native chicken Archive

Improving and Making the Native Chicken Industry Profitable for Rural Farmers

A program of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) has developed four native chicken strains with the aim of improving the profitability of native chicken for rural farmers in Regions 5, 6, 7, and 9. Researches under the Industry Strategic S&T [&hellip

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How to Improve the Native Chicken Breed

Majority of small and marginal farmers raise native chicken in their backyards. The native chicken are nondescript, mongrel birds that have evolved from jungle fowls interbred with domesticated ones brought into the country by early Chinese, Spanish and Dutch traders and settlers. The native chicken have adapted themselves to adverse conditions in small farms – [&hellip

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Raising Native Animals

Why choose native? According to the Food and Fertilizer Technology Center for the Asian and Pacific Region, native animals have provided valuable contributions in the cultural, social, and economic status of farming communities in the rural areas. Aside from providing them with an alternative source of livelihood, these animals have been known to contain high [&hellip

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Paraoakan Becoming A Favorite Native Chicken

Paraoakan is becoming the choice of native chicken raisers. And it is for a number of good reasons. Paraoakan, of course, is the native chicken from Palawan. Of the several strains of native chickens, Paraoakan is the biggest of them all. It has long legs, bigger body than the rest, long neck and bigger head. [&hellip

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