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Gamefowls

This category of the blog includes articles about cockfighting or sabong (bulang). Cockfighting is a multi-billion dollar industry in the Philippines and provides hundred of thousand of jobs through game farms and cockpit operations.  You can find articles about fighting cocks here and everything about cockfights.

How to bathe our gamefowls with shampoo and Asuntol

How to bathe our gamefowls with shampoo and Asuntol

Gamefowls
Lice and parasites in gamefowls are a very serious problem that could cause stress to your fighting cock. A stressed gamefowl could not concentrate and most of the time could lose in a cockfight. In this article, we will explain the benefits of bathing our roosters with Asuntol and later with shampoo to rid them of lice and parasites, in this way we refresh them during the summer. With shampoo we strengthen their feather, we make it more flexible, shiny and with the matter, we rid them of the lice and paraffin that prevent our roosters from having a good fighting season. We start by mentioning the materials, we need Asuntol which we get in any veterinary clinic, shampoo, and 2 buckets with 15 liters of water. What is Asuntol? Asuntol is a brand name manufactured by Bayer. It can co...
Top 10 Gamefarms and Gamefowl Breeders in the Philippines

Top 10 Gamefarms and Gamefowl Breeders in the Philippines

Gamefowls
Cockfighting is probably the biggest sport in the Philippines that involves animals. If Spain has a bullfight, the Philippines has a cockfight - it’s a blood sport. While the rest of the world condemns cockfights due to animal death and cruelty, in the Philippines, it’s a sport, leisure, and an industry. Businesses connected to cockfighting employes hundreds of thousands of Filipinos. These businesses include game farms, breeding, and cockpit operations.  In this article, we are giving you the 15 of the biggest, highly-respected, and well-known game farms in the Philippines. Some of these farms have their own prized bloodlines. As for which provinces are known for fighting cock breeding, Negros Occidental seems to be the most popular. In 2014, then Governor Alfredo Marañon said that ...
What is Peruvian fighting rooster

What is Peruvian fighting rooster

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The Peruvian bloodline of gamefowl is one of the most popular bloodlines of fighting cock roosters in the Philippines and is also among the most expensive breeds. In this extremely long article, we have the opportunity to translate and proofread the complete history of the great Peruvian gamefowl. This is quite an interesting yet long story so enjoy reading. The link to the original Spanish version is provided at teh end of this article. Peruvian rooster went through many stages of improvement until the standard that we have today was achieved, it would be countless to mention the architects of this story of panache and courage. How the Peruvian fighting rooster was developed The Peruvian fighting cock was developed by a Peruvian named Don Humberto Gregorio Pedraglio Oddone who was bo...
The laws and legalities of cockfighting in the Philippines

The laws and legalities of cockfighting in the Philippines

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When it comes to sports, Filipinos cannot live without the basketball and of course, cockfighting. Although the latter is more of gambling than sport, many people are also involved in breeding gamefowls as both recreation and business. But the big question that is asked by many people especially the foreigners is, "Is cockfighting legal in the Philippines?" We will discuss the answer in this article. Cockfighting in the Philippines is both legal and illegal depending on where the game is held and to what level. The "Cockfighting Law of 1974" under the former President Ferdinand E. Marcos,  regulates the game in the whole country and since then it has never been amended. The following is clearly stated: NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue...
The 10 Best Breeds of Fighting Roosters and Gamefowls

The 10 Best Breeds of Fighting Roosters and Gamefowls

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The game fowls or fighting roosters are a group of different breeds dedicated to fighting among themselves, which are characterized by having an extremely aggressive behavior in both females and males. This temperament manifests itself from an early age, so it is necessary to separate the males from each other to avoid a fight. Today we will address the different breeds of fighting roosters, also called fighting or fighting roosters. Since there are different races and a lot of ignorance on this subject. Know and choose which is for you the best breed of rooster. >In countries where cockfighting is legal (need to secure a permit from the government) like the Philippines, the type of fighting cocks breeds or gamefowls is very important. Breeds of Gamefowls As in any animal, be it...