Cycling athlete on building up the mitochondria

Repost Mitochondria is the plural for Mitochondrion. – Gameness til the End Mitochondria: The Aerobic Engines Thursday, 18 May 2006 08:00 Kirk Willett Words by Kirk Willett Aerobic metabolism provides nearly all the fuel we use to run our bodies.  We can only live for a few minutes without the constant energy supply derived from…

Biological classification of a chicken

Archaeopteryx is a genus of early bird that is transitional between feathered dinosaurs and modern birds. Aves or birds is a class of animal. Animals or animalia is a kingdom on the domain Eukaryote. Biological classification categorized LIFE into: domain (e.g. eukaryote) kingdom (e.g. animalia) phylum (e.g. chordata) class (e.g. aves) order (e.g. gamefowl or galliformes)…

Understanding and Quality Control of Gameness

Gameness is also an observed trait (phenotype) of gamecock chickens aside from being inherited (genotype). Male gamecock chickens are game or fight to the death from 5-7 months old. But a 10-day old gamecock chick of any gender might also fight to death for no apparent reason. As a start, Phenotype = Genotype + Environment…

Genetic Engineering and Cloning in Poultry Industry 2003

Repost United Poultry Concerns is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the compassionate and respectful treatment of chickens, turkeys, ducks and other domestic fowl. We hold that the treatment of these birds in the areas of food production, science, education, entertainment, and humane companionship situations has a significant effect upon human, animal, and environmental welfare. We seek…

Cockfighting is an indispensable Vietnamese culture

Repost – Gameness til the End TRADITIONAL VIETNAMESE GAMES DURING TET: COCK FIGHTING ++ A good fighting cock must have the small head of a peacock, the body of a cormorant, deep eyes, long black upper legs, short lower legs, wings neatly wrapped like a shell, a long and a strong neck; A number of…

Henderson Dominiques genetically improved by Gamecock Hen

Repost Dominiques are rose comb and mottled. Barred Rocks are single comb and black bars on white. – Gameness til the End Dominique (chicken) The Dominique, also known as Dominicker or Pilgrim Fowl, is a breed of chicken (Gallus gallus) originating in the United States during the Colonial. It is considered America’s oldest breed of chicken, probably descending from chickens brought to New England from…

Irish Way Of Gamecock Breeding: Purity and Robustness

Various journals and books have mentioned Irish way of gamecock breeding aka 3 IN 1 OUT. The Irish people are great breeders. The Irish gamecocks are in the pedigree ancestry of many American Gamecock breeds if not all American Gamecock breeds. It was written that each Irish town will breed only one strain of gamecocks…

Cockfighters and Gamecocks: “Live without fear of death!”

Repost Below is a spanish article which was translated by Bing into English. Then edited and corrected. But still take it with a grain of salt as it surely will not fully capture the essence and idea of the original spanish article. If you are a real cockfighter, you have to read it from the…

How To Determine Gamecock Breed Thru Earlobe Color Genetics?

The earlobe color, typically, is a genetic marker for gamecock breeds. Most gamecock breeds and any ordinary chicken breeds have a known earlobe characteristics standard. Most of the new gamecock breeds are crosses of the old breeds. Thus, familiarize old gamecock breeds’ characteristics as well as ordinary chicken breeds. This will very helpful in determining…

How To Determine Gamecock Breed Thru Egg Color Genetics?

Gamecock strains or subspecies of chicken are crosses from years ago. Obviously gamecocks are not bred according to any poultry association’s Standard of Perfection. Gamecocks are bred to win in deadly combat sports. Gamecock eggs also come in same colors as regular chicken eggs – white, brown, blue, (and green). Blue (and green) eggs are…

Basic Poultry Genetics: A Quick Read From Netherlands

Repost As breeder-cockfighters, we select for winning performance in the cockpits. Then we begin to wonder how to best breed our chickens to look the same and to fight the same. Without the knowledge of basic chicken genetics, one can breed using common sense but it will be a longer process of experimentation and observation….

How To Breed Gamecock For Size and Body Conformation?

Say, broad back is the goal, A broad back hen is worth 10 broad back roosters. An inbred broad back hen from a broad back chicken family is worth 30 broad back roosters. Buy BROAD BACK pullets/hens…. from an honest breeder… who will let go the chicken that fits exactly your specifications on other characteristics (genotype and phenotype)……