Fayoumi Info

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ZepChick, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. ZepChick

    ZepChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a Fayoumi and are wondering if anyone has any information about them. We have had a very hard time handeling her and are wonndering if there are any tips. Thanks!

    Ray the Fayoumi
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  2. ZepChick

    ZepChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No one has any ideas??
     
  3. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    I had some for a short time and can tell you mine were extremely flighty and very hard to handle. They were very fast also. I didnt care for them.
     
  4. wclawrence

    wclawrence Chillin' With My Peeps

    Handle her daily. they can be very good birds to have around. the roosters can start breeding at 12 weeks, and hens can start laying sometimes at 15 weeks. I had some that started crowing at 5 weeks old.
    white eggs
    a bit flighty
    but will add "pretty" to just about anything
    oh, and that straight up tail is very dominant
     
  5. Rafter 7 Paint Horses

    Rafter 7 Paint Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    East Texas
    I had some for awhile, and they were pretty flighty too.
    They lay a small to medium sized white egg.

    They are very good flyer's and they range pretty far if let out. Mine actually left after they had been free-ranging for awhile. They just kept ranging farther and farther until they left for good.
    Part of that was one of DH's game roosters kept pushing them farther out also.

    They are very pretty birds and very fast movers. I really like their looks.

    Jean
     
  6. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    we have 4 of them and so far out of our 25 I like them the least. They dont like to be held, and they run around like roadrunners!

    Maybe I better spend more time with them
     
  7. ZepChick

    ZepChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanx for the info! I have noticed that the more we hold her, the nicer and calmer she gets.
     
  8. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    Just wanted to share this with you....

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    this is one of our FOUR!!!! that we have of that breed.

    Penny
    Nickel
    Dime
    Quarter

    this was their first day outside....they are (the 4 of them) still little butts!!! but I wanna work with them since they are so pretty
     
  9. GloriaH

    GloriaH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 14 chicks and really like them. I got them for free ranging tick control.
     
  10. Grillmaster33

    Grillmaster33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know much about them.
    But your birds are beautiful.
    Thanks.

    Keep postin' pictures.
     

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