Darag is the native chicken strain local to Western Visayas.
One of the specialties in Iloilo that is sought after by locals and tourists are native chicken delicacies like litson manok, binakol ang tinuom.
The local of Western Visayas and the tourist love native chicken because it has a unique flavor and texture of meat and it is more nutritious. It is also easy to raise, manage and market.
Darag IEC provides vital information and technology on areas such as reproduction and hatchery management of Darag native chicken, production of improved day-old and "hardened" chicks, free-range production system, slaughtering, marketing and product development.