List of native Philippine chicken breeds

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The domestic chicken breeds native to the Philippine islands include:

Name Image Notes
Banaba[1] Ph banaba fowl.png From Batangas province, Calabarzon.[2][3]
Bolinao[1] Found in Pangasinan province, Ilocos Region.[2][4]
Camarines[1] Camsur native chicken strain.png From Bicol region.[2] Used for cock-fighting.[5]
Darag[1] Darag pair.png From Panay Island, Visayas.[2][6]
Joloanon[citation needed] Joloanon fowl pair.png
Paraoakan or Parawakan[1] Parawakan fowl pair.png From Palawan, in Mimaropa region.[2] Black, used for cock-fighting.[7]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Breeds reported by Philippines: Chicken. Domestic Animal Diversity Information System of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Accessed June 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e Feleciano R. Bejar, Manuel J. Baylon, Jaime B. Fabillar, Lagrito Ebert B. Mante, Arturo A. Ultra, Reynaldo R. Aquino, Elvie T. Bejar (2012). Management Practices and Morphological Characterization of Indigenous (Native) Chickens in Samar Province. Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture: Agriculture & Development Discussion Paper Series No. 2012-3.
  3. ^ Breed data sheet: Banaba/Philippines. Domestic Animal Diversity Information System of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Accessed October 2014.
  4. ^ Breed data sheet: Bolinao/Philippines. Domestic Animal Diversity Information System of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Accessed October 2014.
  5. ^ Breed data sheet: Camarines/Philippines. Domestic Animal Diversity Information System of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Accessed October 2014.
  6. ^ Breed data sheet: Darag/Philippines. Domestic Animal Diversity Information System of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Accessed October 2014.
  7. ^ Breed data sheet: Paraokan/Philippines. Domestic Animal Diversity Information System of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Accessed October 2014.