Why You Should Trim Your Rooster’s Nails

Today I learned a very important lesson that I never learned for years that I’m growing native chickens. This experience prompted me to do more research on heritage chickens that are significantly larger and heavier than our native breeds. Although the hen involved in this experience is not a standard breed and has very thin …

Why Ants are Invading Your Incubator

Ants are everywhere, especially during longer rainy seasons. They are looking for food and when they smell something interesting, they’ll into it. A lot of people complain that their incubators are being invaded by ants especially during the hatching day and this could be very challenging. The truth is, ants start to invade your incubator …

15 of the Most Expensive Chicken Breeds Sold in the Philippines

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 …

What is Labuyo Chicken

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 …

Meet the 10 World’s Ugliest, Most Bizarre Chicken Breeds

People raise chickens obviously for many reasons. Aside from the main purpose of eggs and meat, chickens are raised for games, pets, and even emotional support. Surely, chickens are one of the most lovely animals but not all of them can be appealing to everyone’s eyes. In this article, we are going to show you …

How to Diagnose and Treat Chicken Intestinal and Digestive Problem Through Droppings

There are many types of chicken intestinal and digestive infections like diarrhea, salmonellosis, avian malaria, pasteurellosis, worm infestations, and the deadliest and most common coccidiosis. These diseases can be diagnosed by examining their droppings (chicken waste/manure), but their appearance especially the color. In this article, we will explore how to diagnose these diseases and recommend …

Beginner’s Mistake: My First Time Raising Heritage Chicken

If you are trying to raise heritage chickens for the first time, read and this might be able to save you a lot of money, time, and lives of your precious chicks. A bit of a background I grew up on a rural farm in Negros Occidental pasturing carabao and goats during my childhood years …

Top 10 Best Egg Laying Chicken Breeds

If you’re hoping to raise chickens and have plenty of eggs, you need to focus on the best egg-laying chicken breed. People throughout the world consume a lot of chicken eggs daily so choosing the right chicken breeds to produce eggs is essential. If you are a small family of 3 to 5, raising 10 …

Complete Guide on Raising Free-range Baby Chicks (Taglish)

In the last couple of weeks, I had a drinking session with 3 of my close friends since dalawa kaming nauna na mahilig sa manok, nong dumating ang dalawa ay manok na ang amng pinag-uusapan so carried over ang conversation. The other two friends are both ahente at nagbu-buy-and-sell ng sasakyan. Humaba na ang usapan …

Lists of Philippine Native Chicken Breeds

We always talk about American heritage chicken breeds here at Freerangeph.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 …