By Paul Edward V. Tan and Noel R. Dimatulac (2009)
The KEARNY WHITEHACKLE is believed to be the oldest
fowl that is the ancestor of the present-day slashers.
Mr. MIKE KEARNY was the originator of the KEARNY WHITEHACKLE
but it was Mr. FLOYD GURLEY who developed the strain
for over 50 years.
He (GURLEY) bred the KEARNY WHITEHACKLE with a KEARNY
BROWN-RED resulting to YELLOW-LEGGED and GREEN-LEGGED
Through meticulous breeding and research, Mr. FLOYD
GURLEY, developed the YELLOW-LEGGED WHITEHACKLE and
the GREEN-LEGGED WHITEHACKLE called "CHESAPEAK".
Subsequently, the SPANGLED KEARNY WHITEHACKLE was further
The KEARNY WHITEHACKLE is 100% straight-comb and full-bodied
fowl. It is an excellent tactical fighter and a superb
ring general that possesses deliberate and accurate
cutting and powerful shuffles. Its gameness cannot be
It is a complete feathered gladiator that is suited
for the long-knife slasher type of cockfighting and
still winning in today's toughest competition.
The difference of the KEARNY WHITEHACKLE with other
bloodlines is its unwavering consistency.
It can be fought STRAIGHT KEARNY WHITEHACKLE. Or when
blended with the Sweater or Roundhead, adds power and
Gameness with multiple shuffles. Best to cross with
Cowan Roundhead at 3/4; - 1/4 respectively.
CARSON FARM acquired the KEARNY WHITEHACKLE in 2006
from Mr. CURT LANGSTON who acquired FLOYD GURLEY's
personal stocks, before FLOYD retired from the noble
sport of cockfighting.
The KEARNY WHITEHACKLE is now being developed to reinforce
or give fresh blood in the Sweaters and Roundheads.
CARSON FARM continuously acquires the bloodlines that
win in the toughest competition, and the acquisition
of the KEARNY WHITEHACKLE is a wonderful addition.
The produced battle crosses of the KEARNY WHITEHACKLE
are very promising. They are excellent fowls with explosive
and powerful shuffles. Soon to be tested in the pit,
which is the real test of the best of the best slashers.