their larger counterparts include: Require less space They consume less food They are easier to handle There are hundreds of breeds of Bantam hens available and it is important to choose the right breed for your needs and situation. If you have little time, the first section offers you some answers a...
Barred Plymouth Rock History and Profile

Barred Plymouth Rock History and Profile

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Barred Rock, Plymouth Rock, or Barred Plymouth Rock (BPR or PBR chicken) is one of the most popular chicken breeds raised by Filipino heritage chicken breeders. It is only second to Rhode Island Red in terms of popularity and one of the widely available American heritage chicken breeds in the country although most are not truly pure breeds. Barred Rock Origin Plymouth Rock was developed in America in the middle of the 19th century and was first exhibited as a breed in 1869. Several individuals claimed its invention, using crosses of Dominique, Java, Cochin, and Brahma. The first Plymouth Rock was barred and other varieties developed later. The Breed became popular very rapidly, and in fact, until World War II, no breed was ever kept and bred as extensively as the Barred Plymouth R...
Barred Cochin Bantam Chicken

Barred Cochin Bantam Chicken

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Barred Cochin Bantams are an Asiatic, feather-footed breed protected with a great abundance of soft, fluffy colored feathers. The Barred Cochin bantam has mild and darkish colors alternating in parallel strains alongside every feather, making for a superbly striped hen from tip to toe. Extremely eye-catching, they have a brilliant pink, unmarried comb, in conjunction with pink wattles, earlobes, and a pink patch across the eyes. Barred Cochin Bantam hens lay small, cream/brown eggs, and are desirable setters. The Barred Cochin bantam is a single comb, a feather-legged variety that originated in China. They are very cold hardy & friendly. Barred Cochin Bantam History and Origin Soldiers coming back from China delivered the primary Cochin bantams to England withinside the 1860s....
BB Red Old English Game Bantam Chicken

BB Red Old English Game Bantam Chicken

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The BB Red Old English Game also called Black Breasted Old English Bantam originated in England and has been raised for cock fighting, a reasonably-priced recreation that all people may want to get worried about. The recreation turned into banned in 1849 and these days the birds are raised for exhibition. The upright look of this breed units it aside and make it noticeable. The Old English Bantam Assortment consists of many one-of-a-kind colorations inclusive of the Crete, Blue, Barred, Red Pyle, B.B. Red, and Silver Duck Wing. BB Red Old English Game Bantam History The Black Breasted Red Old English Bantam (BB Red Old English) is a breed with a wealthy record and a supportive enthusiastic fan base. This little fowl is a historical breed that originated in England. The BB Red Old ...
Egg-selling Business Success Story – Philippines

Egg-selling Business Success Story – Philippines

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The egg-selling business is one of the most profitable poultry-related businesses in the Philippines that benefits many small to medium egg vendors around the country. Ever since the pandemic broke out more than two years ago, people who started selling eggs door-to-door are now making more profit compared to when they started in this article, we examine one of the most successful vendors who started the egg-selling business during the pandemic. How this Egg-selling Business is Born Teodoro Valencia of Malvar, Batangas has been a tricycle driver for seven years until COVID-19 struck the country in early 2020. He was barely making a living and the pandemic made his family’s life more miserable until he stumbled into an egg-selling business that would later change his life forever. ...
How to Start a Free Range Chicken Egg Business in the Philippines

How to Start a Free Range Chicken Egg Business in the Philippines

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Are you planning to start an egg business but don't know where to start? A free range chicken egg business is different from a typical egg business where you just buy and sell eggs. A free range chicken egg business involves raising free range chickens, collecting, and selling their eggs. Since free range chicken eggs cost higher than ordinary table eggs, it is more profitable and fulfilling to operate. Introduction Perhaps the only thing better than collecting, cooking, and savoring your own free-range chicken eggs is sharing a dozen or two with family and friends, and the occasional cash-paying customer. Filipinos love to eat eggs, and who doesn’t? More of these consumers exist today, and small farmers are reaping the rewards, thanks to the growing awareness of the health benefi...