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How to Raise Native Chicken for Profit

How to Raise Native Chicken for Profit

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Due to the popularity of different types of chickens in the Philippines, you may think that raising native chickens is no longer fashionable. But the truth is, you can still make money by raising and breeding native chickens! You know, a lot of consumers are looking for native chicken for a variety of reasons. So if you’re looking for a livelihood that doesn’t require high capital, why not try raising native chickens? This article will discuss the basic information on proper poultry care. Come and learn how to take care of native chickens! Native chicken in the Philippines There are restaurants that prefer to serve native chicken to their beloved customers because the taste of native chicken is more delicious compared to broiler chickens, or 45 days chicken. But since most farmers...
Lists of Philippine Native Chicken Breeds

Lists of Philippine Native Chicken Breeds

Chickens
We always talk about American heritage chicken breeds here at Putakputak.com but little did we know that the Philippines has a lot to offer. We may not call it Philippine heritage chicken but our native breeds are actually our own heritage breeds. Before imported breeds arrived in the Philippines, we have Tagalog and Bisaya. These are the local terms for our native breeds. If you are in Luzon, you call it Tagalog, and if you are in the Visayas and the bigger part of Mindanao, you call it Bisaya. Both of them refer to the native chicken that we often see roaming around our rural neighborhood. The government and even the private sectors are doing their best to conserve and even populate these breeds. The West Visayas University (WVU) in Iloilo for instance is breeding Darag and distrib...
What is Labuyo Chicken

What is Labuyo Chicken

Chickens
When we hear the word “labuyo”, most of us would immediately refer to “siling labuyo”, the hottest native pepper used as condiment especially with “sawsawan.” But do you know that we have a chicken called “labuyo?” “Labuyo”, or the red junglefowl (Gallus gallus) is a tropical bird in the family Phasianidae. It ranges across much of Southeast Asia and parts of South Asia. Red junglefowl is the primary ancestor of the domestic chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus); the grey junglefowl, Sri Lankan junglefowl, and green junglefowl have also contributed genetic materials to the gene pool of the domesticated chicken. Here in the Philippines, although the government does not consider Labuyo as an endangered species, in some areas where these birds are almost extinct, it is illegal to hunt ...