Gamefowl

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by skillz1456, Dec 10, 2016.

  1. skillz1456

    skillz1456 Just Hatched

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    Does any one know what's the best age to breed my Gamefowl I have a trio in a 4'X6'x6 pens I keep the stag separate from the pullets since he is 5 months old and my pullets are 4. Also what kind of food you guys would recommend?
     
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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. I'm unfamiliar with game-fowl, so I'll let those in the know advise you.

    All the best
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  3. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under skillz1456 [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry, gamefowl are not my forte either. I note, however, that there are a couple of active gamefowl threads on which you may get an answer to you question:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/566142/oriental-gamefowl-thread

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/613455/show-off-your-american-gamefowl

    I hope you enjoy BYC. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
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  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    I wouldn't breed them until the hens have been laying for a few months. So 8-9 months of age would be a good time to start hatching eggs from the hens.

    I feed my games a 20% flock ration supplemented with oyster shell and 12% pigeon maintenance feed as scratch.
     
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  5. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Good luck with your breeding plans!
     
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  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Definitely stop by the Gamefowl links that Teila left for you, we have lots of members that breed and raise Games.

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our flock! :)
     
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  7. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  9. Ralph Suniga

    Ralph Suniga Out Of The Brooder

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    If you still need help with your breeding here is what an old timer here in TX and others in NM told me dont start breeding until the months that have r in them come around IE Sept,Oct,Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar, and Apr
     
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  10. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Flock Master

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    Semi zombie thread. OP hasn't been here in 7 months.
     
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