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15 of the Most Expensive Chicken Breeds Sold in the Philippines

15 of the Most Expensive Chicken Breeds Sold in the Philippines

Chickens
Setting gamefowls and fighting cocks aside, the show and free-range chicken category is catching up when it comes to the cost of chicks and breeders. In the Philippines, more and more people are becoming interested in raising rare breeds of imported chicken and as the demand increases, the price follows through. In this article, we are going to introduce the fifteen most expensive chicken breeds (not gamefowl breeds) available in the Philippines and why they demand such a hefty price tag. 1. Ayam Cemani Ayam Cemani or the Cemani Chicken is indisputably the most expensive chicken breed not only in the Philippines but also in the whole world. There are a few reasons why this Indonesian-native chicken has such a steep price. The main one is because they are hard to breed. Hens sometim...
US vs UK Lines Rhode Island Red: What’s the Difference

US vs UK Lines Rhode Island Red: What’s the Difference

Chickens
You may have heard about the RIR UK line or RIR US line online but have no idea what is the difference between the two. Or perhaps someone is selling a Rhode Island Red chicken with a US or UK line connected to it. In this article, we are going to explain the buzz around this controversial and rather intriguing topic – the so-called Rhode Island Red UK Line and Rhode Island Red US line. Breed Profile The Rhode Island Red was developed in the US state of Rhode Island in the 1890s. Crossing a large variety of other breeds including the Buff Cochin, Langshan, Black Red Malay, Hamburg, and Rose comb Leghorns together created the Rhode Island Red. They are recognized by their beautiful mahogany plumage, bright yellow legs, and brick-shaped body. Rhode Island is another bird created for both m...