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Aquafiesta 2017

Philippine Arowana and LouHan Society (PHALS)  in partnership with other tropical fish clubs , Robinson’s Mall Magnolia will presents to the public a 3-day fish show and competition . There will also be a mini-trade fair where pet and fish supplier outlets will sell their products .

Among the supplier and partner of the event is Seachem Laboratories  of Mr Eric Fabico and Mr. Brian Miller.

There will also be some talk and demonstration about fish keeping and other related topics. There is no entrance fees for the 3-day event.

VENUE: ROBINSON’S MAGNOLIA
April 27- 30, 2017

 Contact Persons : Mr. Chris Soon, Mr. Victor Yee and Ms. Marge Hermoso

Website: http://mypalhs.com/forums/


Flowerhorn Categories as Follows:

***ZZ or ZenZhou Category

**PRE JUVY Category A ( BOTH Kamfa and ZZ)starts at 2.5 ” and below

***ZZ or Zenzhou Category

***small Category C – 2.6″ – 4.0″
***medium Category – 4.1- 5.0
and Large Category D- 5.1 ” above

****KF or Kamfa Category

Prejuvy Cat.A – 2.5 ” below
Small Cat.B – 2.6 – 3.5 “
Medium Cat.C – 3.6″ – 5.5
Large Cat.D – 5.6 ” above

***FREE MARKING – OPEN SIZE
***FREE HEAD – OPEN SIZE
***SHORTBODY – OPEN SIZE
***KF-ZZ CATEGORY – OPEN SIZE

Fancy Chickens and Other Breeds at the 4th Philippine Bantam Fanciers’ Association Show

Fancy Chickens and Heritage chicken breeds are the feature at the 4th annual Philippine Bantam Fanciers’ Association (PBFA ).

The show was in partnership with Philippine Orchid Society , Quezon City government , Mad Science, Iron Claw and sponsors held a 2-day supplemental show from March 4 and 5 at the Hardin ng mga Bulaklak within Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City .

The event started a little bit late than the usual show , When our small blogger group went to the show at around past 10:00 am last March 4, the organizers and members are still putting and arranging the cages and there are still some cages without chickens.

Mr. Vilmo Silvederio-President

  I have met some fancy chicken enthusiasts from other parts of Metro Manila and from the provinces.  Proud to say that the author is one of the very few online sites which have seen the growth of the group and also who covered the event.

Philippine Bantam Fancier’s Association members

Arocana/Araucana  breed which lays bluish egg

Arocana / Araucana/Ameraucana  chicken breed have their origins in South America. This breed was further developed in the United States and now gaining popularity in the country. This was later bought by a Philippine Orchid Society member  .

certificate of appreciation was awarded by PBFA to the Philippine Orchid Society

I also won a pair of bantam chicken a couple of shows and most of what i got are descendants of the mix breed . The announcement of winners was held at around past 4:00pm

Over all Breed Category Show Champion for 2017

Spangled Cornish. Owner Aris V. Estanislao

White cock ( ko-shamo) bantam champion

PBFA 2017 Bantam Show Champion- Owner Mr. Ric O. Jacomille Jr.
Large-heritage breed chicken exhibit. category show winner champion. Blue( grey*) color hen…ORPHINGTON BREED. owner Mr. Mar dela Cruz

Juan Loves Pet Show 2017

Philippine Hamster Owner’s Society ( PHOS) with over 4,800 FB members together with Guinea Pig Lover in partnership with Star Mall-Las Piñas and JuanLovePet will be having their one-day show and exhibit schedule on March 11, 2017 Saturday ( Mall Hour) .

They are still open on participants and the event is open to the public. There will be exciting games , talks and competition . The show is also inviting other pet groups who would like to join in the fun and camaraderie.

Contact Emman : (0917-658-5115 ) for participants 

Big Winners at the Bunny Camp 2016

Amphitheater Area , Quezon Memorial Circle , Quezon City -Philippines

Big winners and fun filled activity was hosted by Philippine Rabbit Enthusiasts and Sales Club (PRESC) in partnership with Philippine Association of Rabbit Enthusiasts and Farmers (PAREF) in cooperation with the Philippine Rabbit Hobbyist Association (PRHA) , Association of Rabbit Meat Producers, Inc. (ARaMP)  in association with the American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA) and  Association of Rabbit Meat Producers Incorporated. The one-day event was held last Sunday November 20, 2016 .

