Native chicken farming in the Philippines is a highly profitable poultry farming business if done properly. Many backyard farmers are raising native chickens in their backyards for both personal consumption and as an extra source of income. The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) are actually encouraging Filipinos, especially returning OFWs, to raise more native chickens as the price of commercially-grown broiler chickens is continuously increasing due to costly expensive commercial feeds. Native chickens don't need large amounts of commercial feeds.
Farming native chickens for profit is becoming one of the best alternative income-generating activities for many rural Filipinos. Due to the popularity of different types of chickens in the Philippines, yo...
The Philippine native chicken breeds are changing the landscape of rural backyard poultry farming. We always talk about American heritage chicken breeds here at Agraryo.com but little did we know that the Philippines has a lot to offer. We may not call it Philippine heritage chicken but our native breeds are actually our own heritage breeds.
Before imported breeds arrived in the Philippines, we have Tagalog and Bisaya. These are the local terms for our native breeds. If you are in Luzon, you call it Tagalog, and if you are in the Visayas and the bigger part of Mindanao, you call it Bisaya. Both of them refer to the native chicken that we often see roaming around our rural neighborhood.
The government and even the private sectors are doing their best to conserve and even populate thes...
Raising native chickens for profit is becoming one of the best alternative income-generating activities for many rural Filipinos. Due to the popularity of different types of chickens in the Philippines, you may think that raising native chickens is no longer fashionable. But the truth is, you can still make money by raising and breeding native chickens! You know, a lot of consumers are looking for native chicken for a variety of reasons. So if you’re looking for a livelihood that doesn’t require high capital, why not try raising native chickens?
This article will discuss the basic information on proper poultry care. Come and learn how to take care of native chickens!
Raising Native Chicken in the Philippines
There are restaurants that prefer to serve native chicken to their belove...