**Fancy Rooster Contest!! Ends 2/28/16**

Discussion in 'Online Poultry Show' started by CochinLover1, Jan 30, 2016.

  1. Qaib master

    Qaib master Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah I'm pretty lucky that my landlord is pretty cool and let's me do mostly everything I want as long as I pay rent lol! I didn't spend a whole lot of money on my coop because I built it from used pallets from work. I think every animal has its own particular personality but you just have to spend a lot of time with them to catch their little quirks that make them special. This bird in particular was the dominant one out of the 3 brothers from his brood.
     
  2. Qaib master

    Qaib master Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! Thais and Malays come from the same region so It's no surprise that they act similar to each other. I've never owned Malays before but I imagine it wouldn't be much different from Thais
     
  3. GitaBooks

    GitaBooks Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I hear that gamebirds can be aggressive towards one another but great single pets for people because they were bred to get along with their owners. I think this is cool and wouldn't mind getting one of those huge, 3 ft tall roos some day as a pet.

    If I kept it indoors, then if anyone wanted to break into the house they'd be met by that. I'd run for my life if I saw a huge rooster glaring at me. [​IMG] However, today I found out (or was reminded) of why chickens do not do so well indoors. THEY STINK! Yep, they went back out this morning.
     
  4. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    If they're worth anything they should be very aggressive to one another. It's what they were bred for. And the proper terminology is gamefowl, gamebirds are hunted for sport such as quail, pheasant, chucker etc.
     
  5. Ballerina Bird

    Ballerina Bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend of mine who keeps chickens once said to me, "I wouldn't want to meet a chicken as big as I am," which I always thought was funny.
     
  6. Rinnley

    Rinnley Out Of The Brooder

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    Has he met an emu? My friends daughter was terrified of chickens after an incident at the petting zoo when she was two. She was doling out the layer pellets one per hen to be fair to everyone when one clever hen jumped up and kicked her hand. Pellets went flying, she fell over against a fence and was swarmed when the food fell down all around her, Poor dear. I'm laughing as I write this but they're like eye level with her. If that happened to me with emus today? God I'd never recover. Fortunately she decided she liked chickens again after she saw how our birds keep their distance. I gave her some spaghetti noodles to throw for them, do that if you ever need a good laugh! Now when she eats an egg she wants to know the name of the chicken it came from.
     
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  7. CochinLover1

    CochinLover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cute! I did chuckle when I read this.[​IMG]
     
  8. allosaurusrock

    allosaurusrock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is David Bowie, my new rooster!

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  9. CochinLover1

    CochinLover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is one handsome boy! I have to know, how'd he earn his name ?
     
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  10. CochinLover1

    CochinLover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This judging is going to be hard guys!! There are so many good pictures!! Love Love LOVE seeing these handsome boys!!!!!![​IMG]
     

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