As part of the Bunny Camp 2016 activity , There are several people and organizations which helped in making this event highly successful,  Among them are the following :  Mr. Leonardo Udasco Jr.- cash,  The princess club- Timothy hay pellets Pame’s online busyness- napier cuttings John glenn Barquilla- keychain shells and other giveaways,  Ryan Vedrio- tarpaulin,  Leandro Mercado – T- shirts Philippine Rabbit Hobbyist Association- refreshments Maria Angela Sison- Refreshments Allen Mesick-Breed information for exhibit Aia Lab- PAREF keychains ,  Metropets- metro pet magazine Justin De Leon- Rabbits 101 manual , Edison Dela Cruz and Neil John Cuajao – snacks . Maraming Maraming Salamat  from the organizers .

There is also a lecture topic ” Food and Forage ”  speaker- Leonardo Udasco Jr. who told the crowd about the importance of food in rabbit nutrition.

Inducting officer an Guest speaker: Mr. Artemio Veneracion Jr. President of ARaMP ; owner of AVEN Nature’s Farm among the board member includes :

Officers: Pres. Bill Anthony Gonzales ,  VP: Ma. Cecilia Lorenzo ,  Secretary – Cristina Honorico Lopez,  Treasurer- Robinson Cillo , Sgt at arms- Dominic Mallari,  Admins and committee: Maria Angela Sison,  Lady Valerie Peremne, Cherrylyn Mojica, Edison dela Cruz Vincent Paolo Kabigting, Maria Krishia Marisse Garcia , Roderick Cariño, Harold Mendoza Leandro Mercado , Leonardo Udasco Jr.,  John Glenn Barquilla with special mention to  Photograper: Wilfredo Ariston Alester Sales

Volunteers: Ruther Buluran, Neil John Cuajao, Jef Naguit which help the crowd control and physical arrangement .

Here are the Winners 

Best Bunny Fashionista Winners: First place: Jessica 2nd place: Hannah Liwanag 3rd place- Aiza

People’s Choice– Haruko of Cherrylyn Mojica

Bunny of the Day– Mr. Randy Bunny

Race Winner: Owner: Maria Krishia Marisse Garcia

Bunny Name– Betina

Grass Eating Contest Winner– Lady Valerie Peremne

 

Bunny Camp 2016 A Show to Remember

Amphitheater Area, Quezon Memorial Circle -Quezon City , Philippines 

Philippine Rabbit Enthusiasts and Sales Club (PRESC) in partnership with Philippine Association of Rabbit Enthusiasts and Farmers (PAREF) in cooperation with the Philippine Rabbit Hobbyist Association (PRHA) , Association of Rabbit Meat Producers, Inc. (ARaMP)  in association with the American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA) and  Association of Rabbit Meat Producers Incorporated. The 6 organizations with the help of their  club officers organized an afternoon of fun filled event for people interested in rabbits growing them as pets or backyard growers.

The event was dubbed as Bunny Camp 2016 with the aim of fostering friendship and camaraderie among local breeder and farmers .  This is a fun -filled event for the families and their children.

The event started past 1:00pm with seminars, raffles, rabbit contests, exhibits and even a contest in which pet owners with their rabbits must bring them with costume.

There is an entrance fee which includes raffles stub worth Php 200 per head.

Mr. Bill Anthony Gonzales -President of the (PAREF ) holds an English Angora 

PAREF Inc. is here to support the owners and breeders, to develop standards and breeds, and to promote the rabbit industry in the Philippines. According to the President Mr. Bill Anthony Gonzales,this was the group’s second time to host an event . He started breeding and even importing different kinds of rabbit breeds like English Angora , Lion head and Flemish Giant Rabbit . He also sells some of his excess breeds to those interested. He is the proprietor of BAM’s Rabbitry

Contact : 0936-893-5433

Gab Tolentino , Nori Tolentino and Dao Dacasin

The first rabbit that they bought was lion head rabbit a little over a month ago , they again bought a flosy bunny rabbit  during the event.

