Dhanin Chearavanont’s childhood passion benefits gamecocks & other chickens


The article below was original written in Thai and translated into English by Google Translate. The Buddhist Era years in the article were converted by me into our Common Era years.

Both PS and PPS are from Wikipedia.

– Gameness til the End


Thailand mainly uses the Buddhist Era which is 543 years ahead of the Gregorian year. The year CE 2016 is indicated as 2559 BE in Thailand. Despite adopting ISO 8601, Thai official date is still written in DDMMYYYY format, such as 16 July 2559 BE (2016 CE) or 16/07/2559. 


Dhanin Chearavanont is a Thai businessman and investor based in Bangkok. As of Forbes 2013 List of World Billionaires, Chearavanont is placed 58th with a net worth of $14.3 billion, making him the richest person in Thailand and in Southeast Asia.

Chearavanont was born in 1939.

Dhanin, his three brothers (Jaran, Montri and Sumet) and their families collectively own the Charoen Pokphand Group (C.P. Group). C.P. Group’s holdings generated cumulative revenues of approximately $46.5 billion and holds about $50.1 billion in assets. It is the largest shareholder in Ping An Insurance, a Chinese life insurance company with $461 billion in assets (2012). The C.P. Group is also the second largest shareholder in Itochu Corporation of Japan. Itochu reported revenues of over $141 billion in FY2013.

Dhanin Chearavanont’s father, Chia Ek Chor, and uncle, Chia Seow Hui, left China for Bangkok in the 1920s to begin selling seeds and agricultural chemicals. Their business diversified geographically across Asia, and vertically via a number of technology ventures and contract farming initiatives. In the 1980s, as China opened up to foreign firms, the Charoen Pokphand Group became the preferred partner for international brands such as Honda, Wal Mart, and Tesco.

The C.P. Group is one of Asia’s largest conglomerates and operates in agriculture, telecommunications, marketing, distribution and logistics, international trading, petrochemicals, property and land development, crop integration, insurance, automotive, and pet foods.

“Dhanin Chearavanont” with a mission to preserve and develop indigenous chicken breed

Release Date: January 23, 2012
Breaking News CP

Asst. Prof. Desire Mall Conservation and Development Association of Thailand native chicken. As the administration and academic centers and demonstration breed chicken’s academic centers and demonstration Chicken native established in the country suffered economic crisis on the year.. In 1997 by Mr. Dhanin Chearavanont, Chairman. and Chief Executive Officer CP has seen the value of native chickens as pets economy is a house of rural Thailand for centuries, can be fed to the consumer and good for screening as the Gamecocks. The native chicken is the main occupation and professional career. The partnership with the Department of Livestock and scholars from public and private academic centers and established demonstration Chicken pin up the city. A demonstration center for the breeding and rearing chicken and promote career with raising a chicken or rooster. Including providing training apprenticeship and agricultural problems. It is important that the market for agricultural products and chicken tenders.

However, Mr Dhanin intent is to preserve the tradition and culture of native birds and poultry species native to Thailand as a legacy to future generations. We have the technology, research and development of local chicken farmers. And encourage poultry farmers to increase local revenues. The latest Valley agricultural produce from its own farm.

Since 1998, the Center for Research and Demonstration Native Chicken has chicken raising campaign has responded extensively. Creating a new dimension of the Gamecocks Thailand. As defined by the rules of amateur sports Cock (Amateur cock fighting) chicken tenders are to add value to farmers build a career Thailand a lot.

Today’s technical center was founded 15 years Conservation Society and native chickens Thailand and the Association of Professional Gamecocks Thailand has organized an exhibition Gamecocks during 20-21 January 2555 at the Center for Academic and demonstrations is indigenous chicken breeds. No. 68/1 m. 7. Tha has merit. Ko Chan, Chonburi. by providing a market for its public service and the Gamecocks. Beauty contest Gamecocks Championship. Gamecock athletics a fighter.Cockfighting amateur athletics. Cockfighting sporting career money. And has organized various forums

Incidentally, Mr. Dhanin Chearavanont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. CP is a love of animals since childhood. The chicken is my favorite animal since I was a schoolboy. It is elegant and strong spirituality. In addition to the party because love it. Also party to the research and development for the indigenous chicken breed. The study intends to fully develop the technology to feed the local farmers. Resulting in the creation of jobs and income. Because of raising native chickens are generally found to be 5-10 per cent of chicken that looks beautiful and good at sports, which can be sold for high prices. Adding value to farmers.

The remaining 90 percent are native chickens who do not specialize in sports can be used as food. This reduces the cost of farmers’ households. The rest of the consumer, it can be sold for good money. Broiler chicken prices higher than normal. Today chicken is the need of the world market. Because consumers in global health care. As a result, native chickens are fed by natural folk is in line with the needs of consumers, especially in Europe and Japan. It is a chemical-free chicken. The chicken is a delicious meat and high in protein. Cholesterol intake less calories.

Mr Dhanin attention to the chicken. Encourage scholars and residents interested in raising chickens from Thailand’s promoters came together to work on behalf of the Association for Preservation and Development of chicken native Thailand. To date, the research, development and distribution of breeding poultry farmers across the country to more than 130,000 of the more than 50 million baht.

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