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What Is SASSO Chicken

What Is SASSO Chicken

Chickens
SASSO chickens are one of the most popular chicken brands in the Philippines raised in the backyard and even in large-scale free-ranging like the Pamora Farms in Abra. SASSO (Sélection Avicole de la Sarthe et du Sud Ouest or Poultry Selection from Sarthe and South West), is a France-based poultry breeding company that was founded way back in the 1950s by French farmer Serge Perrault. Background In the 1950s Serge Perrault from southern France wanted to preserve the traditional chicken breeds. His work led to the development of the Sasso T lines. A project by a cooperative of farmers in the same area led to the creation of SASSO when they were involved in the development of the “Label Rouge” specifications for traditional chicken. It was in the 1990s that SASSO opened a second locat...
Kabir vs SASSO Chickens and the Argument Behind

Kabir vs SASSO Chickens and the Argument Behind

Chickens
We Filipinos are extremely adaptable that even when provided with the wrong information, we can easily disseminate and share, and later, other people are becoming used to it. Take the motorcycle fairings for example. More than half of Filipino motorcycle owners call it “flerings” instead of fairings and when corrected, they just say “ganyan talaga and tawag sa Tagalog.” A lame excuse for stupidity and ignorance. Enter the chicken raising. The Barred Plymouth Rock has been abbreviated as PBR instead of BPR and most chicken raisers are used to say it now. The issue with Kabir and SASSO Kabir and SASSO are both developed for meat production rather than eggs as both animals are developed from big parent stocks. Kabir is an Arabic term that means “big” and Arabs are calling their big...