Mr. Leonardo C. Udasco Jr. -He is from Piat,Carranglan , Nueva Ecija 

He is holding a Lion Head,  Lion Lop Ear   and New Zealand ,Price range of these types of rabbits are between Php 3,000 to Php 6,000

Contact : 0916-5118-658

Personal Story 

I learned about this event last week during the ANNI Weekend market when rabbit owners are talking about a rabbit event nearby . We used to have some rabbits at home . Our initial stock were pet rabbit bought at the Arranque market several decades ago ( mid 1990’s)  at just Php 120 a pair . I am talking about pet rabbits which are commonly sold as pet , without any pedigree. Some of them were sold by ambulant vendors and stall holders . We manage to buy 2 pairs of rabbit ( 4)  from different sellers . After about 1 year or so ,  manage to breed them from the initial stock.

In the pre-internet days , We have to read books from library, attend free seminars and watch some documentary from local television station which featured rabbits. Information is quite crude , unlike this time.

Carefully selecting them ,We fed the rabbits with a combination of commercial rabbit pellets , grass, vegetables , fruits and add crush vitamin C to their water . We gave some rabbit kitens or kits to curious neighbors which seems to want them as pets.  Eventually , We manage to earn a couple of bucks from rearing rabbits in our backyard as words of mouth spread to other streets and other subdivision .  We also manage to breed some fluffy ones from the old stock and added a pair . After 2 years- There are more than 3 dozens rabbits .

After about 3 or 4 years without adding new breeding lines and combination of bad weather , poor sanitation and lack to interest led to fatalities  . Some of our last stock were hunted by dogs and their kiten were even eaten by hungry rats. Our interest faded and for the past 3 years , We  just concentrated in our  pet guinea pig ,  bought from a Sunday market in San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan.

officers and members of the club in a wacky pose

.Male rabbit is called”buck”, while the female rabbit is called “doe”, while the bunnies are called “kiten” . Technically the rabbit industry in the country is still in the infancy stage , mostly concentrated for pet and backyard hobbyists.

The event was highly successful and memorable .

Philippine Bantam Fanciers Association 2016 Show Winners

Hardin ng mga Bulaklak ( HB -Flower Garden) , Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City -Philippines

The Philippine Bantam Fanciers Association in partnership with the Philippine Orchid Society , Quezon City  government and their members held a 2-day bantam and fancy chicken show at the Hardin ng mga Bulaklak on September 3 and 4, 2016 .

poster of the bi-annual show

There is also a public lecture on the basic of bantam chicken care and feeding them on September 3 and 4 . The seminar starts around 10:00am

different kinds of bantam, fancy chicken breeds exhibit

About 2 dozen different kinds of chicken breeds were exhibited . Some of the all time favorite are the Japanese Chabo of Mr. RJ Rebusi Camba , Chinese Silkie Chicken , Polish , Malaysian Serama , Old English Game , Cochin Ball , Ko Shamo , Silver Sebright of Dr. Kevin Niel Manubay , Cochin Ball of Mrs. Susan and Manuel Lee, Phoenix exhibited by Mr. Vilmo Silvederio

Some winners of the exhibits and free raffle entries, with pbfa model Ms. Tanya Nacion of ” Iron Claw ” ( sponsor).

Japanese Chabo pair owned by Mr. RJ Rebusi Camba

 Phoenix owned by Mr. Vilmo Silvederio

Is a German breed of long-tailed chicken . It derives from cross breeding or selective breeding  imported long-tailed Japanese birds similar to the Onagadori  with other breeds.

Chinese Silkie chickens from the United States owned and exhibited by Mr. Ricardo O. Jacomile Jr.

Silkie Chicken / Chinese Silkie Chicken or Silky breed . They are called as such because of their fluffy plumage which is said to feel like silk or soft satin fabric.  originally comes from China . The chicken are normally kept as food and its black skin is used in different kinds of Chinese cuisines.

These chicken are good nature and easily tamed . They are comparable to pet dogs or cat . They’re so gentle and trusting by nature, they can often be bullied in a flock of other breeds.

