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Are Maylays and Shamos as mean as they look?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by rebecca10782, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Just curious. Anyone have a sweet one?

  2. birdsofparadise

    birdsofparadise Songster

    Nov 15, 2008
    North Kohala, Hawaii
    Cute & cuddly, not really. But oriental games like people. They just donʻt like each other. My grandfather was a lot like that too. Loved animals but hated his neighbors. Oh well. The big thing to remember is that they need a lot of space and that you donʻt buy a lot of them. They must live a solitary life in the wild. Also, the hens choose the stag. They mature quicker and will seriously harm unwanted suitors. Once they "bond" they are OK, but until then its a little dicey.

    Hope this helps.
  3. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    We have cuddley ones...my boy carries his around often and they are great...they do have issues with other birds

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