gamefowl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by the1much, Aug 14, 2008.

  1. rocker

    rocker In the Brooder

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    your rooster is what they call a grey,but there are many diferent strains of greys in the gamefowl world,theres no way of knowing what strain he came from,he could even be a grey cross of some sort.beutiful bird though.
     
  2. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    Thanks rocker [​IMG]
    he's one of the best looking birds i have ever seen,,,,of course i am used to just chickens. hehe [​IMG] and as fast as he's becoming friendly i know he's gonna be great to have.,,,but i gotta work hard to keep the my little girls from him,,,,they want to brush his "pretty hair" hehe [​IMG]
     
  3. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    well i didnt get the girl i was suppose to,, but did some "bird trading" and ended up with these girls,,, but i have NO IDEA if their grey games,,hahaha [​IMG][​IMG]
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  4. Vcomb

    Vcomb Songster

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    those are some nice looking ones. the rooster is what they call a black grey. that isn't a color you see in many strains, but is common as a cross between a family of greys (silver duckwing or silver wheaton) to a brownred or black. the hens all look real sharp, not sure what lines they'd be, especially the white one.

    if you're gonna breed some ya better start making some lil 4'x4' pens for his sons so that when the time comes you're ready to break them up.
     
  5. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    Quote:THANKS for the info ,, he is my first game, and i feel like a proud daddy bringing the girls to him ( first time he's been near 1 hehe ) ,, and i think i'll start breeding him in the spring,, ( give me time to make MORE pens,,hehe) the pen their in now was just made yesterday, he's been out back by himself for a few months, and i moved him yesterday, and put the girls in with him last night while they were roosting ( advice from cuda that worked great) .i was afriad he would hurt them at first (he used to be a fighter [​IMG] ) but i think with all the treats the girls give him,, and me picking him up EVERY day ( man do i have some scars [​IMG] ) mellowed him a little,, and these girls BETTER make him a happy camper [​IMG]
     
  6. Vcomb

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    Quote:most gamecocks won't hurt their hens, the best ones will actually call them over to the feed and let them eat first and call to them to take cover when he spots potential threats. the sons from him will eventually need to be put into individual pens, but once they get old enough that their spurs are long and solidly set you can put them out on tie cords. gives them more room to move around and scratch.

    here's a pic of pens i use. they work quite well.
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  7. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    thanks vcomb ,, he use to stay in a small coop,on a tie down,he could go out ( i had no pen for him, he sat beside my lawnchair under the trees all day), but that all changed yesterday,,hehe,, man he's mad at not being under the trees, but there wasnt enough space for him and the girls,, so i stuck his coop in the new pen,, still have some work to do on it,, and im going to start building pens like yours soon,, i need to start keeping all my breeds of chickens apart, so i think im gonna make a gamefowl pen between each chicken pen.
    again thanks,, i needed someone to tell me i have MORE work to do,, hehehe [​IMG]
     

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