are this good shamo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kleber, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. kleber

    kleber Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 12, 2011
    monterey area
    I'm trying to buy some shamos and i would like to know from ppl who know good shamo. please if you can tell me if this are good or should i look somewhere else. Thanks

  2. laceynoelle

    laceynoelle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 12, 2009
    Those are better than the Shamos you'd get at a hatchery, theyre closer to show standard. I'd say theyre pretty good. I got a shamo from Ideal hatchery, and she's really sweet and pretty, but she doesnt stand up like those guys do.
  3. TroutsChicks

    TroutsChicks Fluffy Stuffins

    Jun 5, 2011
    baxter Tn
    I love these long legged chickens!! [​IMG]
  4. lovinlife

    lovinlife Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know nothing about them... what are they used for?
  5. laceynoelle

    laceynoelle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 12, 2009
    Theyre just cool, you know? I think they used to be used for fighting. I like them because theyre neat looking, and have awesome personalities. Theyre really not your average chicken.

    Edit* And of course they lay eggs and you can eat them/show them. They make really protective mothers.
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2011
  6. juan23

    juan23 New Egg

    Feb 20, 2012
    I'm in CA too. Where can I get these shamos?
  7. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2011
    Those Shamos are better than hatchery quality, but I don't believe they'd win any ribbons if a lot of other Shamos were at the show. They'd be good starting stock if you wanted to work on shaping up a good line.

    Shamos are indeed fighting birds, and are prized for their upright stance and large breast. These features would ensure that the other fighting bird would strike at the thick muscled chest, instead of the bird's vulnerable face and eyes. Additionally, the wattles and such are extremely small or non-existant in order to avoid tearing and bleed-out during fighting.

    *please note that I am not condoning or supporting bird fighting. I consider it abhorrent personally. Just explaining the reasoning behind the breed's unusual look.
  8. elsfieldchickens

    elsfieldchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    they look good[​IMG]
  9. shamojay

    shamojay New Egg

    Jan 20, 2013
    There nice looking shamo.s I have a verry strong aggressiv shamo cockreal as my garden pet lol love the attitudes and stance of them
  10. buddy britt

    buddy britt New Egg

    Apr 11, 2013
    Iam a breeder of shamo and I show them so be care full of what you get

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