Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Fighting cocks pre-conditioning tips

In pre-conditioning phase, it is important to have a system in building up the latest condition of your fighting cocks. The following are suggested to do in order to prepare your fighting cocks in conditioning phase.

Day 1, de-worm your fighting cock using Vermex Forte, give 1 tablet in the evening. All intestinal parasites will be wipe-out using this medicine. Day 2, delouse your fighting cocks using Wash Out, mix one sachet in two gallons of water. Wash out will knocked-out all the mites in your fighting cocks. Also in Day 2, inject Thaibex XS 0.5cc in the evening to help boast the appetite of your fighting cocks.  Day 3 and day 4, give one tablet of Pyristat in the afternoon, two hours before the afternoon feeding. Pyristat is a medicine against malaria and coccidian that resides in blood and intestine of your fighting cocks. Day 5, give 1 tablet of LDI-B12 in the evening to avoid anemia. Day 6, Sparing session in the evening so that they become familiar with the lights, and so that you can assist their performance. Day 7, rest day, no medicine and no exercise. Day 8, give Calveex 1 tablet in the afternoon after feeding. Calveex helps to build strong bones. Day 9, rest day, no medicine, no exercise. Day 10, give Viminolak 1 tablet in the afternoon after feeding. Viminolak helps increase resistance against diseases. Day 11, Sparing session in the evening so that they become familiar with the lights, and so that you can assist their performance. Day 12, rest day, no medicine and no exercise. Day 13, delouse your fighting cocks using Wash Out. Day 14, give Calveex 1 tablet in the afternoon after feeding.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Chicken Avian Malaria Treatment

Some notes for the treatment of avian malaria. Give 0.2cc sulfaquinoxiline for cocks for the first dose. Then 0.2cc on water the following dose for another two days. Control if mosquitoes within the premises and houses with effective insecticides, include spraying the breeding places of mosquitoes. Proper drainage of stagnant water. Anti malarial drops like plasmochin, quinine hydrochloride and pyrimethamine combinations were found effective. Confer with the veterinarians.

Prevention is still better than cure. I don't think Avian malaria sufferers or survivors should be kept. To prevent Avian Malaria, use a good TMPS medication once a month for 3-5 days straight. And rid your yard of any stagnant water which is the breeding ground of mosquitoes that spread Avian Malaria.

Transmission: Bites of mosquitoes, mechanically by blood transfer as in mass vaccination, caponization and injection. Some signs of avian malaria are severe anemia (paleness) extreme leg weakness, emancipation and nervous signs like twisting of the head. The shanks and the toes are dry and birds have ruffled feathers Greenish-yellow or greenish white diarrhea.

A bird that has symptoms from Plasmodium spp infection generally has many parasites multiplying in the circulating blood within a week of the mosquito’s bite. Birds suffer loss of appetite, fever, weakness, depression, and shortness of breath. Blood circulation to organs may be impaired, and the liver and spleen may be enlarged, with anemia due to destruction of red blood cells. In heavy infections death is common.

To prevent avain malaria, every 1st week of the month give PYRISTAT for 2 straight days. On the 3rd week, TRISULAK powder. Follow the instructions for the dosage and administration of the mention medicine. The instruction is found at the back of the product package.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Treatment for coryza or pisik

Treatment of coryza for chicks,you need to mix two teaspoon of trisullak powder and one tablespoon of laktamino XE in two gallon of water for five to seven days. For stags and fighting cocks, treatment for coryza is to give one trisullak tablet everyday to the infected chicken for five days and inject 0.5 cc of trisullak injectable three to five days and also give three drops of laktamino XE (oral) for five days.

Infectious coryza is a specific respiratory disease in chickens that occurs most often in semi-mature or adult birds. The most characteristic symptoms of infectious coryza include edematous swelling of the face around the eyes and wattles, nasal discharge and swollen sinuses. Watery discharge from the eyes frequently results in the lids adhering together. Vision may be affected because of the swelling. The disease results in a decrease in feed and water consumption and an increase in the number of cull birds.

Prevention is the only sound approach in controlling infectious coryza. It usually can be prevented by management programs that eliminate contact between susceptible and infected birds. It requires only separating affected or carrier birds from the susceptible population. In order to prevent the infection, introduce started or adult birds only from sources known to be free of the infection. If infection occurs, complete depopulation followed by thorough cleaning/disinfecting is the only means for eliminating the disease.

From days old up to fight day, there is a big possibility that fighting cocks can experience several infections. To increase the production of chicks and healthy broodstags it is important to have proper care and medication to your chicken to avoid diseases. Chicken especially fighting cocks are prone to diseases because they are in the open range and because of that they are easily infected with viruses, bacteria, and fungi usually when there is a rapid climate change. Always remember that, healthy chicks up to the fight day, has a greater percentage of winning over the sickly one.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Treatment for halak

Below are some notes for treatment of halak or tips on how to treat this kind of chicken disease. Halak is a complex respiratory disease (CRD) whose root cause is an infection by Mycoplasma Gallisepticum (MG). The MG infection is almost always accompanied with another infection whether, bacterial or viral.

