GAMEFOWL enthusiasts converge tomorrow at SMX Convention Center at SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City as the National Federation of Gamefowl Breeders (NFGB) launches the 2013 National Bakbakan 11-stag derby.
Highlight of the three-day affair is the Bakbakan Stag Grand Auction on Aug 31. where 36 stags will spar. Proceeds will be donated to victims of Tropical Storm Maring.
NFGB, the umbrella organization of 36 breeders associations, together with the United Broiler Raisers Association and National Federation of Egg Producers of the Philippines, have invited 40 breeders, including those from as Bacolod, Zamboanga and South Cotabato.
PARTIAL LIST OF PARTICIPANTS: Sonny Lagon, Al Garcia, Ricoy Palmares, Osage Philippines, Edwin Aranez, Gen Gen Arayata, Fred Katigbak & Jess De Vera, Las Piñas Mayor Nene Aguilar, BengJoson, Osmund Lambino, Joe Alimbuyugina, Dr. Jun Cueto, Rizal breeders president Joey Sy, Dr, Ronnie Magbalon, Kennedy Tan, Eddie Boy Cheng, Jojo Gatlabayan, Mike Araneta, Jap Gagalac, Lawrence Villanueva, Biboy Enriquez, Cano Daniel & Ben Tiu, Thunderbird and B-Meg game fowl breeder ambassadors