GameFowl?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by GalloNegrito, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. GalloNegrito

    GalloNegrito Out Of The Brooder

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    I hear that term very often, and I don't know exactly what it means. From what I heard and what the name gives me, I imagine their a type of fowl used it combat sports, fighting, and such. Am I wrong? If someone could explain, it would be great.
     
  2. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    You are correct. And I'll add it takes a different more responsible approach to raising them. Whatever u know about layers forget it for raising games. They're fighting chickens its what they do the chicks fight the cocks fight and the hens fight. And it don't matter how much you want them to live all together in one big happy flock if theyre real games you're gonna have a blood bath
     
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  3. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    Showoff your American gamefowl has a lot u can read and learn about them. What to do and what not to do
     
  4. BirdHead

    BirdHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Game is the word that describes their wild native like traits, Roosters especially of gamefowl category are naturally born to fight mostly to the death unless you get a sleeper or a runner, call it territorial but even hens fight. I've seen numerous Asil hens whoop after a Asil cock or stag. They are very intelligent, strong, beautiful and gentle birds towards a handler excluding manfighters as they can be worked with if the handler sees potential. In any sort of danger they'll protect themselves against snakes even hawks! Gamefowl can change you, they're not an obsession but a passion.
     
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  5. BirdHead

    BirdHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They must be separated however
     
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  6. Dirt Road Diva

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    We keep McLean Hatch and Kelso game birds because they are a hardy chicken. The only time we've had too much trouble is when roosters get together. The hens are great Mommas! In our area we have a lot of predators and these guys are our survivors! They are protective of their young, smart and fast! That being said we occasionally get a rooster that attacks us.. We don't keep those long. Lol
     

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