The signs and symptoms are varied, depending on how severe the infection is. Some of the symptoms are, bubbles in the eyes which can be followed by nasal discharge. Chicken, when worked, will be short winded, have very little energy and will become blue headed if the disease is severe. In severe infections the chicken will have a fever and will develop diarrhea or the greens and will lose weight.

MG is spread by many means. It is passed thru the egg from one generation to the next. The disease can be carried thru the air for short distances, be carried by wild birds and animals, be transmitted by direct contact or by sharing feed and water cups, and very importantly, by yourself on hands, clothing, or shoes.

Tylan is the drug of choice and will control the disease very well. Tylan can be given by injection or thru the drinking water. LS-50, Spectam, Gallimycin and Tetracycline are also effective.

Other way of treatment for halak is with the use of the following medicine: Ambroxitil - is the powder version of amtyl 500 and it is use for the treatment of chicks. Doxylak – Give 1 tablet doxylak 100mg daily for 5 days. Terramycin LA injectible 0.5 to be injected in breast muscle, one shot last for 5 days. Amtyl 500mg 1 tablet daily for 5 days is also effective.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Fighting cocks in Bacolod

Fighting cocks is one of the business opportunities in the Philippines that is why I decided to breed fighting cocks. There are many fighting cocks for sale in Bacolod because Negros is well known for fighting cocks. I start breeding using butcher bloodline as my foundation. I cross my butcher bloodline with other bloodline like roundhead, kelso, grey, dom, and hatch.

Butcher fighting cocks are mainly ground in-fighter, accurate cutter, and multiple shuffler. Manny big time and well known fighting cocks breeder use the butcher bloodline as their foundation. In fact, the well known Lemon 84 bloodline is composed of butcher-claret-hatch crosses. Roundheads are usually high stationed and flyer, good in air striking combat. Greys are brainy and also good in air striking, and a good side stepper. Dom are well known for his gameness and has a good follow shuffle when the opponent is already down on the ground. Hatch is also a ground-in fighter and multiple shuffler and it is deadly in the ground.

The crosses of butcher and roundhead is also very successful today, in fact there are many well known breeder who use the crosses of butcher and rounhead. I have also a friend who is successful in his butcher-kelso crosses, it gives him more winning percentage. In my case, my butcher-grey crosses are also successful as well as with my butcher-dom crosses.

In Bacolod City Negross Occidental, the most common bloodlines are Hulsey Lemon, Hulsey Grey, Hatch, Roundhead, Kelso and Sweater. The most well known breeders are Lance De la Torre, Nene Abello, Juancho Aguire, Eddi Boy Ledesma, and others.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Native chicken and egg for sale

For sale native chicken and egg in Negros particularly in Bacolod City that possesses a distinctive taste compared to others like the commercial broilers and egg produce by commercial layers. I am a small breeder who breeds the following native or oriental chickens like Jolo and visaya. Aside from Jolo and visaya, I am also breeding kabir chicken. My farm is located in Concepcion, Talisay City Negros Occidental; you can reach me in my mobile number +639093958061 if you want to have an order.

Some of the best menu for native chicken are the following, chicken tinola, chicken binacol, native lechon chicken, native chicken Barbecue (BBQ) and chicken adobo. For native chicken tinola, the main ingredients are papaya, leaves of siling labuyo, lemon grass, tomato, onion, and garlic. For chicken binacol, the main ingredients are coconut water (buko juice), potato, carrots, onion, and garlic. The ingredients for native lechon manok and native chicken barbecue (BBQ) are the same with the ingredients used in cooking broiler and barbecue that is broiler.

Many people who really wants to eat native chicken than broiler because they are satisfied with the distinctive taste of it. Aside from a good taste of native chicken, their flesh is firm compared to the commercial broiler.

Among the above mentioned menu for native chicken, the most popular is the native chicken tinola. The usual comment of some people with regards to these menu is that “Native chicken tinola is delicious than broiler chicken tinola”.


Chicken Feeds for fighting cocks

In breeding chickens, whether it is fighting cocks, layers, or broilers it is important to understand what type of feeds you are going to put in their feeders. For fighting cocks that are days old to one month, I feed them chick booster mash. When they are one month old up to five months, I feed them crumble booster mash. At the age of five months and up, I feed my fighting cocks with pre-conditioning feeds like Enertone. Different feed is given to them during conditioning and pointing stage. Usually I used 50% Thunderbird Platinum pellets and 50% Sagupaan concentrate. During pointing, that is 3-days before the fight, I feed them ¾ crack corn and ¼ Thunderbird Platinum Pellets.

The feeds that I used to my layers chicken when they are less than one month old, I feed them chick booster mash, I changed their feeds to crumble booster mash when they are already more than one month up to four months old. Their feeds are changed again to laying mash when they are five months older and up.

For my broiler chicken, I feed chick booster mash from days old up to one month old, and crumble booster up to the day that they are going to be disposed, usually when they are 45 days old.

Oriental chickens like, Asil or Jolo, native chickens are feed in different approach. Ordinary chick booster mash are given to days old chicken, after two weeks, I changed their feeds to ½ refined crack corn and ½ ordinary crumble booster feeds. When they reach one month old, I feed them ¾ crack corn and ¼ pigeon pellets.