The breed are also known as lap chicken . Since these chicken are good nature , they can easily recognize people which feed them .

hen and rooster ( Silkie Chicken Breed)

Most Fancy Bantam Chicken in Exhibit

Silkie Chicken exhibited by Mr. Ricardo O. Jacomile Jr.

Second Place  Cornish Bantam

Awesome Paired Breeder, Owner and Exhibitor : Mr. Ricardo O. Jacomille Jr.

Third Place: Modern Game Bantam

Mesmerizing Bantam Breed in Exhibit

 owner (rooster), Mr.Ricardo. O. Jacomille Jr, with co-owner (hen) RJ Rembusi Camba

Exotic Fowl in Exhibit

Breed: Ayam Cemani

Owner : Mr.Aris V. Estanislao

Ayam Cemani is a black chicken which originated from Indonesia .  They are sometimes called Ulikba or sometimes called Patani chicken . Ayam means chicken in Bahasa Indonesia and Bahasa Melayu while Cemani ( totally black )  where this breed of chicken originates from, on the island of Java, Indonesia. This breed used to be quite rare and would commend a hefty price in the pet or fancy chicken market .

A few years ago , Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho aired on GMA channel 7 had featured this type of chicken breed . The price for a pair of these black chicken would command at least Php 100,000 .

 The price of these exotic chicken breed had gone down to more manageable level , since the episode was aired few years ago. The Ulikba chicken were brought by some fancy chicken breeder and collectors to the country from Mindanao and elsewhere via Indonesia.

In Indonesia and parts of Asia, it is believed that the blackness of the Cemani makes it an ideal bridge between the human and  supernatural world.  Aside from the Indonesia, The Chinese also believe that eating the black meat of ayam cemani is an aphrodisiac .

Apple of the Eye Breed in Exhibit

Breed: Silver Sebright 

Owner: Dr. Kelvin Niel Manubay

Bantam chickens winners in exhibits was chosen by non -pbfa members and of the Philippine Orchid Society  show , pbfa exhibit visitor- spectators. The award is in theme of as ” peoples choice ” . Special ” Thanks” to Dr. Vet, Rj Ballesteros ( mad science ), iron claw team ( sponsor ) Tanya Nacion ( pbfa model ).

Contact Person: Mr. Vilmo Silvederio PBFA PRESIDENT 09777093571

3rd Anniversary of Fancy Chicken Show

Hardin ng mga Bulaklak, Quezon Memorial Circle – Quezon City

 

Philippine Bantam Fancier’s Association together with CALABARZON Bantam Association and Philippine Orchid Society presents to the general public the 3rd annual fancy and chicken show . It was quite hot and sunny afternoon when the all breed and bantam show was held .

ribbons , trophies and plaques

I arrived past 1:00pm and the judging for the all breed category is being conducted. It started a bit late as the bantam association waited the entries coming form different parts of CALABARZON areas.

members and judges

The 2-day event activities includes an all breed / open breed competition and Serama Breed competition . There were about 70 to 80 types of chicken that were entered in the first day of competition.

Mr. Pher Nunag and his chabo chicken breed

During the first day of competition held yesterday , I met Mr. Pher Nunag from Kabalen Bantam Society from San Fernando City , Pampanga.  He entered a couple of  Japanese bantam chicken or Chabo in the competition.

chabo chicken walking

He started taking care of bantam chicken breed in 2014, when he was attracted to some small breeds of chicken . Unlike the larger counterparts ,bantam chicken and chabo requires smaller space and less food. They are also adorable and cuddly . The chabo breed  has a large upright tail that often reaches over the bird’s head. The wings angle down, and to the back, along the sides.

 

I also met the association president Mr. Vilmo Silviderio and he is quite happy with the attendance and number of entries had increase several times.

small chicken breed

The Japanese bantam and similar breed are enjoying an increasing popularity mainly because it is an ideal bird for people who are fond of their lawns and gardens because they are not good diggers as their short legs stop them from damaging the ground.

I saw a small chicken breed that was part of the exhibit , i do not know if the small breed was entered in the competition or it was just intended for exhibition purposes.