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Asil vs Shamo Chicken: What’s the Difference

Asil vs Shamo Chicken: What’s the Difference

Chickens
Asil (or Aseel) and Shamo are two very similar chicken breeds that are hard to identify which is which. Both birds are developed for cockfighting and are still in high demand in the Philippines among Sabungeros. Both Asil and Shamo have several sub-breeds making it more difficult to identify what the breed is, and if the breed is 100% pure or not. Let’s examine what these chicken breeds are all about. What is Asil Chicken Asil chicken (also spelled Aseel or Asli) is an ancient breed of chicken from India. Asil chickens are originally kept for cockfighting, but nowadays they are also kept for ornamental purposes. Asil chickens were brought to Europe around 1750. They are considered the strongest game bird in the world. They are very smart, strongly muscled and they contributed to...
The 10 Best Breeds of Fighting Roosters and Gamefowl Bloodlines

The 10 Best Breeds of Fighting Roosters and Gamefowl Bloodlines

Gamefowls
The gamefowls 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 cocks in the Philippines, gamefowls, or gamecocks. These are some of the best gamefowl bloodlines in the country today. In countries where cockfighting is legal (need to secure a permit from the government) like the Philippines, the type of fighting cocks bloodline is very important. Breeds of Gamefowls As in any animal, be it dogs, cats, birds, horses, etc., there are alway...