Kabir is one of the most popular chicken lines of breeds in the Philippines and is often the subject of arguments among backyard chicken raisers. The argument of whether Kabir is a breed or not is a never-ending debate and in this article, we will explain what Kabir chicken really is.
Kabir History and Origin
Kabir, the colored chicken was developed by Kabir International, an Israeli company founded by Zvi Katz during the 1960s. In 1999, Kabir International was acquired by Cobb-Europe, a division of Cobb-Vantress, the oldest and one of the biggest chicken breeders in the world. Today, the Kabir brand is marketed by Cobb and is one of the most popular broiler breeds along with SASSO which is ideal for free-range farming.
Is Kabir a Breed?
This is where the argument always starts. When s...