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Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon Jr. will lead today the opening ceremonies of the 3-day 1st Gamefowl Expo Sa Negros at the Panaad Park & Sports Complex in Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City.
The three-day event which will start today, Feb. 21 and will culminate with a 4-Cock Breeders’ Derby on Feb. 23. The event will highlight the accomplishments and developments of the gamefowl breeding industry in Negros Occidental for the past 4 decades.
Taking centerstage in the opening day is the trade and expositions of prominent strains and bloodlines of Negros-bred quality broodstocks and gamecocks.
Also featured in today’s activities are the live exhibits of outstanding breeds of the Hulsey Lemons, the Sweater, Kelso, Albany, Roundheads, Grey strains and the Hatches bloodlines.
Cockfighting and gamefowl enthusiasts will also have the opportunity to know the historical epics of their favorite gamefowl strains and bloodlines through the “Gamefowl Breeders’ Corridor” display area.
Life-Long Achievement Awardees
During the luncheon at the Media Center, 9 outstanding gamefowl breeders will be conferred with the Life-Long Achievement Award (Living Legends) and 15 others with posthumous awards.
The awards are bestowed to the honorees for the recognition of their contributions to the advancement and upliftment of the gamefowl breeding industry in Negros Occidental.
The “Living Legends” are Jesus Sison, Rafael “Nene” Abello, Antonio Trebol, Rafael Araneta, Eduardo “Danding” M. Cojuangco, Jr., Remo Hinlo, Juancho Aguirre, Roberto “Bob” J. Cuenca and Patricio Debulgado, Jr.
The posthumous awardees are Don Ramon B. Lacson Sr, Luis ‘Nonoy’ Jalandoni Jr., Emmanuel ‘Mamie’ Lacson, Alfredo Yulo, Jr., Alex Montelibano, Don Carlos Montilla, Danilo Hinlo, Jose ‘Batchoy’ Alunan, Emilio Cuaycong, Jr., Ricardo Montinola, Jr., Hector M. Lacson, Patrick Montilla, Oscar Villanueva, Renato ‘Otic’ Geroso and Ramon ‘Monong’ Monfort.
In the first and second day of the event, several symposiums will be held at the Media Center of the Panaad Park & Sports Complex.
The Provincial Veterinary Office will conduct a symposium on the collection and handling of laboratory specimen and facts about the Birds’ Flu.
Symposiums on new veterinary products and poultry feeds will be likewise conducted by experts for the benefits of the stakeholders of the gamefowl breeding industry.
4-Cock Breeders’ Derby
Submission of weights for the 4-Cock Breeders’ Derby will take place one day before the derby on Feb. 23. Accepted weights: 1.800 up to 2.400 kilograms; Entry Fee: P10,000.
The one-day derby will start 1pm on Sunday, Feb.23.